KNOXVILLE — Before he even had been asked to describe the game-altering events of the final five minutes of the first quarter, Butch Jones opened his postgame news conference by showing just how well he knows the sacred traditions of University of Tennessee football.
Referring to the avalanche of points the Volunteers buried Western Kentucky under during a span of the final four minutes of the first quarter and opening 22 seconds of the second, Jones recited from memory one of Gen. Robert Neyland's seven game maxims.
"Play for and make the breaks, and when one comes your way, score," Jones said with a grin. "That's the second of General Neyland's maxims, and it got us going today.
"I've never ever been associated with anything like that."
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