GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It may have nine stanzas, but the good ‘ole song from Rocky Top has a catchy ring to it. In Knoxville, Tenn., it’s a touching rendition to the simple life in the foothills. In many other places, “Rocky Top,” is an annoying battle cry that people would rather do without.
Gators senior defensive tackle Dominique Easley has an interesting way to deal with Tennessee’s theme song: He sings it himself.
“They hear me,” Easley said. “I don’t know if they consider it a taunt, but I just do it for my own enjoyment.”
Easley does not shy away from having fun on the football field. For him and nine other seniors, Saturday marks the last matchup in their careers against the Volunteers (2-1). No. 19 Florida (1-1) attempts its ninth-straight victory in the series at 3:30 p.m. in The Swamp.
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