Govols247's Wes Rucker: Vols on cusp of special day

University of Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones, top center, huddles with the Vols following the team's opening scrimmage of the fall 2013 season at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)

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University of Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones, top center, huddles with the Vols following the team's opening scrimmage of the fall 2013 season at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)

After watching the Swiss Army conduct an impressive exercise in 1912, the mighty German Kaiser approached one of the Swiss soldiers and posed a fair, direct question.

“You are quarter-of-a-million strong, and you shoot well, but what will you do if we invade you with 500,000 men?” the Kaiser asked.

“Shoot twice and then go home,” the Swiss soldier replied.

“Why,” you’re probably asking, “does that quote belong on a sports website?

That’s also a fair, direct question.

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