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John Adams leaves UT's Orange team for Southern California

John Adams leaves UT's Orange team for Southern California

Published April 13, 2011

John Adams, News Sentinel columnist and former coach of the Tennessee Volunteers Orange team, announced this afternoon that he is leaving for Southern California. His replacement in this year's Orange and White spring football game will be Mike Strange, also of the News Sentinel. Adams refused to take any questions from reporters.


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Comments » 45

GiveHim6TDTennessee writes:

hahahahaha

TommyJack writes:

bwahahahaha

atnvol#283282 writes:

Uhhhh.. thats a good one John

atnvol#283282 writes:

in response to atnvol#283282:

Uhhhh.. thats a good one John

Uhhh...one more thing John... watch those ditches late at night and uhhh...will you be taking your wife with you?

pammyvol1000 writes:

Hmmm.. sounds like a previous exit to Southern Cal for a dream job.

pammyvol1000 writes:

Don't think there will be any mattress burning in K-town.

Madkels writes:

Should've done this on April 1st!

VOLsince68 writes:

Now that is funny!!

GO VOLS!!!!!

utjunkie writes:

in response to Madkels:

Should've done this on April 1st!

So true!

SoddyVol writes:

Is this a joke? It seems almost too good to be true.

pj_ladyvolnMI writes:

LOL...you'll be missed Adams...<cough cough>.

ChrisUTvol writes:

Wonder if Orgeron will phone any reporters who are committed to a KNS career and tell them Adams might have a spot for them if they want to follow him to Southern Cal.

DownTheField15 writes:

There's two and a half minutes of my life I'll never get back...

BigOrangeSmoker writes:

Thank god!

Classof72 writes:

I remember when newspapers were real. Adams is now the Andy Kaufman of sports columnists.

Voluvr writes:

We won't see or hear from you, but we will long read about you in the KNS!

Good one.

Vols_For_The_Win writes:

Damn, it's a joke.

Einstein writes:

He will not be missed. Hope he and Lame Kiffin have a big party.

Witch_Doctors writes:

Witch Doctor should be consulted about humor. Witch Doctor say you have a professional(?)
lol.
Bones never lie.

jjsteel writes:

I'll put up the first fifty if he won't come back.

GreerVol22 writes:

....I almost pee'd a little.....

VOLliven2it writes:

Why am I not laughing? On the other hand, it is NOT a bad thing that our Orange team will not have to be around John Adams

CHITOWNVOL writes:

finally! can't believe this is actual news though. good riddance

wyomingvol writes:

Lets' get more serious and less analytical people!!!

Sound like fun?

BVDlovesORANGE writes:

this was about 2 minutes longer than La Krippins "presser" when he bailed. sniff sniff....we'll miss ya john....people who dont realize this is a joke are the same people who believe Hammy is doing a great job.

VolinCalif writes:

John I don't care what anyone says, I like you. But Please! Please! One deserter is enough for here in Calif.

givehim6 writes:

in response to Madkels:

Should've done this on April 1st!

Stold my post. hahaha my sids hurt bahbahbah

Voluvr writes:

Who's got a mattress?

hamrbr writes:

Took me a second, but very well done and funny as it gets! Normally don't do this, but Thanks John!

AtLannaVol writes:

Too friggin funny! Well done Mr. Adams.

but it did bring up the unmentionable's name and memeory in my head. Now I'll have to take a xanax to sleep. But it was a classic.

bobbarbilly writes:

" We will meet but we will miss him..."

SummittsCourt writes:

I thought it was real for a minute...

mbain13 writes:

I can't believe there are people that actually think this is not a joke...wow.

AlcoVOLic writes:

Wow...I like John Adams even less now. The headline sparked my excitement, and unfortunately this joke earned my click...I'm ashamed and sorry. Please leave, John.

ReVolver writes:

that was awesome.

tnvol4ever writes:

WOW, Kiffin's wife is really hot but I'm not suprised. I wish Lane & John nothing but the best.

mserena#334282 writes:

It's Saturday Night Live at the Big Orange with John Adams as the guest host. Well done and the "deadpan" delivery was believable, innovative and darn funny!

Who is this Mike Strange guy...I hear he is from La Tech or Missouri State??? We'll see if he can coach in the SEC, eh?

mserena#334282 writes:

It's Saturday Night Live at the Big Orange with John Adams as the guest host. John's "deadpan" delivery was believable, innovative and darn funny.

Who is this Mike Strange guy? I hear that he is from La Tech or Missouri State??? We'll see if he can coach in the SEC, eh?

thevoice writes:

Fire Hamilton now! This is an outrage!!!!!!!

rocky_topper writes:

Thank God. I thought this was going to be a bad day, but things are shaping up!

easleychuck writes:

Too bad it's not true. I would have driven him there.

usnavyvolfaninva_still_getting_paid writes:

funny. no, really, lmao.

Roger_E writes:

Talk about a joke that's been told about 500 times too many. (USC/UT) Maybe Adams can don the Gold & Green of the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos Soccer team and find success there.

CCLC writes:

Dang. First Kiffen and now Adams. Vols just can't catch a break!

cloudodust writes:

So, California gets another radiation filter. Thanks for the sacrifice, John

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