The way Kahlil McKenzie Jr. sees it, football beats education.
Following Tennessee's 45-6 win over Northwestern in Friday's Outback Bowl, the Volunteers defensive lineman tweeted, "That GPA ain't save Northwestern on the field."
It was a sentiment reminiscent to one expressed by Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones in 2012, which he has since demonstrated remorse for:
Kahlil McKenzie Jr. @Kahlil_Mckenzie
That GPA ain't save Northwestern on the field2016-1-1 21:49:02
McKenzie is the son of Reggie McKenzie, general manager of the Oakland Raiders.