If you are a long-time Tennessee fan like me, you probably have multiple reasons for loving it.
How could you not?
From the first time they saw Smokey running onto the field, to listening to John Ward’s play-by-play call of an all-important SEC battle, Tennessee fans have a wide variety of memories etched into their minds that they can call their reason for falling in love with the orange and white-clad Volunteers.
The University of Tennessee is crawling with traditions dating all the way back to the 19th century. It’s no wonder so many different answers come out when you ask UT fans what made them a “Vol for life.”
If you are looking for the best, look no further. I’m here to power rank what I believe to be the top five reasons 100,000 strong pour into Neyland Stadium every Saturday each fall.