Banner over Tuscaloosa tells Butch Jones his mom still loves him

At least one person still loves Butch Jones. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Tennessee coach Butch Jones probably shouldn’t look toward the sky before his team’s game vs. Alabama. Or, if he’s looking for some reassurance, maybe he should.

A plane flew over Tuscaloosa — where Bama hosts Tennessee on Saturday — with a message poking fun at the flack the Tennessee coach has taken this year.



Tennessee fans are a wild bunch and are ready to move on from Jones at the end of the season. Clearly, this website that paid for the banner wants to capitalize on that … and needs to pay for spellcheck. The word “you” is misspelled.

Perhaps a banner teasing Jon Gruden as Tennessee’s coach is next. Look what happened to his Wikipedia page Friday. Tennessee fans are infatuated with the idea of Gruden coming out of the “Monday Night Football” booth to coach Tennessee, even if there’s absolutely no evidence he’s interested in the job.


Tennessee, which is 3-3, is a five-touchdown underdog to the Crimson Tide.

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Nick Bromberg is the editor of Dr. Saturday and From the Marbles on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at nickbromberg@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!