Originally written on Shirts With Random Triangles  |  Last updated 11/19/14
How are Alabama fans handling former Tennessee quarterback's call for the Vols to "step on" Alabama QB A.J. McCarron's injured knee? Not too well -  they're asking Tennessee Sports Radio, which employs Ainge as an on-air personality, to fire him. Over 100 emails from BAMA fans wanting us to fire Erik Ainge. Not gonna happen. #BUCKFAMA #Rogue — TN Sports Radio (@TNSportsRadio) October 19, 2012 Okay, Crimson Tide fans are supposed to get somewhat out of hand with their passions. But a broadcasting company dropping a "BUCKFAMA" really isn't quite professional. Stay classy, Tennessee.  (HT: @FakeDaveHart , which may be the fist time I've given credit to a fake Twitter account)
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3 Comments:
  • Well what can you expect from a bunch of bango playing, inbred rednecks????? UT will NEVER be anywhere near the caliber of The Crimson Tide, so all they can do is suggest unsportsmanlike conduct. WHAT A CLASSLESS BUNCH OF LOSERS!!!!!!!
  • After reading this from CBS Sports, I think both teams should disown this idiot, cut off any access to players, and all true fans of college football (any team) should ignore him till they take him off the air:
    ________

    "Putting aside the irony of a quarterback whose career was frequently interrupted by injury advocating his team injure someone else's quarterback, Ainge's call for the Vols to "bend the rules a little bit" (in his words) in the name of threatening McCarron's career is so reprehensible it's barely worth the effort to condemn it. But maybe Ainge was just speaking off the cuff and didn't intend for his words to be as ugly and barbaric as they've come across.

    So let's check his Twitter feed to see if there's any clarifications or apologies ...

    Haha these bama fans are funny man. When a guy is banged up you go for his boo boo. That's football you don't like it...watch soccer #3rdSAT

    — Erik Ainge (@ErikAinge3) October 19, 2012
    Ah. Not so much, then. (In a response to an angry Alabama fan, Ainge also approves of Tide defenders going after Tyler Bray's knee. I'm sure the current Vols quarterback and his teammates and coaches appreciate a program alumnus encouraging an opponent to try to end Bray's season or career.)"

  • This was not an isolated comment btw. In the same broadcast, Ainge also called for Tennessee offensive linemen to make crack blocks so they could "rip up a player's knee."
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