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Tennessee football until they die. And even after.

That’s the motto for this Tennessee football fan, who “wasn’t big on flowers” according to his son, via So his son did what his dad would want — have his grave painted like the checkerboard end zones at Neyland.

“God, family, and Tennessee football. Pretty much how it’s always been.”

After a loss to Texas A&M, Tennessee hosts No. 1 Alabama Saturday night.

(College Spun)