So no player on Tennessee's roster had been born in 1984 when Kentucky last beat Tennessee. Lane Kiffin was only 9-years-old. The Vols' 24 consecutive wins is the longest major-college rivalry winning streak in the nation.
Senior offensive lineman Christian Johnson says that if Kentucky wins tomorrow, "they're going to tear Lexington apart." Which is a brilliant statement because it really presents a dilemma for us, doesn't it? I mean, which would you rather see, Vol fans? The streak remain intact or Lexington torn asunder? In fact, POLL:
Which would you rather see as a Vol fan? Beat Kentucky and Lexington remain intact or lose to Kentucky and see Lexington destroyed?
Beat Kentucky and extend the streak (102 votes)
Lose to Kentucky and Lexington's destroyed forever (17 votes)
119 total votes