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Tennessee recruit pokes a stick at his new SEC rivals

Tennessee football is looking to be improving with another year of Butch Jones at the helm. It has been a while since the Vols had the opportunity to do some smack talk in the SEC, or even just the SEC East. The pride in the program has been undergoing a restoration project brick by brick, as Jones likes to say, and it seems to be catching on. Even incoming Vols are buying into the mindset, and some are not afraid to start talking the talk before getting a chance to walk the walk.

Kahlil McKenzie is a big recruit for Jones at Tennessee, both literally and figuratively. The five-star defensive tackle from California measures in at 6'4", 320 pounds and he could slide right into a starting job in Knoxville this fall. He also talks a big game on Twitter. This weekend he took to Twitter to lay down some zingers aimed at Tennessee rivals, like Vanderbilt and Alabama...

Woke up today and I’m not a Commodore it’s gonna be a good day!! #GoVols

— Kahlil McKenzie Jr (@KM1_Era) January 24, 2015


And of course everyday I wake up not a Bammer and have listen to that awful Dixieland Delight is is always a blessing #GBO

— Kahlil McKenzie Jr (@KM1_Era) January 24, 2015


McKenzie has a point here. Dixieland Delight may be a classic, but many of us have had our fill of the song Alabama fans love. Of course, tweets like this make for some good bulletin board material, if nothing else. MCKenzie made sure to let everyone know he is just having some fun.

I’m just bein me lovin my Vols 😎

— Kahlil McKenzie Jr (@KM1_Era) January 24, 2015

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