Grant Frerking says Tennessee will 'put on a show, shock the world' against Georgia
Grant Frerking has played under 3 coaches at Tennessee, and believes there’s a culture shift going on under Josh Heupel.
Frerking was a guest on Friday’s episode of “The Paul Finebaum Show” and primarily discussed changes to name, image and likeness laws, procedures and trends. But at the end of the interview, the senior wide receiver said the culture shift will lead to a big upset on Saturday against Georgia.
“I think you have guys that are excited to be there every day,” Frerking said. “When you want to come to work every day, you want to do something you’re passionate about. When you’re passionate about something, it doesn’t even seem like work to you. We have a locker room of 125 guys that truly genuinely enjoy walking into that building at 6:45 every morning and going to work.”
Frerking said the atmosphere around the program is the most fun players have had while they’re doing something at this level since he’s been at Tennessee.
“When you see guys have a hunger after a loss and they want to come in and put in extra work and go and move on to the next week because they see opportunity, and they see that the coaches are forward looking, and they’re positive about everything, that changes a culture,” he said. “Culture’s not easy to change and we’re truly seeing a culture change here that I think a lot of the fan base is seeing, and I think we’re going to put on a show tomorrow and shock the world.”
Tennessee online sports betting officially launched on November 1, 2020, and many of the largest sportsbooks are live and operating in the volunteer state. Tennessee is only one of a handful of SEC football states with legalized sports betting.