While Tennessee’s 2016 season had its highlights, like the Hail Mary win over Georgia and the epic second-half comeback against Florida, it wasn’t necessarily a season to remember for many Volunteers fans. UT was the offseason media favorite to win the SEC East, and many considered Butch Jones’ squad a potential playoff contender. Team 120 finished the regular season 8-4 and went to the Music City Bowl, but players will receive multiple rings.

Rhiannon Potkey of the Knoxville News Sentinel reported Friday that Vols players and staffers will be receiving rings for the Music City Bowl victory, 38-24 over Nebraska in Nashville, as well as for the Battle at Bristol, the team’s Week 2 win over Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway.

While Jones has made bowl rings a new tradition at Tennessee (and he’s not alone in this trend), Twitter users certainly found some humor in the fact that a relatively disappointing season resulted in multiple rings.

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Tennessee sportsbooks are live in the Volunteer state since November 1, 2020. Tennessee was the first SEC state to legalize sports betting.

Potkey’s article notes that the Battle at Bristol organizers provided 125 free rings. UT ordered eight more for staffers at a reported cost of $325 each. Tennessee memorably inspired many hilarious memes for being showered with confetti and hoisting a trophy after the Bristol victory over Virginia Tech.

For more details on the rings and a full financial breakdown of the Music City Bowl expenses, Potkey’s article can be viewed here.