Below is a sampling of what you may hear in the stands contrasted with what a senior UK football player must hear in his head.
Fan: I love my team.
Senior: I love my teammates.
Fan: But these guys are struggling.
Senior: But my guys are struggling.
Fan: As usual.
Senior: At the moment.
Fan: Yep, this has been a tough year.
Senior: Yep, this has been a fast year.
Fan: We only have five games left this season.
Senior: I only have five games left.
Fan: Oh well.
Senior: Oh no.
Fan: We might win three of those games.
Senior: We must win three of those games.
Fan: We'd like to go to a bowl.
Senior: We have to go to a bowl.
Fan: I think we can beat Mississippi State and Vanderbilt.
Senior: I know we can beat Mississippi State and Vanderbilt.
Fan: But Arkansas, Georgia, or Tennessee?
Senior: And Arkansas, Georgia, and Tennessee.
Fan: In order to do that, somebody has to step up.
Senior: In order to do that, I have to step up.
Fan: I doubt that can happen, though.
Senior: I believe that will happen, definitely.
Fan: No way.
Senior: Find a way.
Fan: Is the new coaching staff really pleasing me?
Senior: Am I really pleasing the new coaching staff?
Fan: They haven't coached well so far.
Senior: I haven't executed well so far.
Fan: That's not surprising.
Senior: That's surprising.
Fan: What difference does it make now?
Senior: What can I do now to make a difference?
Fan: Not a lot.
Senior: A lot.
Fan: But who cares?
Senior: Because I care.
Fan: This has been a decent year, all in all.
Senior: I'm tired of all the decent years.
Fan: We've played almost everyone tough.
Senior: I'm tired of moral victories.
Fan: Being competitive is the only thing I expect for this program.
Senior: Winning is the only thing I expect for this program.
Fan: I wish people wouldn't take football so seriously.
Senior: I wish people would take football more seriously.
Fan: After all, it's only a game.
Senior: After all, it's only my life.