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Paul Finebaum Calls Tennessee's Loss To Georgia State "Rock Bottom"

An extreme closeup of ESPN college football analyst Paul Finebaum from the Cotton Bowl in Texas in 2019.

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 31: TV/radio personality Paul Finebaum of the SEC Network speaks on air before the Goodyear Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium on December 31, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

The first big upset of this young college football season is in the books. The Georgia State Panthers beat the Tennessee Volunteers 38-30 in a stunner on Saturday.

To add insult to injury, the Panthers won the game in front of the Tennessee home crowd.

Fans and national analysts have taken to social media to discuss Tennessee's embarrassing loss. The latest to chip in is a well-known analyst and UT alum.

ESPN and SEC Network's Paul Finebaum voiced his frustration following Tennessee's loss,

I have watched Tennessee football since I was 3 years old and this is rock bottom. Beyond words. Beyond belief.

— Paul Finebaum (@finebaum) August 31, 2019

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"I have watched Tennessee football since I was 3 years old and this is rock bottom," Finebaum said. "Beyond words. Beyond belief."

The loss is shocking SEC experts across the country. But to Finebaum, Tennessee is in disaster mode.

Just days ago though, Finebaum felt Tennessee was on their way back to being in the national championship.

“I think Tennessee can become a national championship contender again,” Finebaum said. “I believe in this university, I believe in [Phillip] Fulmer. Georgia, Florida have nothing on Tennessee when it comes to tradition and infrastructure.”

Clearly, the Volunteers have a long way to go until then.

Tennessee's schedule doesn't get any easier from here on out. The Volunteers have to play BYU next week before games throughout the season with Georgia, Alabama and Florida to name a few.

Could more personnel changes be coming for Tennessee?