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Bama players smoked their victory cigars on Tennessee’s field until they got kicked out

This is how you really make yourself at home.

The victory cigar is an Alabama-Tennessee tradition going back, off and on, about 50 years. Tobacco stuff and extra benefits are technically NCAA violations, so the winning team reportedly just goes ahead and does it, then self-reports it to the governing body.

This year, after a 49-10 victory made it 10 in a row over the Vols, some Tide players headed back out onto UT’s field to puff in the autumn air.

The big fellas got in some good shots in the middle of the field ...

... but the locals had about enough of all that before too long. (This video has since been deleted, but showed stadium security shooing Bama wide receiver Calvin Ridley and others off the field.)

The greatest recent moment in Third Saturday cigar history is still this pic of Derrick Henry and Nick Saban from last year, though.

Winners Circle . #WeLoveYou28

A photo posted by Derrick Henry (@last_king_2) on