Naming rights for Tennessee

Should the state of Tennessee sell naming rights as a way to make money? The idea was floated the other day by Knoxville humorist Scott McNutt. Of course, McNutt was making a joke, but one major city actually did sell off naming rights to large corporation. And it retains the company name to this day. (More on this here and here.) Anyway, McNutt suggested selling Tennessee's naming rights to Pilot/Flying J... but I think that one of Tennessee's bigger employers would be a more natural fit. How about "Fedexessee"? It kind of rolls off the tongue nicely. Of course, the state flag would have to be updated to purple and orange.  Got a better idea? Add your suggestions.

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  1. Maybe use the Rose Bowl as a template - "Tennessee: Presented by FedEx"

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