JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It's a new season with a new look and perhaps new sounds.
Friday night, the 2013 Jaguars take the field at EverBank Field for the first time in the first preseason game of the year.
The cheer from the crowd, the hard hit from the hometown team: Line cook Oscar Hurst relies on the patrons he's cooking for to keep him up to speed with what's gong on with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
"On a Saturday or Sunday, we're back here working and we hear the atmosphere go loud because the Jags scored a touchdown," said Oscar Hurst, a Jacksonville cook.
Hurst, a Jacksonville native and life-long Jaguars fan knows when he hears "Sweet Home Alabama," his team needs help from the crowd.
"It really gives us hope that we're going to score this touchdown," said Hurst.
But the 1970s song, written by Jacksonville's Lynyrd Skynyrd, might have played to its last crowd after the Jacksonville Jaguars DJ Chill Will tweeted Thursday, "Dear Jags fans ... Sweet Home Alabama will never be played at EverBank Field again ... that is all."
"That's the one thing people look for is the music, the beat or the words, or it just means something to them," said Jackie Johnson, a Jacksonville resident said.
According to the Jacksonville Jaguars officials, there is no definite word on whether or not the song will be played. The team's Senior Vice President, Dan Edwards told First Coast News, "I don't think we played it at all last year."
First Coast News