As Forrest Gump so eloquently said, “It happens.”

Something always happens in the modern world of collegiate athletics. There’s always at least a little bit of drama — and if it’s only a little bit of drama, that’s the best-case scenario.

For better or worse — and it’s usually for the better, in my opinion — it’s more difficult than ever for colleges to sweep things under the rug.

Crisis management is necessary skill these days, and new Tennessee athletic director John Currie said everyone in his department will need to have it.