On Feb. 8 we would like to wish a happy birthday to pole vaulter/javelin thrower Chase Brannon of the men's track and field team who turns 22 today!
We would also like to wish a happy birthday to Reggie and Raleigh McKenzie of Vol Football fame!
Reggie, is currently the general manager of the Oakland Raiders and was honored during the 2012 season as a Legend of the Game for the Troy game on Nov. 3, 2012 while Raleigh is a scout for the Raiders' organization
Reggie and Raleigh starred for the Vols in the early 1980s. Knoxville natives and Austin-East High School graduates, Reggie played in 43 games during his time on Rocky Top accumulating 174 tackles and four sacks before going on to play in the NFL from 1985-1992.
Raleigh played three years for the Vols from 1982-84 as a center before moving on to the NFL and playing for the Washington Redskins from 1985-1994.