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Happy Birthday on Oct. 7 to current women's tennis freshman Laurence Guevremont. Also celebrating a birthday today are former Vol football long snapper Nick Guess, former men's pole vaulter Robert Rasnick and former baseball pitcher Rich DeLucia, who went on to pitch for the Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, Anaheim Angels and Cleveland Indians from 1990-99.
On Oct. 6, we celebrate the birthday of the Vols' oldest living letterman Glenn Jeffries, who turns 99 today! Jeffries was a javelin thrower on the Tennessee track & field team from 1934-37.
On a football Saturday in October, we wish Happy Birthday to freshman defensive back and Kingsport native Devaun Swafford.
A legendary player at Tennessee and former head coach Bowden Wyatt, a College Football Hall of Famer, would have turned 96 years old on Oct. 4, as he was born in 1917. Bowden passed away in 1969 at the age of 51. Wyatt led the Vols to a 49-29-4 record in eight seasons, winning the SEC Championship in 1956.
On Oct. 2, we celebrate the birthday of Tennessee baseball newcomer and Alcoa native Chaz Vesser.