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On Jan. 27, we send Happy Birthday wishes to former Lady Vol hoops star and 2013 graduate Taber Spani. Spani is currently playing professionally overseas in Poland.
On Jan. 25, we wish a very Happy Birthday to Lady Vol hoops star Meighan Simmons. "Speedy" and the No. 11/12 Lady Vols take on Texas A&M on the road on Sunday at 4:05 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
On Jan. 22, we wish a very Happy Birthday to Vols walk-on long snapper Andrew Henry from Gallatin.
On Jan. 21, former Vols baseball star and longtime Major Leaguer Mike Smithson celebrates his birthday. Smithson pitched eight years in the majors with the Rangers, Twins and Red Sox. In 2009, he was named to Tennessee's All-Century team.
Smithson, who wore No. 28 at UT, was recently featured on the program's jersey countdown to first pitch.
January 17th is a loaded day of birthdays on Rocky Top, starting with Vols head coach Butch Jones. Be sure to send him a Happy Birthday message on the football Facebook Page.
Also celebrating a birthday from our football family is senior linebacker Dontavis Sapp, former All-American punter Jimmy Colquitt and St. Louis Rams offensive lineman Scott Wells.
Outside of the football program, former Vol golfer and 2014 Masters participant Garrick Porteous and current Lady Vol softball outfielder Jennifer Burroughs celebrate their birthdays today.