On Feb. 25, we send Happy Birthday wishes to tennis junior Joanna Henderson.
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On Feb. 24 we wish senior infielder Taylor Smart a happy birthday!
We also send Happy Birthday wishes to All-SEC kicker Fuad Reveiz who played 10 years in the NFL with the Dolphins, Chargers and Vikings. His sons Nick and Shane also went on to play for the Vols.
It is also former Vol offensive lineman Antonio Richardson's birthday today! Richardson has most recently been impressing teams at the NFL Combine. On Friday he put up 36 reps of 225 pounds, watch the video here:
On Feb. 23, we send Happy Birthday wishes to former Vols football All-American and current NFL linebacker Jerod Mayo of the New England Patriots.
On Feb. 22, we send Happy Birthday wishes to former Vols defensive back, Rashad Baker, who played with the Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots, Minnesota Vikings and Buffalo Bills in the NFL. Baker was a first-team All-SEC selection in 2000 and a third-team All-American that season.
On Feb. 20, we wish Happy Birthday to former Vols baseball star Julio Borbon. In 2005, Borbon helped the Volunteers reach the College World Series and was third on the team with a .350 batting average. His teammates that year included current major leaguers Chase Headley of the San Diego Padres and Luke Hochevar of the Kansas City Royals. Borbon led the Volunteers with a .366 batting average and 19 stolen bases in 2006 and in 2007, his final season, had a .345 batting average.
Borbon was a first-round selection by the Texas Rangers and played with them until 2013. In December 2013, he was selected by the Baltimore Orioles with the 12th pick in the Triple-A phase of the 2013 MLB Rule 5 Draft.
A busy day for birthdays in the Tennessee Athletics family on Feb. 17.
Also celebrating is legendary football player and Football Hall of Fame nominee Stanley Morgan, who played 13 years in the NFL, mostly with the New England Patriots.
Basketball legend Michael Jordan celebrates his 51st birthday on Feb. 17. In the world of Tennessee athletics the focus is on the man who led the Vols football program to greatness as General Robert Neyland was born on Feb. 17, 1892, 122 years ago.
Check out Neyland: 50 Facts on 50th Anniversary from the day of his passing on March 28, 1962.
On February 16, we send birthday wishes to two former Lady Vols, softball's Ivy Renfroe and soccer's Marie-Eve Nault.
Ivy Renfroe made her mark in the record books while playing for the Lady Vols, she concluded her career ranked second in school history in appearances (176) and wins (97). She is also third in career innings pitched (749.2) and strikeouts (737). She finished her Tennessee career as one of the most dependable postseason pitchers, totaling 18 wins in the NCAA Tournament and helping UT to three WCWS appearances (2010, 2012, 2013)
Marie-Eve Nault played for the Lady Vols from 2000-2003 and is currently a Canadian soccer defender who plays for KIF Örebro and the Canada women's national soccer team. She represented Canada at the 2012 Summer Olympics winning the bronze medal.