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.
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On Oct. 2, we celebrate the birthday of Tennessee baseball newcomer and Alcoa native Chaz Vesser.
Sept. 27 is a busy day for birthdays on Rocky Top as we celebrate five with Tennessee ties. We wish a happy birthday to senior rower Katherine Changes, sophomore swimmer Adam Cornett and junior Lady Vol hoops star Isabelle Harrison.
Celebrating her 19th birthday on Sept. 26 is Tennessee sophomore swimmer Heather Kiger.
On Sept. 25, we wish Happy Birthday to Lady Vol pole vaulter Erin Champion.