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Happy Birthday - May 30: Tobin, Song, and McBride

Happy Birthday to senior distance runner Daniel Tobin, junior golfer Daeun Song, and VFL and former defensive end Turk McBride.

    

Happy Birthday - May 27: Jack Little

On May 27, we wish a Happy Birthday to sophomore cross country runner Jack Little


Happy Birthday - May 21: Dickie and Majors

On May 21, we send Happy Birthday wishes to freshman cross country runner Jeremy Dickie.



Also celebrating his birthday today is Vols legend and Hall of Famer Johnny Majors who was born on May 21, 1935.

  

Happy Birthday - May 11: Derlath, Thulin, Parry and Fuson

Happy birthday to senior distance runner Stephen Derlath, junior swimmer Jacob Thulin and sophomore soccer player Aaron Parry


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Also from the archives, May 11 was the day that former football player Clyde Fuson was born in 1923. "Ig"  is one of seven Vols to have their number (No. 62) retired in football. He was one of four Vols to not return home from World War II and was memorialized along with Bill Nowling, Rudy Klarer and Willis Tucker. Fuson, a native of Middlesboro, Ky., and fullback on the 1942 team, who shared playing time with Nowling. Ig had a younger brother, Herschel (Ug) Fuson, who was a freshman on the 1942 team and transferred to West Point where he graduated.

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Happy Birthday - March 11: Norbert, Burke & Westmoreland

On March 11, we send Happy Birthday to wishes to junior cross country runner Kacey Norbert



We also send birthday wishes to two former Tennessee stars.

Celebrating are baseball star Chris Burke, who played for the Astros, Diamondbacks and Padres in the Majors. Burke most recently was honored at the 2014 Baseball Leadoff BBQ in Knoxville. 


From football, Eric Westmoreland celebrates his birthday. He went on to play for the Jaguars and Browns after being a starting linebacker for the 1998 National Championship Vols. 


Happy Birthday - Feb. 15: Amirah Johnson and Tony White

On February 15, we send birthday wishes to junior runner Amirah Johnson and former Vol basketball legend Tony White

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Tony White still holds the record for most points in a game with 51 points. 

Happy Birthday - June 27: Raiques Crump, Austin Whitelaw

Celebrating birthdays on June 27 are rising senior linebacker Raiques Crump and sophomore distance runner Austin Whitelaw.

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Happy Birthday - June 4: Lizzie Cornell, Steve Searcy

On June 4, we celebrate birthdays for women's track/cross country redshirt freshman Lizzie Cornell and former Vols pitcher and major leaguer Steve Searcy, who is also a Knoxville native.

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Tennessee Update: T&F/XC Blog (4/25)


The No. 20 Vols and Lady Vols will be looking to continue their success at the country's most prestigious meet this week, the 119th edition of the Penn Relays. Joining the Big Orange at Franklin Field will be a slew of former standouts, including Justin Gatlin, DeeDee Trotter, Tianna Madison, Phoebe Wright and Chanelle Price, representing Team USA. Price, a native of Easton, Pa., recently discussed her current training on Rocky Top with her hometown newspaper. Also joining the Lady Vols in Philadelphia will be incoming commit and Washington Post All-Met Winter Track Athlete of the Year Felecia Majors. The multi-event talent talked about her ongoing journey to Rocky Top.

Happy Birthday - April 22: Brittney Jackson

On April 22, we send Happy Birthday to runner Brittney Jackson of the track & field and cross country teams. 

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