On Sept. 15, we celebrate five Tennessee athletics' birthdays. Current men's basketball player Josh Richardson turns 20 today. We also wish Happy Birthday to former softball player Whitney Hammond, former Vol and current Kansas City Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar, Olympic gold medalist pole vaulter Tim Mack and Tennessee football legend Gene McEver.
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On Wednesday, Vols' newcomer Antonio Barton Met with the Media. Check out his media session:
Here's what the media wrote
- Associated Press: Memphis transfer Antonio Barton says he's still getting accustomed to UT
- Knoxville News Sentinel: New Tennesee point guard Antonio Barton now 'in a perfect position'
- Nooga.com: Martin: New Vol point guard Barton a "tougher breed"
- UT Daily Beacon: Barton looks to fill void at PG
August 23rd marks the birthday of former Vol basketball and Chicago Bulls great Tom Boerwinkle, who passed away on March 26, 2013. The 4th pick in the 1968 NBA Draft, Boerwinkle was an All-American and helped lead UT to the 1967 SEC Championship.
Also celebrating birthdays today is men's swimmer Jimmy Dagley and former Vol track thrower Drew Thomas.
On August 11, we celebrate the 53rd birthday of former Tennessee men's basketball player Ed Littleton. He was part of the 1981-82 SEC Champion Vols squad that compiled a 20-10 (13-5 SEC) record.
(From L-R, Ed Littleton is the second player in on the top row)
On August 8, we wish happy birthday to three former Tennessee student-athletes. Former Tennessee men's basketball star Scotty Hopson, who shined in the NBA's summer league for the Miami Heat this summer, celebrates his 24th birthday today. Former Lady Vol swimmer Brooke Watson turns 22.
Today is also the birthday of former Vol football player Bill Nowling. Nowling, who lost his life fighting for America in World War II, had his No. 32 retired in his honor in 2006.