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Happy Birthday - Oct. 6: Glenn Jeffries, Faith Johnson, Katie Lenz

On Oct. 6, we celebrate the birthday of the Vols' oldest living letterman Glenn Jeffries, who turns 99 today! Jeffries was a javelin thrower on the Tennessee track & field team from 1934-37. 

We also wish Happy Birthday to Lady Vol swimmer and NCAA relay champion Faith Johnson and senior soccer player Katie Lenz.

Faith Johnson Katie Lenz

Happy Birthday - Sept. 25: Erin Champion

On Sept. 25, we wish Happy Birthday to Lady Vol pole vaulter Erin Champion.


Happy Birthday - Sept. 15: Hammond, Hochevar, Mack, McEver, Richardson

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.

Josh Richardson Whitney Hammond Luke Hochevar Gene McEver

 
On Sept. 12, we celebrate the birthday of former Tennessee basketball player Brandon Crump, who closed his career with the Vols with 1,267 points. We also wish a Happy Birthday to Lady Vol track & field athletes Patavia Lowery and Linda Hadfield.

Brandon Crump Patavia Lowery Linda Hadfield

Happy Birthday - Sept. 6: Robert Ayers, Maddie Gangi, Tom Pappas

On Sept. 6., we send Happy Birthday wishes to former Vols defensive lineman and current Denver Bronco Robert Ayers, who registered one sack in Denver's 49-27 victory over the Ravens last night. 



We also celebrate the birthdays of freshman Tennessee soccer player Maddie Gangi and former track & field star and 2003 Jesse Owens Award recipient Tom Pappas.





Happy Birthday - #VFL Willie Gault

On September 5, we wish a very happy 52nd birthday to legendary Vols football and track star Willie Gault. The wideout played in the NFL for 11 seasons, winning Super Bowl XX with the Chicago Bears. The speedster finished his UT career holding 12 school records in football and three in track and field.


Happy Birthday - Sept. 3: Michael Maira, LaDarrell McNeil

On Sept. 3, we celebrate the birthdays of Tennessee pole vaulter Michael Maira and Vols defensive back LaDarrell McNeil.

Michael Maira LaDarrell McNeil

Happy Birthday - Aug. 28: Annie Alexander, Steve Fassino

On August 28, we wish Happy Birthday to former Tennessee track & field athletes Annie Alexander and Steve Fassino. Alexander was a seven-time All-American and eight-time SEC champion thrower for the Lady Vols.

Annie Alexander Steve Fassino
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.

 

Drew Thomas Jimmy Dagley

Happy Birthday - Aug. 22: Chanelle Price, Jay Vandeventer

On August 22, we celebrate the birthdays of nine-time All-American and former women's track athlete Chanelle Price and 2013 men's golf graduate Jay Vandeventer.

Chanelle Price Jay Vandeventer

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