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Happy Birthday - Feb. 12: Thomas, Majors, and Johnson

On February 12, we celebrate a pair of Tennessee birthdays. Happy birthday to senior golfer Chessey Thomas and freshman sprinter Felecia Majors!


Today we also celebrate the birthday of Vol for Life, Inky Johnson! Watch the motivational speech he made to the team during spring practice on April 13, 2013.

Happy Birthday - Jan. 15: Parker Wormsley, Kia Jackson

On Jan. 15, we wish a very Happy Birthday to Vol baseball junior and Knoxville native Parker Wormsley and former Lady Vol track and field athlete Kia Jackson.

Parker Wormsley Kia Jackson

Happy Birthday - Jan. 6: Tavis Bailey

On Jan. 6, we wish a very Happy Birthday to Vols thrower Tavis Bailey.

Happy Birthday - Nov. 7: Willie Bohannon, Katherine Dresch

On Nov. 7, we wish Happy Birthday to former Vol football defensive lineman and linebacker Willie Bohannon and senior Lady Vol javelin thrower Katherine Dresch.

Willie Bohannon Katherine Dresch

Happy Birthday - Oct. 21: Matthew Hoty, Marvin Mitchell

On Oct. 21, we send Happy Birthday wishes to Vol track & field thrower Matthew Hoty and former football star and current Minnesota Vikings linebacker Marvin Mitchell.

Matthew Hoty 
Happy Birthday on Oct. 7 to current women's tennis freshman Laurence GuevremontAlso celebrating a birthday today are former Vol football long snapper Nick Guess, former men's pole vaulter Robert Rasnick and former baseball pitcher Rich DeLucia, who went on to pitch for the Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds, St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, Anaheim Angels and Cleveland Indians from 1990-99.

Laurence Guevremont Nick Guess Robert Rasnick

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

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