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Happy birthday to senior distance runner Stephen Derlath, junior swimmer Jacob Thulin and sophomore soccer player Aaron Parry.
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.
On April 22, we wish a Happy Birthday to track athlete Brittney Jackson.
On March 12 we send birthday wishes to junior sprinter Julia Petree.
On Feb. 18, we celebrate two current student-athletes birthdays, freshman outside hitter Jamie Lea and senior jumper Allison Outerbridge.
We would also like to wish happy birthday to former softball standout and current team manager Ashley Andrews and former football wide receiver Chris Hannon. Hannon was the only SEC wideout to catch three touchdown passes in a game during the 2003 season. His three touchdown catches tied the Tennessee game record held by six other players.
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.