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