Terry  Fair

Terry Fair

Defensive Quality Control Assistant

2nd Season

Alma Mater:
Tennessee '10

  • Terry Fair was a four-year starter at defensive back for UT from 1994-97
  • Two-time All-SEC honoree in 1996 and 1997 as a DB and an All-SEC punt returner in 1996, also earned SEC All-Freshman honors in 1994
  • Ranks tied for seventh all-time in UT history with 30 passes defended (19 PBU, 11 INT)
  • First-round draft pick of the Detroit Lions (20th overall) in the 1998 NFL Draft
  • Played six seasons in the NFL with the Lions, Carolina Panthers and St. Louis Rams, accumulating 215 tackles, one sack and seven interceptions
  • In his rookie season, was named to the NFL All-Rookie Team, the All-Pro Team and was tabbed as an alternate for the Pro Bowl
  • Spent three years on the coaching staff at Phoenix College following his pro career, sending four DBs to Division I schools to continue their collegiate careers
  • Most recently was a co-host of "The Drive," a sports talk radio show on WNOX in Knoxville
  • Earned a degree in psychology from Tennessee in 2010 through the athletic department's Renewing Academic Commitment program
  • Fair is married to Sherlone and has three children, Herandre, Delon and Ariyah


  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago