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Vols Jersey Countdown #49



July 13, 2012


Timber Tops
#49

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT
Rudy Klarer
Guard (1941-42)

No. 49 was retired in honor of Rudy Klarer (March 9, 1923 -- Jan. 6, 1945), who was a reserve guard in 1941 and starter in 1942, from Louisville, Ky. Klarer passed away defending the United States of America in World War II. His jersey was retired in ceremonies held in 2006.

FAN FAVORITE 49s
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ALL-TIME 49s
Rudy Klarer - 1941,42 (RETIRED IN HIS HONOR)
Gene Huff - 1944
Carroll Young - 1956
Jim Lowe - 1958
Glenn Glass - 1959,60,61
Larry Watson - 1962
Art Galiffa - 1963
Bob Mauriello - 1968
Johnny Thompson - 1970,72
John Tharpe - 1973,74
Danny Emery - 1975
Rick Berkhan - 1976,77
Steve Castleman - 1978
Dale Schneitman - 1979
Jake Tillman - 1981
Kelly Ziegler - 1984,85,86,87

BY THE NUMBERS
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