Aug. 6, 2012
Running Back (1993-96)
One of the most accomplished running backs in Tennessee history, Jay Graham is in his first season coaching the position at his alma mater after spending the last three seasons as an assistant coach at South Carolina.
As a player for Tennessee, Graham rushed for 2,609 yards as a Vol from 1993-96 and ranks seventh all-time on the Vols' career rushing chart. His most prolific season was in 1995, when he rushed for 1,438 yards on 272 carries, the second-highest rushing total in a season in UT history and the third-most attempts by a Vol running back in one year. Graham earned All-SEC Second Team honors as both a junior and a senior in 1995 and 1996, respectively, and helped the Vols to three bowl victories.
Graham's 1995 total of 11 100-yard games is the most in Tennessee history in a single season and included a school-record nine consecutive 100-yard rushing efforts. He also posted 14 100-yard games in his Tennessee career, a total that ranks only behind Travis Henry (15) in school history. Additionally, Graham's 25 rushing touchdowns rank tied for ninth on the Tennessee career list, and he rushed for a career-high 211 yards against Vanderbilt on Nov. 25, 1995.
A third-round pick of the Baltimore Ravens in 1997, Graham spent six seasons in the NFL, including four with the Ravens (1997-2000) and single seasons with the Seattle Seahawks (2001) and Green Bay Packers (2002).
In 2004, Graham returned to Knoxville and graduated with a degree in psychology. He also served the 2005 season as a graduate assistant on the Vols staff and completed his master's degree in sports management from UT in 2008. In addition to stints at South Carolina and his graduate assistant season at Tennessee, Graham has also served as an assistant coach at Miami, Ohio (2008), UT-Martin (2007), the University of San Diego (2007), and UT Chattanooga (2006).
Defensive Back (1988-91)
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