2021 Countdown to Bowling Green

peaygolf

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Terry Fair was a vocal leader for the Vols from 1994-1997. As a junior, Fair was named All-SEC, while recording 33 tackles and 4 interceptions. He also returned 29 punts for 400 yards and 2 touchdowns. The two touchdowns were vs UCLA and Arkansas...... both going for 86 yards!!!!

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Dad often mentioned Hack and Mack, but favorite Vol was Cafego
Given the number of times his name still appears in the record book even after the passage of over 90 years, McEver must have been an absolute beast.

When McEver had to miss the 1930 season with a knee injury, Buddy Hackman stepped in and made All-Conference,

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That said, George Cafego gets my vote as the toughest Vol ever. He blew out a knee sometime in his junior year. He went on to earn All-America honors his senior year and played several seasons in the NFL. He didn't get his knee fixed until sometime in the '70s. John Majors used to let "Bad News" give the pre-game speech before the Vols went out to play Vanderbilt. He was Tennessee's kicking and special teams coach and developed legends like Weaver, Kremser, Reveiz, Hunt, and Craig Colquitt.

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peaygolf

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General Neyland said the best pure passer he ever saw was Charles Vaughn. Vaughn was also great as a defensive player and helped the Vols to a 24-5-1 record from 1932-1934.
In the 1933 game vs Vanderbilt, Feathers 3 TDs, Vaughn’s spot passing, and Vaughn’s 79 yard interception return helped UT to the largest victory over Vanderbilt in 30 games, 33-6

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Steve Wold was a backup fullback in 1969-1970 to Curt Watson. The Florida native rushed for almost 600 career yards and a 6 yard average. He is best known for his 82 yard run vs Vanderbilt in 1969. It is still the longest non-scoring run in Tennessee history.

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how did i forget steve's name.
It's hard to think today that ia backup FB would even get 20 yards a season these days. The Crossville Comet was one my early Vol favorites
 

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