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11/3/1962 - University of Tennessee's Bobby Morton in action against Wake Forest. UT won 23-0.

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11/3/1962 - University of Tennessee's Bobby Morton in action against Wake Forest. UT won 23-0.

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  • 11/3/1962 - University of Tennessee's Bobby Morton in action against Wake Forest. UT won 23-0.
  • George Cafego, a 5-foot-10, 169-pound All-American quarterback for the Vols. The West Virginia native was a 1969 College Football Hall of Fame inductee and an assistant coach for Tennessee for 30 years. He died at age 82 on Feb. 9, 1998 in Knoxville.
  • Tennessee's Haskel Stanback runs against Vanderbilt tacklers Mark Llewellyn and Mike Kirk on Dec. 2, 1972 at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tenn. Stanback's 143 yards rushing in the game gave him 890 for the year, surpassing the UT single season record set in 1951 by Hank Lauricella.  The Vols won 30-10.
  • Vols' linebacker Art Reynolds moves in to tackle Georgia quarterback Andy Johnson on Nov. 4, 1972 in Athens, Ga. Reynolds' son, Garrett, 6-foot-7, 310-pounds, was an offensive lineman at North Carolina last season and was drafted in the fifth round by the Atlanta Falcons.
  • University of Tennessee plays Wake Forest in 1972. Among the Vol players are Conrad Graham (37).
  • University of Tennessee plays UC- Santa Barbara in 1971. The Vols won 48-6. Players pictured include Jackie Walker, Carl Johnson and Tim Townes.
  • Tennessee's Jerry Ensley, left, shakes hands with Ole Miss's Allen Brown after the Vols had played Ole Miss in 1962 at Neyland Stadium. The Rebels won 19-6.
  • Alabama receiver Dick Williamson stretches for a Joe Namath pass against Tennessee on Oct. 20, 1962 in Knoxville. The Tide won the game 27-7. Williamson went on to be head coach of Memphis State for five years and is now the receivers coach for the NFL's Carolina Panthers. Anybody know the Tennessee player?
  • 9/2/1966 - Tackle Tommy Baucom, left, and guard Steve Carroll, Tennessee freshmen in Sept. 1966.
  • 11/10/1971 - University of Tennessee running back Haskel Stanback in 1971.
  • 11/17/1962 - Tennessee's John Bill Hudson catches a touchdown pass from Bobby Morton against Ole Miss on Nov. 17, 1962 at Neyland Stadium. The play triggered a bench-clearing brawl that was witnessed by 37,166 'well-watered fans' according to a News Sentinel story. The Rebel defender is Louis Guy, who earlier in the game had a 103-yard interception return for a touchdown. Ole Miss spoiled the Vols' homecoming with a 19-6 win.
  • 10/19/1961 - Alabama coach Bear Bryant is pictured at Legion Field in Birmingham in 1961. The Tide player is Billy Neighbors.
  • Tennessee and Vanderbilt players brawl as the Vols beat Vandy 14-0 at Shields-Watkins Field in Nov. 1963. The game is famous for being being the last in which Tennessee ran the single-wing offense, a staple since Robert Neyland became head coach in 1926. Among the Tennessee players are Mallon Faircloth (43) and Billy Tomlinson (15). Note that Tennessee is the team with black numerals and numbers on the helmet.
  • Tennessee beats Penn State 28-21 in the first night game played at Neyland Stadium on Sept. 16, 1972. Number 22 for the Nittany Lions is John Cappelletti, the 1973 Heisman Trophy winner.
  • Tennessee coach Jim McDonald, left, greets Mississippi State coach Paul Davis at Neyland Stadium in 1963. McDonald led the Vols for only a year before being succeeded by Doug Dickey. MSU won the game 7-0.
  • University of Tennessee majorettes in 1961, from left, Brenda Jo Smith, Mary Nicholson, Marcia Austin, Betty Sue Little, Claudette Riley, Bette Carlson, Ann Dafferner, and Marlene Bagwell. Riley was a 1980 inductee into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. The pictured was titled in the paper 'High-Stepping Cuties.'
  • 11/30/1963 - Tennessee Mallon Faircloth runs against Vanderbilt as the Vols beat Vandy 14-0 on a cold, wet Saturday on Shields-Watkins Field in Nov. 1963. The game is famous being being the last in which Tennessee ran the single-wing offense, a staple of Tennessee football since the ascension of Bob Neyland as head coach in 1926.

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  • 11/10/1962 - University of Tennessee's Pat Augustine is among the players pictured in a game with Tulane. UT won 28-16.
  • 9/2/1966 - Tennessee freshmen Jim McEver, left, and John Rippetoe with coach Bob Davis in Sept. 1966.
  • 10/19/1963 - In a composite photograph, Alabama quarterback Joe Namath throws a touchdown pass to Charles Stephens against Tennessee on Oct. 19, 1963 at Legion Field in Birmingham. The Tide won 35-0. The Vols wore their 'Halloween' uniforms.
  • 11/3/1962 - University of Tennessee's Bobby Morton in action against Wake Forest. UT won 23-0.
  • 12/30/1972 - Houston: Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl - Tennessee quarterback Condredge Holloway makes 10 yards for a 2nd quarter touchdown during 12/30 bowl action. LSU safety Frank Racine lies on the ground after missing Holloway and Tennessee wide receiver Stan Trott leaps through the air. The Vols won 24-17.

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Comments on this photo » 5

abnerPeabody writes:

I didn't realize just how old I am. I can remember seeing most all of the games from 1961 to the present. Remember the stadium was open on the north side and I watched a few games from the hill . Many of us could not afford the ticket price,so we sat on the hill behind what is now section z. North end zone was metal portable seats. I saw my first game in 1958. Tennessee Beat Ga.Tech.

abnerPeabody writes:

in response to abnerPeabody:

I didn't realize just how old I am. I can remember seeing most all of the games from 1961 to the present. Remember the stadium was open on the north side and I watched a few games from the hill . Many of us could not afford the ticket price,so we sat on the hill behind what is now section z. North end zone was metal portable seats. I saw my first game in 1958. Tennessee Beat Ga.Tech.

I was refering to home games when I said I have seen most of the games since 1961.I bought season tickets 1974 and still renew them every year.

dead_vol_foul (Inactive) writes:

Great pix...
the one of the ladies??
Does remind you of how rigid things were in those day...same hairstyle, every girl.

tovolny writes:

The Cafego picture is my favorite. I shook hands with him one time and turned from a brown haired kid to a red haired man. My hand still hurts.

BigOrangeDan writes:

Cafego "Better to be an hour early than a minute late" Great guy Great person!

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