Oct 19, 2013; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones (left) talks with South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Steve Spurrier (right) prior to the game at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Today On Rocky Top: Would Steve Spurrier Have Been Interested In Vols Job?

From The Times Free Press

Even for the guy who authored the infamous line “You can’t spell ‘Citrus’ without a U and a T,’ it seemed an unusually cruel tease.

Yet here was the Ol’ Ball Coach Steve Spurrier on Saturday evening at the Bradley Sunrise Rotary Sunset Gala fundraiser, taunting a crowd whose blood mostly runs pale orange with the following statement: “If the Tennessee job had come open when I was available, that might have been fun.”

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The University of Tennessee’s most legendary basketball coach, its head basketball coach, and its volleyball head coach all share a birthday.

Pat Summitt, Donnie Tyndall, and Rob Patrick were born on June 14.

Summitt, now Head Coach Emeritus of the Lady Vols, was 1,098-208 in 38 years at Tennessee, including 8 national championships.

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Three University of Tennessee football players from Northeast Tennessee helped out at Tennessee Titan Coty Sensabaugh’s youth camp Saturday in Kingsport.

Former Dobyns-Bennett standouts Malik Foreman and Devaun Swafford and former Tennessee High Viking Mack Crowder spent time coaching the youth football players.

“You never know who is going to be next great player to come through these camps,” Crowder told News 5 WCYB.

Sensabaugh – a former Dobyns-Bennett and Clemson University standout who now plays for the Titans – started the camp last year. He worked with his management team to attract local sponsors so that the camp could be free.

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