Tennessee Volunteers

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The Tennessee Volunteers and Lady Volunteers are the 20 male and female varsity intercollegiate athletics programs that represent the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee.wikipedia
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The Tennessee Volunteers and Lady Volunteers are the 20 male and female varsity intercollegiate athletics programs that represent the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Knoxville is the home of the flagship campus of the University of Tennessee, whose sports teams, the Tennessee Volunteers, are popular in the surrounding area.

Southeastern Conference

The Volunteers compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as a member of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).

Rocky Top

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One of the most notable college fighting songs in the country is the beloved Rocky Top, the unofficial fighting song for the Vols, which has become a ritual for every sport at UT to play at games.
In U.S. college athletics, "Rocky Top" is associated with the Tennessee Volunteers of the University of Tennessee (UT), whose Pride of the Southland Band has played a marching band version of the song at the school's sporting events since the early 1970s.

NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament

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Tennessee women's basketball team won the 2007 and 2008 National Championships earning Pat Summit her eighth NCAA national title, which was at the time the most in college basketball.

Tennessee Volunteers women's cross country

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The Tennessee Volunteers program began competing in 1974 and within three years reached their first AIAW Championship Tournament appearance.

John Currie (athletic director)

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Fulmer gained the position after a tumultuous football coaching search led to the dismissal of then-AD John Currie.

Phillip Fulmer

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In December 2017, former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer was introduced as Tennessee's new athletic director.

Robert Neyland

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Tennessee has been known for its football and women's basketball programs that have both featured several famous coaches including Robert Neyland and Pat Summitt.

Tennessee Volunteers women's rowing

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Glenn helped propel the Lady Vols to new heights in the 2010 season, leading the Lady Vols to its first-ever Conference-USA rowing championship.

Neyland Stadium

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Home games at Neyland Stadium have been described as a "sea of Orange" due to the large number of fans wearing the school color; the moniker Big Orange, as in "Go Big Orange!", derives from the usage of UT Orange.

Doug Dickey

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The iconized 'T' that represents the men's Tennessee sports programs was introduced by Doug Dickey and then re-designed by Johnny Majors.

Tennessee Volunteers baseball

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Todd Helton

They have produced players such as Todd Helton, Joe Randa, Chris Burke, and the number one overall pick in the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft, Luke Hochevar.
Helton and his family are good friends with Helton's former Tennessee Volunteers football teammate and former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Peyton Manning.

Sam Winterbotham

Sam Winterbotham was named the 10th coach in Tennessee tennis history on October 24, 2006.
He was the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers men's tennis team of the University of Tennessee.

List of Southeastern Conference champions

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In 2008 the Vols claimed their first outright SEC regular season championship in 41 years.
The following schools have both men's and women's teams: Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas A&M.