Dual Sport Athletes (1963-1972)

NAME TRACK LETTERS FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL LETTERS NOTES
Andy Bennett 69 69, 71
Richard Callaway 67, 68, 69
Whit Canale 63, 64 62, 64
Don Denbo Column 2 Value 4 68, 69, 70 Shot & Discus
Sid Elliott  62, 63, 64 62, 63, 64 High Jump
Dick Evey 61, 62, 63 61, 62, 63 Fifth in SEC Shot Put,
Chicago Bears 64-69;
LA Rams 1970;
Detroit Lions 1971
Jeff Flowers 71, 72, 73, 74
Richmond Flowers 66, 67, 68, 69  66, 67, 68 SEC 100 Champion (1967),
120 HH Champion (1967,1968,1969),
All America 1967
Dallas Cowboys 1969,1970;
NY Giants 1971, 1972
Merlyn Hood 70, 71, 72 70, 71 Third in SEC 60 (1971);
Second in SEC 60 (1971)
Tom Jernigan 67, 68  67, 68
Chip Kell 68, 69, 70 68, 69, 70 SEC Shot Put Champion 1968 (SEC record), 1969, and 1970,
Canadian Football League 1971-72
Playboy All America 1969;
Consensus All America 1969 and 1970
Gene Killian 72, 73, 74  71, 72, 73
Karl Kremser 67, 68, 69 67, 68 SEC High Jump Champion (1968)
Kenneth Lambert 71, 72
Chick McGeehan 66, 67, 68 68 Member of SEC Champion 440 Relay (1967);
Third in SEC 100 (1968)
Skip Plotnicki 63, 65 65 Hurdles
Jimmy Sullivan 62, 64 Sprinter
Stan Trott 69, 70, 71 70, 71, 72 Sprints and Long Jump,
5th in the 1968 SEC long jump,
3rd in the SEC long jump in both 1970 and 1971.
Tom West 71, 72, 73, 74
Richmond Flowers
Richmond Flowers
Richard Dick Evey
Chip Kell
Chip Kell
Karl Kremser
Karl Kremser
Tom West
Stan Trott

The Chuck Rohe Track Era

In 1962 the University of Tennessee hired a young track coach, Chuck Rohe. The next nine years, along with the Stan Huntsman era to follow, began the most successful era of SEC track & field and cross-country dominance in the school’s history.

What a Day!
Chuck Rohe