Pat Summitt, Basketball coach
Now in her 30th year at Tennessee, the Henrietta native is the alltime winningest women's college basketball coach, with an 821-163 record and six national titles. An All-America guard at Tennessee-Martin, she earned a silver medal in 1976 playing on the U.S. Olympic team.
Reggie White, Football player
The defensive end retired in 2000 as the NFL's alltime sack leader (198) after a 15-year career that included 13 Pro Bowls. The Chattanooga native, who played his college ball at Tennessee, spent eight seasons with the Eagles and won a Super Bowl with the Packers in 1997.
Tracy Caulkins, swimmer
Dominant in the late 1970s and early '80s, the Nashville native set 63 American and five world records. She missed the 1980 Olympics because of the U.S. boycott, but enrolled at Florida and won 12 NCAA championships. She then won three gold medals at the 1984 Olympics.
Steve Spurrier, Football player and coach The Redskins' coach won the 1966 Heisman Trophy as a Florida quarterback and played 10 seasons in the NFL before coaching the Gators for 12 years. Born in Florida, he went to Science Hill High in Johnson City, where he never lost a game as a starting pitcher.
Doug Atkins, Football player
The 6'8" defensive end from Humboldt was recruited by Tennessee for basketball but became an All-America in football. The only Vol in both the pro and college football halls of fame, he won NFL titles with the Browns in 1954 and the Bears in 1963.
"When the One Great Scorer comes To write against your name He marks not that you won or lost But how you played the game."
—MURFREESBORO NATIVE AND VANDERBILT GRAD GRANTLAND RICE, ONE OF AMERICA'S GREATEST I SPORTSWRITERS, IN HIS 1941 POEM ALUMNUS FOOTBALL
Highest the Grizzlies have finished in their division in eight seasons.
Length in inches of a saber-toothed tiger fang unearthed in Nashville in 1971, a find that led to the city's NHL team being named the Predators.