Award Winner Description

Jerome Morgan was a two-sport letterman in football and track. He was a seven time All-America for
the Vols first competing in the 400m where he placed sixth in the 1977 NCAA outdoor meet. But
secondly he was one of the most valuable performers on the Vols relay units of 1976-78. In 1976 the
Vols won the NCAA indoor mile and sprinted to the 4×100 outdoor championship and finished fourth in
the 4×400 with Morgan a prime member. Again in the 1977 Outdoor NCAA the 4×400 unit was third and
in 1978 Indoor meet the mile relay was fourth while the 4×400 finished third outdoors. In SEC
competition the 4xs100 relay won in 1975 and 1976 while the 4×400 won the crown in 1977.