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We Are Awesome

Here is why.

  • UT has won 23 team national championships all time including: women’s basketball, football, track and field, and swimming and diving.

    UT Athletics 2019
  • Alumnus James M. Buchanan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1986.

    Nobel Prize
  • Our Volunteer athletes and alumni have won 39 gold medals in the Olympic games.

    UT Athletics
  • Eight Pulitzer Prize winning writers have connections to UT. Their work includes public service, reporting, play writing, fiction, scientific research, and history.

    Pulitizer Prize
  • A combination of 9 UT students and alumni have earned Rhodes Scholarships for scholarly achievements, character, commitment to others, and leadership potential.

    The Rhodes Trust 2020
  • UT teams have won a total of 196 SEC championship titles.

    Southeastern Conference 2018
  • A total of 4,223 UT Volunteers broke the world’s record for the largest human letter by forming a giant power T on the field at Neyland Stadium on March 29, 2017.

    Guiness World Records