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Students to Work Historic Super Bowl 50

Members of UTís Big Orange Combine will travel to San Francisco Feb. 3-8 to get hands-on experience working Super Bowl 50. Left to right are Lexi Dempsey, Mack Crowder, Debbie Mackey, Sam Gilliam, Christine Austin, Olanda James, Julie Fish, Brian Russell, Christine Steffen, Stan Norris, Megan Hatcher, Kyler Kerbyson, and Jim Dugan. Not pictured: Emily Corley.

Twelve lucky students will attend Super Bowl 50 and the historic showdown on football’s biggest stage between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers. The Big Orange Combine, now in its twelfth year, involves students majoring in communications, marketing, human resources, and sports management. The students will travel to San Francisco February 3–8 to work the Super Bowl and other events leading up the most-watched television program in America. The game is 6:30 p.m. Sunday, February 7.

Manning and Pharr Face off in UT Commercial

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Two great strategic minds go toe-to-toe in the university’s latest TV commercial. In the spot, UT scientist George Pharr squares off against Vol For Life Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos. Their chosen battlefield: a game of chess. The spot will air during most televised Tennessee sporting events. Broadcast networks allot thirty seconds of free promotion time for each school during games.

Manning Presents Scholarships to Four Freshmen

KNOXVILLE,TN - {une 22, 2015 - Annual Peyton Manning Scholarship presentation presented in Knoxville, TN. from left to right; Peyton Manning, Ainsley Citlin Ellington, Alcoa TN, Michael Steven Lidwin, Chantilly, VA and Alayna Marie Cameron, Cookeville TN. Photo By: Joy Kimbrough/ Tennessee Athletics

Five-time National Football League Most Valuable Player, Denver Broncos quarterback, and Vols legend Peyton Manning was on campus Monday to present the Peyton Manning Scholarship to four incoming freshmen.

Manning Presents Scholarships to Two Freshmen

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Denver Broncos quarterback and Vols legend Peyton Manning was on campus Monday to present the Peyton Manning Scholarship to incoming freshman Haslam Scholars Stephen Alexander “Alex” Crockett and Cody Sain. The Peyton Manning Scholarship program is now in its seventeenth year and has benefited 21 students. It is now awarded annually to two incoming Haslam Scholars.

WATE-TV: Peyton Manning Scholarships Awarded

WATE-TV and The Chattanoogan featured the announcement of this year’s Manning Scholars. Alexandra Brito from Brentwood and Grant Currin from Cleveland have been named the 2013 recipients of the Peyton Manning Scholarship . The scholarship is awarded annually to incoming first-year students who have been selected as Haslam Scholars. The program is now in its

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Manning Helps Dedicate Peyton Manning Pass

The ribbon was cut by, from left to right, Katie Zipper and Nathan Zipper, members of the Class of 2007 Senior Gift Committee; Adam Brown, member of the Class of 2008 Senior Gift Committee; Alex Hansen, member of the Class of 2009 Senior Gift Committee; Manning; Cheek; Taylor Reynolds, member of the Class of 2009 Senior Gift Committee; Mary Holtman-Reed, director of the Senior Gift Program; Dave Hart, UT athletic director; and Joe DiPietro, UT System president.

More than 1,000 Vol fans joined alumnus and football legend Peyton Manning, University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek, and alumni donors today to officially dedicate Peyton Manning Pass. The road, named for Manning fourteen years ago, was recently painted to resemble Shields–Watkins field. The custom asphalt stamping and painting project was made possible by UT’s Senior Gift Campaign fund.

Namesake to Help Dedicate Newly Painted Peyton Manning Pass

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Alumnus and football legend Peyton Manning will join Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and alumni donors to officially dedicate Peyton Manning Pass. The road, named for Manning fourteen years ago, was recently painted to resemble Shields–Watkins field. The event will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19. The public is invited to attend.

What’s Your Big Idea?—Peyton Manning

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Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that make a difference in their world. Peyton Manning, a 1997 communications graduate, shares his big idea of providing leadership and growth opportunities to at-risk children through his Peyback Foundation.

Peyton Manning Pass Gets New Checkerboard Look

Workers painting the Big Orange T on Peyton Manning Pass

A campus road is getting a spirited facelift, just in time for the new academic year. Peyton Manning Pass is being painted to look like UT’s Shields–Watkins football field. The project was made possible from UT’s Senior Gift Campaign fund. The work involves the painting of a Power T in the center and two checkerboard end zones.

Peyton on Pat

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Peyton Manning stopped by Rocky Top last week and discussed his friendship with legendary Lady Vols Coach Pat Summitt. Manning said Summitt always had good advice and he holds a lot of respect for her as a coach and a mentor to so many student athletes.