Jeff Powell: Roaring Down The Greensward!
Play • 1 hr 4 min

Before Tennessee began its historic 1985 championship season, it was loaded with quality running backs.  Keith Davis, Charles Wilson, Pete Panuska, William Howard and Big Sam Henderson were just some of the veteran backs who would be counted on.  Nowhere in the preseason media guide was there any mention of a walk-on named Jeff Powell.  In spite of his low profile Jeff Powell would go on to be remembered for one of the all time great runs in Tennessee football history when he came "roaring down the greensward of the super dome" in the 1986 Sugar Bowl against the Miami Hurricanes.  This episode tells Jeff's fascinating story with interviews by him, his coach Doug Mathews, with archival sound from John Ward and Johnny Majors. 

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