Before the Vols take on the University of Cincinnati Bearcats at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, fans will be asked to pause for a moment of silence to remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Former Vol Patrick Lenoir will honor his brother, who died in the World Trade
When two planes slammed into the Twin Towers in New York City a decade ago, it was the first time an important national event caught UT Knoxville senior Derek Mullins’ attention. That day served as a wake-up call for many current UT students, most of whom were in middle school at the time.
James Cody and Andy White are both former military personnel who are now members of the UT faculty. They each recount where they were when they first heard what was happening on September 11, 2001, and how those events impacted their lives.