• The West Upper Deck is built, adding 5,837 seats and a press box. Tired of the Shields-Watkins field press box being consistently referred to as one of the worst in the country, General Neyland is said to have remarked to an aide: “We’re going to have the best press box in the country, and I hope it improves the quality of writing done there.”

  • Broadcaster George Mooney ties his little runabout boat on the shore of the Tennessee River next to Neyland to avoid the game day traffic. Others follow suite and the Vol Navy is created.