2 University Of Tennessee Basketball Players, 1 Football Player Graduate

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - by John Shearer

Among the hundreds of University of Tennessee students who went through graduation exercises several days ago at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville were former Vol basketball players Jordan McRae and Jeronne Maymon and former football player Rajion Neal.

After walking across the stage together and receiving their diplomas during the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony, the three gathered in the Ray Mears Room under the stands to reflect individually on what it meant to graduate.

To hear Jordan McRae’s comments about graduating, click here.

To listen to Jeronne Maymon’s satisfaction over getting his diploma, click here.

To hear Rajion Neal’s feelings about having his degree, click here.


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