All meetings except for the March 1 gathering will be buffet luncheons starting at 11:30 a.m. at Calhoun's on the River. Grunfeld will address the group at 5:30 p.m. prior to the Senior Night game against Kentucky.
Here is the speaker list:
Jan. 11 - John Ward, former Voice of the Vols
Jan. 19 - UT men's coach Bruce Pearl
Jan. 25 - Women's speaker
Feb. 1 - Don DeVoe, former UT coach
Feb. 8 - Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt
Feb. 15 - Sonny Smith, former Auburn coach
Feb. 22 - Bob Gibbons, recruiting analyst
March 1 - Ernie Grunfeld, former UT All-American
Individual membership dues are $60, $50 for senior citizens. Spouses of members are free. Corporate memberships are $250.
Lloyd Richardson, captain of the 1972 UT men's basketball team, is president of the Big Orange Tipoff Club. To join, call 588-5433 or FAX a request to 588-2083, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former UT coach Ray Mears is honorary chairman of the club. Some of the membership proceeds will be donated to the Ray Mears Scholarship Fund at UT.