Johnny Majors, a towering figure in the Tennessee athletics community, has died. He was 85 years old.
University of Pittsburgh confirmed the passing of Majors on Twitter Wednesday morning.
After winning the 1977 National Championship as Pittsburgh’s head coach, Majors returned to his alma mater to coach the Volunteers. He led the Vols to the 1985 SEC Championship and back-to-back conference titles in 1989 and 1990. He finished with an overall coaching record of 185-137-10.
Johnny Majors, a legendary coach for the Tennessee football team and member of the College Football Hall of Fame, has died. He was 85. https://t.co/rJgmHUSgAz
— knoxnews (@knoxnews) June 3, 2020
Legendary Tennessee football player, coach Johnny Majors has passed away at 85. https://t.co/IvsN23x7jo
— GoVolsXtra (@GoVolsXtra) June 3, 2020
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