As Rick Barnes and the Tennessee men’s basketball team prepare for the NCAA Tournament, they have the support of all of UT Athletics behind them.
Throughout the 2018-19 season, the Vols basketball team have punctuated their pregame warmups with a single emphatic dunk by one player while the rest of the team jumps in unison with the dunker. The dunker changes from game to game, with even the team’s strength and conditioning coach
Fellow Tennessee athletic teams have been getting in on the fun to show their support to the basketball.
The Vols tennis team put their stamp on the One-Fly-We-All-Fly fun on their court early last month, saying “Tennis players can jump too”:
The Tennessee Tack & Field/XC teams also showing their air skills with a “wave” in mid-February:
The softball team put their own spin on it during a 9-1 win over the Florida Gators in early March, when freshman catcher Ally Shipman crossed home plate as the entire team stamped down around her.
The Tennessee swimming and diving team up the ante in their own tribute, the ‘dunker’ in this case took the form of a dizzying high dive.
Tennessee Volleyball was next to fly in this tweet from Wednesday, March 20.
Tennessee Vols Football tweeted their One-Fly-We-All-Fly Slo-Mo video next on Friday, March 22 in support of the Vols men’s basketball as they went into their first round of the NCAA Tournament: