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"He taught me to treat athletes as men, not boys – to never use their failings as an alibi for a loss", Dodd said.He did not believe in intense physical practices but rather precise and well executed practices.

Freshman running back Jonathan Taylor leads the Big Ten in rushing with 1,657 yards.

He retired from coaching after the 1966 season, compiling a 165–64–8 record.

He also served as athletic director from 1950 until 1976.

When Dodd was twelve and weighed only 100 pounds, he made the seventh-grade team of Kingsport's first organized football program.

Dodd played quarterback for the Tennessee Volunteers football team from 1928 to 1930, under coach Robert Neyland.

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