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Quadruplet brothers move to Knoxville for college

Quadruplet brothers move to Knoxville for college

As thousands of students begin a new semester this week on the UT campus, one family is adding a significant boost to the freshman enrollment.

TherMcCarty brothers are quadruplets, and their biblical names aren't difficult to remember: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

Three of them started their freshman year at UT this fall, and the fourth, Mark, plans to live in Knoxville while attending a different school.

"We're going to get together from time to time!" they said.

Already, the brothers are making news on campus.

HomeGrown: Rocky Goode, SEC Replay Official

"You smell the grass. You hear the fans."

For two decades, Rocky Goode lined up in the backfield with a front row seat to SEC football.

"Oh, it's intense. I've seen so many snaps that it's not Tennessee verses Alabama, it's offense verses defense. It's kicking team verses receiving team."

Now, he has a bird's eye view of the game. And, in the replay booth, Rocky watches every play like a hawk.

"You get to watch the play twice in 10 seconds."

HomeGrown: Jeff Joslin, Actor

HomeGrown: Jeff Joslin, Actor

This summer, Jeff Joslin made it to the big screen.

"I play Tyler Perry's boss. I'm a federal prosecutor."

You could say he's come a long way from Cedar Bluff Elementary.

"We did the play "Rumpelstiltskin" and I had one line."

That was Joslin's first brush with acting, but, back then, he was more interested in sports.

"At age 6, I started playing football and that's all I wanted to do. I wanted to be a professional athlete."