Daedra Charles Furlow

Class of 2007

  • Became first player from the Southeastern Conference to win the Wade Trophy in 1991
  • Two-time National Champion (1989, 1991) and two-time Kodak All-American (1990, 1991) at the University of Tennessee
  • One of only five Lady Vols to have her number (32) retired, and was a member of the inaugural class of 2001 into the Tennessee Lady Vol Athletic Hall of Fame
  • Better known as “The Train.”
  • SEC Female Athlete of the Year in 1991
  • Three-time member of USA Basketball’s Senior National Team, winning the bronze medal in the 1992 Olympics
  • Played professionally in Japan , Italy and France from 1991-97
  • Played for the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks in 1997
  • Named one of ESPN’s Top 25 College Women’s Players in 2005
  • Scored 1,495 points, grabbed 858 rebounds and blocked 95 shots in three seasons as a Lady Vol
  • Color Analyst for Comcast Local (2004, 2005, 2006)
  • Currently is an assistant coach for the Tennessee women’s basketball team
  • Has held positions on various coaching staffs since 1998 – Texas Tech Operations and Director for Women’s Athletics, Florida Assistant Coach, University of Detroit Assistant Coach, Auburn Operations and Assistant Coach
  • Finished career seventh on scoring list, sixth in rebounding and second in blocked shots in Tennessee ‘s record books
  • Married to Anthony Furlow and is the mother of 7-year-old Anthonee