Former Tennessee fullback Richard Pickens passed away on Sunday.

He was 67 years old.

Pickens was suffering from Lou Gehrig's Disease and dementia.

The Knoxville native and Young High School standout was one of Doug Dickey's prized recruits in the 1960's

Pickens lettered at UT from 1966-68

In 1968, his senior year, he led the SEC in rushing yards (736) and was named all-conference.

Pickens finished his career third at the time in career rushing at Tennessee with 1,644 yards.