Topic: Akeem Ayers
Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 • Noon CT
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (4-7) play their second of three consecutive games against AFC South opponents, as they host the division-leading Houston Texans (10-1). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for noon CT on Sunday, December 2nd.
The clubs played their first of two annual contests on September 30th at Reliant Stadium. The Texans prevailed by a final score of 38-14, despite 141 rushing yards by Titans running back Chris Johnson—his first of four 100-yard efforts over the last eight games. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Titans (4-6) at Jacksonville Jaguars (1-9)
Sunday, Nov. 25th, 2012 • Noon CT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (4-6), following their Week 11 bye, travel to Jacksonville this week to face the AFC South rival Jacksonville Jaguars (1-9). Kickoff at EverBank Field (capacity 67,246) is scheduled for noon CT on Sunday, November 25th.
This week will mark the 36th all-time meeting between the Jaguars and Titans, with the Titans holding a 20-15 lead in the series. They have split their last six meetings, including a win for each club in 2011. The Jaguars prevailed 16-14 in the season opener in Jacksonville (September 11th), but the Titans bounced back to win 23-17 on Christmas Eve at LP Field. «Read the rest of this article»
77th Annual National Football League Player Selection Meeting
Thursday, April 26th–Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans own the 20th overall selection and a total of seven picks in the 2012 NFL Draft, which begins April 26th and lasts seven rounds over three days.
The NFL will conduct the draft from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, while Titans personnel will be headquartered at Baptist Sports Park in Nashville.
This year’s Titans draft is the first overseen by new executive vice president/general manager Ruston Webster, who was promoted in January from vice president of player personnel. «Read the rest of this article»
Titans to pick 20th in NFL Draft
Nashville, TN – When Mike Munchak was hired as head coach of the Tennessee Titans on February 7th, 2011, an uncertain landscape awaited him. The franchise had only recently parted ways with the only head coach in its Tennessee history, and team owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. had already made the decision to begin anew at the quarterback position.
But the foremost concern on the mind of team management, players and fans alike was whether or not there would even be a football season.
A year later, on the heels of a 9-7 season in which the Titans narrowly missed out on a playoff berth, the franchise is once again enjoying stability and a sense of hope. «Read the rest of this article»
Millard brings eight years of NFL coaching experience and spent last year in Tampa Bay as co-defensive line coach. Brown joins the Titans after spending the last nine years at the University of Kentucky, including four seasons as defensive coordinator. Both Millard and Brown had productive NFL careers as players – Millard played eight NFL seasons, mostly with the Minnesota Vikings, and Brown spent eight seasons with the Houston Oilers. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennesee Titans take UCLA Outside Linebacker Akeem Ayers, Thursday, in 2nd round of the NFL Draft. Ayers is 6 feet 1, 255 pounds. He was the 39th player selected.
On the field, he has shown great athletic ability and the ability to make momentum-shifting plays. He did have a poor showing at the NFL combine, where he was clocked at 4.8 in the 40.
However, his big play making abilites are too tantalizing to ignore. Despite being slowed down by toe and shoulder injuries, Ayers was third on the Bruins in tackles, had four sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries.
In his junior year, he had six sacks, four interceptions and two fumble recoveries as well as scoring three touchdowns.
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