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Tennessee Titans, Pinnacle Team Up to Donate to Chattanooga Heroes Fund

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans Foundation has partnered with Pinnacle Financial Partners and CapitalMark Bank & Trust in making a donation to the Chattanooga Heroes Fund. The fund will provide financial support to help the families of those who were killed or wounded in the tragic shootings on July 16th in Chattanooga.

“The Chattanooga Heroes Fund can play a significant role in aiding the healing process for those affected so deeply by this senseless tragedy,” said Titans Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Controlling Owner Amy Adams Strunk. “We encourage Titans fans and all citizens of Tennessee to join us in assisting the families of these brave servicemen.”

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Tennessee Titans agree to Contract Terms with quarterback Marcus Mariota

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans agreed to contract terms today with their first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft, QB Marcus Mariota.

“We are glad to have the deal with Marcus done, and I’d like to thank both Marcus and his representatives for their diligence in working with us to finalize this contract,” said Titans Executive Vice President and General Manager Ruston Webster.

2015 first round pick QB Marcus Mariota (8) signs deal with Tennessee Titans.. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

2015 first round pick QB Marcus Mariota (8) signs deal with Tennessee Titans.. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans hire Jim Wyatt as Senior Writer/Editor of TitansOnline.com

 

Six-time Tennessee Sportswriter of the Year Jim Wyatt has been named senior writer and editor of the Tennessee Titans official website, www.Titansonline.com

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans are proud to announce that six-time Tennessee Sportswriter of the Year Jim Wyatt has today been named senior writer and editor of the Tennessee Titans official website, www.Titansonline.com.

“Titansonline.com has grown dramatically during the past two years, and we are thrilled to add a writer of Jim’s caliber as our site’s lead writer,” said Titans interim President and CEO Steve Underwood.

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National Corvette Museum Showcases History of NASCAR with New Exhibit “From Moonshine to Finish Line”

 

National Corvette MuseumBowling Green, KY – Well before modified race cars plastered with sponsor logos took to oval tracks across the country, small, fast stock cars could be seen speeding around the Appalachian region carrying bootleg whiskey, attempting to evade police. Drivers would modify their cars to make them quick and nimble, maximizing speed as well as space to carry their precious cargo.

The sport of “runnin’ shine” eventually evolved and the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) was officially founded in 1948 by Bill France, Sr. Today the sport is second to the NFL among professional sports franchises when it comes to television ratings in the United States.

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Tennessee Titans take Oregon Ducks Marcus Mariota with 2nd overall pick in NFL Draft

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans use the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft on Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota. For Titans fans, it must seem a little bit like Christmas.

The 6-foot-4, 219-pound Heisman Trophy winner is the most decorated player in Oregon history. He led the ducks to 36 wins in this three seasons there.

Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota taken by the Tennessee Titans with the 2nd overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota taken by the Tennessee Titans with the 2nd overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans have the 2nd overall pick in tonight’s NFL Draft

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The first round of the 2015 NFL Draft begins tonight, April 30th, in Chicago IL at 7:00pm CT. The Tennessee Titans are sitting pretty with the No. 2 overall pick. It is rumored that the Titans have received calls from multiple teams interested in acquiring the second overall pick.

Will the Titans make a trade, pick quarterback Marcus Mariota or select a different player all together. Find out tonight during the NFL Draft.

The Tennessee Titans decision makers will be at the Saint Thomas Sports Park, Nashville, TN.

The Tennessee Titans decision makers will be at the Saint Thomas Sports Park, Nashville, TN.

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Tennessee Titans to hold Free Draft Party April 30th at LP Field

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On Thursday evening, April 30th, the Tennessee Titans are opening the East Club at LP Field to fans for a free draft party.

Beginning at 6:00pm CT, fans can watch draft coverage on the stadium video boards; meet players, cheerleaders and T-Rac; and take part in a variety of other activities.

There will be additional exclusive access for Titans season ticket members.

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Tennessee Titans annual 5k Race to be held May 30th at LP Field

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans are giving fans a chance to combine their love of running with the passion for their hometown team, hosting the third annual Tennessee Titans 5k Run/Walk presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors on Saturday, May 30th (9:00am) at LP Field.

Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt will take part in the race, which starts outside of LP Field and finishes inside the stadium at the 50-yard line. Titans players and cheerleaders will be on hand to cheer on participants throughout the 3.1-mile course.

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Tennessee Titans’ GM Ruston Webster enters Fourth NFL Draft

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The selection process will be the fourth for the Tennessee Titans overseen by General Manager Ruston Webster, who was named general manager on January 18th, 2012. His first three drafts yielded 21 total players, and 18 of those finished the 2014 season on the 53-man roster or injured reserve.

Webster spearheaded the selection of six players in the 2014 NFL Draft: Michigan tackle Taylor Lewan (first round), Washington running back Bishop Sankey (second round), Penn State defensive lineman DaQuan Jones (fourth round), Wyoming defensive back Marqueston Huff (fourth round), Kentucky linebacker Avery Williamson (fifth round) and Louisiana State quarterback Zach Mettenberger (sixth round).

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Tennessee Titans will hold inaugural High School Football Recruiting Fair at LP Field April 28th

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans and the Tennessee Football Coaches Association will host their inaugural high school football recruiting fair at LP Field’s West Club on Tuesday, April 28th from 8:00am – 12:30pm. More than 60 high schools across the state are currently scheduled to attend, drawing representatives from more than 30 college and universities across 11 states.

The recruiting fair is designed to provide exposure for high school student-athletes in the area and increase their chances to play football at the collegiate level.

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