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Tennessee Titans name Burke Nihill as New Team President

 

Steve Underwood steps back from Full-Time Role

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans elevated Burke Nihill to team President/CEO after being informed last month that current President/CEO Steve Underwood would be retiring from a full-time role. Underwood will remain as a Senior Counselor for the organization.

“I want to start by thanking Steve personally on behalf of myself and my family” said Amy Adams Strunk, Titans Controlling Owner. “Steve’s remarkable 40-year Oilers/Titans career places him among the titans of professional sports executives. His dedication to our franchise is unmatched and I am glad he will remain with us as a Senior Counselor.

(L to R) Burke Nihill as New Team President. (Tennessee Titans)

(L to R) Burke Nihill as New Team President. (Tennessee Titans)

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Tennessee Titans fire Head Coach Mike Mularkey

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans informed Mike Mularkey this morning that they are parting ways with him as the team’s head coach.

General Manager Jon Robinson thanks Mike Mularkey for all he has done for team and community. Robinson said the Titans are committed to winning a championship.

The search for a new head coach begins immediately.

Tennessee Titans part ways with head coach Mike Mularkey. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans part ways with head coach Mike Mularkey. (Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans enter 2016 with new leaders and Top Pick in NFL Draft

 

Jon Robinson and Mike Mularkey chosen to lead team into 2016 off season

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans enter 2016 with new leadership at the top of football operations. General manager Jon Robinson and head coach Mike Mularkey were named to their respective posts less than two weeks after the conclusion of the 2015 regular season, charged by controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk with building a consistent playoff contender.

It marked the first time since 1981 in which the franchise hired a general manager and head coach in the same off season. With the NFL Scouting Combine, free agency, the NFL Draft and the players’ off season workout program on the horizon, Robinson and Mularkey have launched their efforts in earnest.

Tennessee Titans president Steve Underwood (left) during a press conference with new head coach Mike Mularkey (center) and new general manager Jon Robinson (right) at Saint Thomas Sports Park. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans president Steve Underwood (left) during a press conference with new head coach Mike Mularkey (center) and new general manager Jon Robinson (right) at Saint Thomas Sports Park. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans announce Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Jon Robinson as new General Manager

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have agreed in principle with Jon Robinson to serve as the team’s General Manager. Robinson joins the Titans after spending two years as the Director of Player Personnel for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

“We are thrilled that Jon has agreed in principle to become our general manager,” said Titans Controlling Owner and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors Amy Adams Strunk. “As we visited with Jon and researched his career, his proven track record for scouting talent, leadership skills, and ability to build relationships make him an ideal candidate to lead our football operation. Jon is a proud Tennessean who is excited to be coming home, and we look forward to the future of our football team under his leadership.”

Tennessee Titans announced Jon Robinson as new General Manager Thursday. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans announced Jon Robinson as new General Manager Thursday. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans begin hunt for Head Coach, General Manager

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On Monday, January 4th, 2016, the Tennessee Titans named Steve Underwood Chief of Executive Officer for the franchise.

Underwood has been with the Titan’s organization for 35 years. He served four years as Tennessee’s senior executive vice president and general counsel from 2008-11.

“Today, I am glad to announce that Steve Underwood will be continuing in his role as our president and chief executive officer on a permanent basis,” said Titans Controlling Owner and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors Amy Adams Strunk.

Tennessee Titans to consider Mike Mularkey during search for new head coach. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans to consider Mike Mularkey during search for new head coach. (Christopher Hanewinckel-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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Tennessee Titans begin hunt for CEO/President

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans will begin the search process for a new team CEO/President after Tommy Smith retired earlier today. Smith served as the team’s CEO/President over the last year and a half, roles he assumed after the passing of K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. in October of 2013.

Additionally, the team has installed Steve Underwood to serve as the team’s interim President, until the team identifies a permanent replacement who will be based in Nashville. Underwood will relocate to Nashville next week to begin his duties.Tennessee Titans «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans President and CEO Tommy Smith retires

 

Smith Cites Demands of Serving as Chief of Two Large Companies as Reason

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennessee Titans President and CEO Tommy Smith today announced he is retiring from that role, after deciding that serving in that demanding position while serving as president and chairman of publicly traded Adams Resources and Energy, Inc., was not in the best interest of either organization.

“I have given this decision very careful thought, and while I dearly love the Titans and am proud of my active role with the franchise over many decades, I can’t serve two big roles as effectively as I had hoped. My family, my long-term personal health and the ability to make sound daily decisions for two fine companies all came into play.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Titans name Bush Linebackers Coach

 

McGinnis Moved to Senior Assistant Coach

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans named Frank Bush linebackers coach.

Bush joins the Titans after spending four seasons with the Houston Texans, including the last two as defensive coordinator. He has a total of 19 seasons working in the NFL with the majority of his experience coaching linebackers.

“We have faced Frank’s units over the years and I was always impressed with how hard his players played and their physical style,” said Titans head coach Mike Munchak. “He has done it all in this league – coordinated, linebackers, special teams, defensive line – so he will bring a lot to our staff. He should be a resource to Jerry (Gray) as well, in terms of understanding the offenses in the division. Frank is a high-energy guy that I think guys will respond well to.” «Read the rest of this article»

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The Titans Caravan paid a visit to Clarksville

 

The Tennessee Titans Caravan stopped in Clarksville, TN yesterday at the Shoe Carnival on Wilma Rudolph Blvd. Each day a different player headlines the Titans Caravan, on this day it was #71 Michael Roos, one of the NFL’s top linemen and a building block of the Titans’ future. He was joined by Titans mascot T-Rac, the “Voice of the Titans” Mike Keith, Titans Radio Gameday Host Larry Stone and other Titans staff members.

The vast majority of Caravan visits are presented by one of the nearly 70 affiliates of the Titans Radio Network, the exclusive radio home of the Titans, in this case it was local Radio Station WJZM, which was represented by its owner Hank Bonecutter and other station staff.

The Titans Caravan XIII tour bus stops in front of the Clarksville, TN Shoe Carnival

The Titans Caravan XIII tour bus stops in front of the Clarksville, TN Shoe Carnival

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