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APSU joins state effort to get more face masks in hands of Tennessee residents

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) has joined a state effort to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings across the state.

APSU bought 30,000 (about 10 percent of the masks) to give to students, staff and faculty.

Austin Peay State University Face Mask. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Face Mask. (APSU)

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Tennessee Economic Recovery Group Enlists Flagship Tennessee Brands to Get More Masks in Hands of Tennessee Residents

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Economic Recovery Group (ERG) has developed the TN Strong Mask Movement, partnering with more than 30 flagship brands to distribute close to 300,000 free or low-cost cloth face coverings, at a projected value of more than $3 million, across the state.

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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 featured in Three Primetime games during 2020 Season

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The National Football League (NFL) has released the 2020 regular season schedule, and the Tennessee Titans will be featured in three primetime contests, including an appearance on Monday Night Football to open the season at Denver on September 14th.

The Titans will return to Nashville for their home opener against Jacksonville on Sunday, September 20th. The other primetime games include a Thursday Night home game against the Indianapolis Colts on November 12th and a visit to the Green Bay Packers for a Sunday Night game on December 27th.

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Special Olympics Tennessee Announces Virtual Summer Games, May 11th-15th

 

Special Olympics TennesseeNashville, TN – Special Olympics Tennessee announces their schedule for their Virtual Summer Games on May 11th-15th, 2020. This event will replace the previously scheduled State Summer Games that was canceled due to COVID-19 Coronavirus.

Daily events will take place via Zoom from 4:00pm CT (5:00pm ET) and last for approximately one hour each day.

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Lamar Alexander: Some Good News from this Week

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C – President Donald Trump approved Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s request for additional federal assistance for Tennessee’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which I – along with every member of the Tennessee congressional delegation – asked the president to do. 

This disaster will continue to place a significant financial burden on individuals, the state, and local governments, and President Trump’s quick action will help Tennessee respond to this crisis.    

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Tennessee Titans roster includes young players with promise

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – While the Tennessee Titans have several veterans scheduled to become unrestricted free agents this offseason, including Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry, Jon Robinson has crafted a roster replete with young, promising talent. Possibly no player embodies the combination of hope and early productivity more than A.J. Brown, last year’s second-round pick.

Brown, the 51st overall draft selection in 2019, led Tennessee in every major receiving category as a rookie, totaling 52 catches for 1,051 yards and eight touchdowns.

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Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry named FedEx Ground Player of the Year

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry finished 2019 with a league-high 1,540 yards on 303 rushing attempts (4.8 avg.). His 16 rushing touchdowns put him in a tie with Green Bay Packers’s Aaron Jones atop the league leaderboard and placed second in franchise annals.

Over the final six weeks of the regular season plus three playoff appearances, Henry totaled seven 100-yard games.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs with the ball during the first half against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) runs with the ball during the first half against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium. (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill sets Career, Franchise Records

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – A year earlier, Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill was still with the Miami Dolphins, where he concluded his seventh season with the Dolphins. Robinson engineered a trade in March 2019 that landed the signal caller in Tennessee, where he began the campaign as the backup to Marcus Mariota.

Although he did not start until the seventh game of the season, Tannehill authored one of the greatest offensive seasons in franchise history.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) hands off to running back Jeremy McNichols (30) against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) hands off to running back Jeremy McNichols (30) against the Philadelphia Eagles during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans, Mike Vrabel Persevere in 2019

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Following an impressive 43-13 win at the Cleveland Browns in the season opener, the Tennessee Titans lost four of their next five contests, including a shutout at the Denver Broncos on October 13th. At 2-4, there was little indication that the Titans would be playing well into January.

With a home date against the Los Angeles Chargers next on the schedule, Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel made the decision to insert eighth-year veteran quarterback Ryan Tannehill into the starting lineup for the first time since he arrived in Tennessee.

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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