Topic: Tommy Smith
Nashville, 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. «Read the rest of this article»
Smith Cites Demands of Serving as Chief of Two Large Companies as Reason
Nashville, 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»
Tennessee Titans (1-4) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (0-5)
Sunday, October 12th, 2014 | Noon CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-4) host the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-5) this week. Kickoff at LP Field (capactiy 69,143) is scheduled for noon CDT on Sunday, October 12th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on CBS, including Nashville affiliate WTVF News-Channel 5. Andrew Catalon will handle play-by-play duties, while Steve Beuerlein and Steve Tasker will serve as analysts.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans start the 2014 season with an impressive 26-10 win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium Sunday.
The Titans new 3-4 defense gave the Chiefs fits all day. Tennessee zeroed in on Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles limiting him to 34 yards total. The Chiefs were held to 3 first half points.
Nashville, TN – Little time separates the Tennessee Titans from the launch of training camp to the start of the preseason. On Saturday, August 9th, exactly two weeks from the first practice, Tennessee plays its first of four preseason games, hosting the Green Bay Packers at LP Field.
Furthermore, the Titans have a mere 43 days from the outset of camp until their regular season schedule kicks off September 7th in Kansas City versus the Chiefs.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Titans Players return to Saint Thomas this week after a five-week break. They have been off since June 19th, when they participated in their final minicamp practice, the culmination of a transformative offseason.
Since the Titans concluded their 2013 season December 29th at LP Field, team president/CEO Tommy Smith, Ruston Webster and Ken Whisenhunt have overseen roster changes, facility upgrades, technological improvements and staff turnover.
Ken Whisenhunt hired as head coach; Titans to pick 11th in NFL Draft
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans have turned the page on the 2013 season and enter 2014 in the midst of significant change. A new coaching staff has been assembled to guide the team’s youthful roster, and the organization now begins the process of strengthening the core of the team.
On January 13th, Ken Whisenhunt was hired as the 17th head coach in franchise history. He replaced Mike Munchak, who led the team from 2011 through the end of the 2013 campaign. During Munchak’s tenure, the Titans had a record of 22 wins and 26 losses, including a 7-9 mark in 2013.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans hired Ken Whisenhunt to become the 17th head coach in franchise history.
“This is a big day for this franchise,” said Titans President/CEO Tommy Smith. “Ken is a well-respected coach in this league and I am looking forward to seeing his vision become reality for this team. He has a history of building successful offenses and took Arizona to a Super Bowl as a head coach. We all share a common goal for this team and that is to build a consistent winner. I want to thank Ruston for his hard work in the process and the quality candidates that he brought in for interviews.”
Nashville, TN – On Saturday afternoon, January 4th, the Tennessee Titans announced that Mike Munchak would be leaving the organization. Later that evening, General Manager Ruston Webster spoke with reporters.
“I want to open up today by first of all by thanking Mike Munchak for all his hard work. I have so much respect for him, not only as a coach but also as a person. We worked extremely well together and I have always appreciated how professional he has been with me in every way, said Webster. “I think I probably respect few people more in this league than I do him.”
“First I want to thank Mike Munchak for his professionalism through this process and thank him for his years of dedication to the Titans/Oilers organization. He is first-class and I wish him and his family nothing but the best. I also want to praise Tommy Smith for his involvement during the week-long process. He was thorough and thoughtful.
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