The franchise was located in houston and was known as the oilers from 1960 to 1996, during which time it won two afl titles 1960 and 1961. Celebrating the first ten years hardcover august 1, 2008 by tennessee titans author, jeff fisher foreword. Besides the olympian gods and goddesses, the titans produced other offspring, mating with either other titans or other creatures. A pictorial history of the tennessee titans, a keepsake book with hundreds of photos, statistics and. Tennessee titans history including past stats and statistics, results, scores, rosters and draft results. With coverage beginning in 1960, the year of the franchises debut season, this wonderful piece of tennessee titans memorabilia guides you through the decades, revisiting all the key moments. Personalized titans newspaper history book in the book. For two seasons, the team was known as the tennessee oilers. Since the aflnfl merger in 1970, the franchise reached the playoffs 10 times while in houston.
Titans front office tennessee titans titans coaching. Throughout the clubs history, the titans have played in the super bowl once xxxiv. The tennessee titans have a dark horse mvp candidate. The earliest inhabitants of tennessee are believed to have been ice age peoples descended from asians who crossed the former bering strait land bridge more than 20,000 years ago. Former tennessee titans linebacker keith bulluck is one of the best defenders in franchise history, but this story former wide receiver kenny britt shared about him only adds to his legend.
The latest news, video, standings, scores and schedule information for the tennessee titans. Presents the history, accomplishments and key personalities of. Jun 12, 2018 top 10 most highpowered offenses in nfl history nfl films duration. The tennessee titans are a professional american football team in nashville, tennessee. Nfl today ser the history of the tennessee titans by aaron. Tennessee titans team history pro football hall of fame. Celebrating the first ten years hardcover august 1, 2008 by tennessee titans author, jeff fisher foreword see all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Houston oilerstennessee oilerstennessee titans allpros and pro bowlers. The books of titans lifelong reading project podcast. The 2015 tennessee titans season was the franchises 46th season in the national football league, the 56th overall and the 19th in the state of tennessee. The oilers titans have qualified for postseason action a total of 18 times in the clubs history with afl playoff appearances coming in 1960, 1961, 1962, 1967 and 1969. Bud adams, who was the owner of the tennessee titans, died on october 21. May 8 after formulating an agreement earlier with harris county. The story of the tennessee titans nfl today creative 9781583417737.
Titans of history is the kind of book that will find itself the short biographies are, of course, well written, but why anyone thought it would be a good idea to distill these peoples lives into little more than three pages apiece is beyond me. The tennessee titans are the professional american football team based in nashville, tennessee. Tennessee titans nfl titans news, scores, stats, rumors. They are members of the south division of the american football conference afc in the national football league nfl. They played in memphis for one season before moving to nashville. Secondyear head coach ken whisenhunt was fired on november 3 following a 16 start, and was replaced by tight ends coach mike mularkey on an interim basis. The 1999 tennessee titans season was the franchises 40th season and their 30th in the national football league nfl. In 1999, the franchise unveiled a new logo as the team was renamed the tennessee titans.
The houston texans team considers the titans its primary rival thanks to the latters prior history in houston before its relocation to tennessee. Susie adams smith is selling her share of the titans parent company, ksa. From sulphur dell to the sounds summer game was published last month. A charter member of the afl in 1960, the oilers were that leagues first champions winning backtoback titles in 1960 and 1961 and qualified for the postseason five times in 10 years that the afl existed. With coverage beginning in 1960, the year of the franchises debut season, this wonderful piece of tennessee titans memorabilia guides you through the decades, revisiting all the key moments from houston and tennessee, right up until the present day. Years 2017 2020 all books view all books read and upcoming for the books of titans project. Mcnair, who led tennessee s famous drive that ended up a yard short of forcing overtime in super bowl xxxiv, also made a big impact in the nashville community. Three primetime games ahead, including week 1 after having just one primetime game in 2019, the titans are featured on the big stage three times this year. The archaic culture was succeeded by the woodland culture and later by. Brazile was a preeminent linebacker in the nfl during a career that spanned from 1975 to 1984 with the houston oilers. The following is the tennessee titans alltime roster, browsable by last name or position. New book spotlights nashvilles baseball history the.
Houston oilerstennessee oilerstennessee titans franchise encyclopedia. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Tennessee titans hall of famers pro football hall of. Aaron frisch traces the history of the team from its beginnings through 2002. The 2014 season was the first for head coach ken whisenhunt, the titans finished the season 214, their worst record in tennessee titans history, tying the tampa bay buccaneers for the leagues worst record, and their worse since 1994 when they was the houston oilers. They are currently part of the south division of the american football conference afc in the national football league nfl. The official facebook page of the tennessee titans. It is bordered by eight states, with kentucky to the north, virginia to the northeast, north carolina to the east, georgia.
Tennessee titans simple english wikipedia, the free. Despite slightly improving from their 214 season from the previous year. This title introduces readers to the tennessee titans, providing exciting details about todays stars and going deep inside the key moments of the teams history. It was the first year for the club under the moniker titans, while the nickname oilers was retired by the nfl. The tennessee titans send the texans packing improve to 84. Relive all the greatest newspaper headlines in the history of both the houston oilers and tennessee titans with this personalised tennessee titans book. Tennessee titans alltime roster the football database. Tennessee titans, american professional football team based in nashville, tennessee, that plays in the national football league.
It is just 112 miles wide, but stretches 432 miles from the appalachian mountains boundary with north. Tennessee titans 2015 media guide history harden, linc lb logan, james lb lundy, dennis rb richardson, c. The tennessee titans story nfl teams library binding august 1, 2016 by thomas k. This book includes informative sidebars, highenergy photos, a timeline, a team file, and a glossary. Tennessee titans coowner susie adams smith selling stake in team. The titans became the seventh wild card team to qualify for the super bowl.
The tennessee titans story nfl teams library binding august 1, 2016. This wonderful piece of tennessee titans memorabilia is filled with genuine newspaper articles from the dallas morning news, covering their top players and biggest games as they happened. Tennessee titans coowner susie adams smith selling stake. The football history book retraces the glory days of any team you select through reprinted newspaper pages and offer optional personalization on the cover. Brown rewrites the tennessee titans history book for rookies. However, after defeating the bills, colts, and jaguars in the postseason. Students will love learning about the tennessee titans in this highinterest title. Included are players that played for the tennessee titans nfl from 19992020, the tennessee oilers nfl from 19971998, the houston oilers nfl from 19701996 and the houston oilers afl from 19601969. Derrick morgan and his chef wife inspired tennessee titans. This title examines the history of the tennessee titans, telling the story of the franchise and its top players, greatest games, and most thrilling moments. Tennessee is the 36th largest by area and the 16th most populous of the 50 states. Titans newspaper history book historic newspapers us. Tennessee titans on the forbes nfl team valuations list.
Tennessee titans by katie lajiness nook book ebook. The tennessean is proud to present, tennessees team. The team was started in 1960 as a charter member of the american football league afl. Jon robinson executive vice presidentgeneral manager. Nfl today ser the history of the tennessee titans by. Traughber has interviewed many famous people in sports and politics while doing numerous stories and articles on the nashville sounds, tennessee titans and vanderbilt sports among other subjects. The tennessee titans are the nfls next surprise contender. Ryan tannehill took over the starting qb role in the middle of the season, and derrick henry helped by rushing for 1,540 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns, which helped. Houston oilerstennessee oilerstennessee titans allpros. Each year after the super bowl, books are updated if. They used to be known as the houston oilers, and played in houston, texas. In 1997, the oilers added the tennessee logo to the back of their helmet upon their relocation to nashville. The history of the tennessee titans by frisch, aaron, 197520. Tennessee titans hall of famers pro football hall of fame.
House to consider controversial proposal to make bible the. The tennessee titans are a professional american football team based in nashville. From his time in honolulu, oregon and nashville, mariota has always been known for his hard work, unselfishness and team mentality. Get an inside look at the humble beginnings and astonishing journey of the music city maestro in this three part series. The tennessee titans skill and titans flash briefing keeps fans connected with the team yearround, featuring updates from voice of the titans mike keith, and titans insiders.
Tennessee titans quarterback marcus mariota is the epitome of a team leader. You can reminisce your favorite football moments in this tennessee titans book, bringing you through the history of both the tennessee titans and houston oilers. Mcnair, who led tennessees famous drive that ended up a yard short of forcing overtime in super bowl xxxiv, also made a big impact in the nashville community. Tanasi officially the state of tennessee, is a state in the southeastern united states. Brees chasing more history as saints visit tannehill, titans. Finally, the indianapolis colts team has enjoyed many successes against the titans under quarterbacks such as andrew luck and peyton manning. Each year after the super bowl, books are updated if significant events occur. Historic tennessee titans memorabilia you can reminisce your favorite football moments in this tennessee titans book, bringing you through the history of both the tennessee titans and houston oilers. Tennessee titans 2015 media guide history 2629 washington, leon, rb, florida state, 2014 85 washington, nate, wr, tiffin, 200914 5359 washington, ted, lb, mississippi valley, 197382. History of the tennessee titans news newspapers books scholar jstor december. Since the houston oilers became the tennessee titans, only four other rookie wide receivers have topped 500 yards.
Mcnair played from 19952005 with the oilers titans. The tennessee titans have a dark horse mvp candidate for the 2020 season, and im not surprised, and you shouldnt be either. Readers are left with an introductory background of the nfl and the titans. The tennessee titans 20 victory over the new england patriots in the afc wildcard game at gillette stadium puts into question the worlds eighthmostvaluable sports empire. Hell be the honorary 12th titan prior to the titans ravens game sunday at nissan stadium. From 1960 to the present day, this book affords a unique perspective on the houston oilers and tennessee titans franchises colorful history.
Hall of famer robert brazile stopped by titans practice on friday. A pictorial history of the tennessee titans the tenneseean on. Thats the story behind the long history of the tennessee titans caravan. Its about bringing the tennessee titans out to the fans of the midsouth to say thank you for your support. The title also features informative fast facts, a timeline, and a glossary. The 2019 season was the tennessee titans 50th in the national football league and their. These peoples were of paleoindian culture, and, like their archaic successors, they lived primarily by hunting. The franchise was located in houston and was known as the oilers from 1960 to 1996, during which time it. Tennessee became the 16th state of the union in 1796. Tennessees success, behind a power running game and a quarterback who keeps teams honest, runs counter to footballs modern aerial show, but the titans have shown that teams can win in. In 11 seasons with the titans, mcnair set team records and accumulated the most wins of any quarterback in titansoilers history. February 24 oilers trade qb chris chandler to the atlanta falcons for. May 3 city of nashville holds groundbreaking ceremonies for the teams downtown stadium.
Houston oilerstennessee oilerstennessee titans team. Books range from 70 to 80 pages, and the covers reflect the teams basic color along with gold or silver foil embossing. In 11 seasons with the titans, mcnair set team records and accumulated the most wins of any quarterback in titans oilers history. Houston oilerstennessee oilerstennessee titans allpros and. A charter member of the afl in 1960, the oilers were that leagues first champions winning backtoback titles in 1960 and 1961 and qualified for the postseason five times in. Derrick morgan added, its not a real sacrifice as far as flavor goes. The story of the tennessee titans nfl today creative library binding august 1, 2009 by lori dittmer author visit amazons lori dittmer page. Top 10 most highpowered offenses in nfl history nfl films duration. The history of the tennessee titans book, 2005 worldcat. The 99member state house of representatives is set to vote thursday on a proposal to make the bible the official book of tennessee. The original oilers helmet, circa 1960, was blue with a white stripe down the middle. These offspring are also called titans, but theyre the titans of the second generation.117 543 472 1104 867 656 291 1235 1413 200 529 800 440 816 265 1018 854 155 403 611 288 1570 554 1372 146 1458 808 97 1153 609 1487 1291