Titans rookie shows off catching skills with 1-handed grab

Football 05/11/19, 18:20

The Titans' top draft pick is busy with meetings out of sight from prying eyes as reporters got their one look at Tennessee's latest crop of rookies.Luckily, A.J. Brown showed off his skills with a one-handed catch to make up for Jeffery Simmons' absence.Brown turned toward the sideline Saturday and ...

Titans draft Mississippi receiver A.J. Brown in 2nd round

Football 04/26/19, 19:50

The Tennessee Titans have added another offensive weapon by selecting Mississippi wide receiver A.J. Brown in the second round with the 51st overall pick in the draft.Brown set Ole Miss single-season records in catches (85) and yards receiving (1,320) while earning Associated Press All-America third-team honors last season. The 6-foot ...

Update: 7 Hall of Famers set to announce picks

Sports 04/26/19, 17:43

The Latest on the NFL draft (all times EDT):6:40 p.m.Seven Pro Football Hall of Famers will announce selections for their former teams at the NFL draft.Mississippi State defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons, center, poses with Tennessee Titans owner Amy Adams Strunk, left, and head coach Mike Vrabel, right, during an NFL ...

Titans owner Strunk vouches for 1st pick Simmons

Sports 04/26/19, 17:01

Tennessee Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk has vouched for the character of first-round draft pick Jeffery Simmons, who was arrested three years ago on a simple assault charge against a woman.A tearful Simmons responded to Strunk's words by vowing that he won't let her down."Our locker room is so ...

Titans select Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons at No. 19

Football 04/25/19, 21:37

The Tennessee Titans wanted to upgrade their defensive line badly enough that they were willing to take a chance on Mississippi State tackle Jeffery Simmons, who tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while preparing for the draft.Tennessee selected Simmons with the 19th overall pick in the draft.Simmons ...

SEC teams look to find defensive stoppers after draft exodus

Sports 04/22/19, 09:47

This week's NFL draft showcases some of the Southeastern Conference's top defensive players from a year ago.It also is a window into the SEC's challenges this year.Last year's Associated Press All-America team featured six defensive linemen or linebackers from the SEC: Alabama's Quinnen Williams, Kentucky's Josh Allen, LSU's Devin White, ...

Simmons, Sweat among NFL prospects at Mississippi St pro day

Football 03/27/19, 14:53

Mississippi State's Jeffery Simmons has the look of a future NFL player after a prolific three-year college career. He's also wearing a big brace on his knee after tearing his ACL last month, not to mention a checkered past that includes a video from high school showing him punching a ...

Mississippi State’s Simmons wins Conerly Trophy

Football 11/27/18, 21:52

Mississippi State's Jeffery Simmons won the Conerly Trophy on Tuesday night after being an anchor in the middle of one of the nation's best defenses.The Conerly is awarded to Mississippi's top college football player, and past winners include current and former NFL stars like Eli Manning, Deuce McAllister, Patrick Willis ...

Rebels’ Brown, MSU’s Simmons among Conerly Trophy finalists

Football 11/19/18, 11:29

Mississippi State defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons, Ole Miss receiver A.J. Brown and Southern Mississippi receiver Quez Watkins are among the 10 finalists for the Conerly Trophy.The Conerly is given each year to the most outstanding college football player in Mississippi. This is the 23rd year for the award, and the ...

No. 16 Texas A&M gets another SEC test vs. Mississippi State

Football 10/26/18, 08:07

Texas A&M has won three straight games to quickly become a factor in the Southeastern Conference Western Division under first-year coach Jimbo Fisher.Now the Aggies on Saturday must face one of the league's best defenses in Mississippi State.No. 16 Texas A&M (5-2, 3-1 SEC) has had two weeks to prepare ...

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