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Prep football notes: Pearl-Cohn works on rebuilding

Pearl-Cohn football coach Tony Brunetti keeps coming back to the same word when he talks about his 2008 team. More VU's Johnson is nation's most underrated coach

Vanderbilt’s Bobby Johnson all but laughed off a Wednesday article on that listed him as the nation’s most underrated football coach. More

City Paper Camp Confidential

OFFENSIVE PLAY OF THE DAY: Titans receiver Justin Gage made a nice grab of a pass tipped by the Rams David Macklin from quarterback Vince Young. Gage gathered the ball, and then managed to get both feet down toward the side of the end zone for the touchdown. More

Sparks, fists fly at Titans-Rams practice

It didn’t take long for the fuse to be lit between the Tennessee Titans and St. Louis Rams in Wednesday morning’s full pad practice. More

City Paper Camp Confidential (Wednesday a.m. - Titans/Rams)

OFFENSIVE PLAY OF THE DAY: The Titans quarterbacks, led by Vince Young, had a solid day, thanks in part to a number of standout catches from the wide receivers. After a few early drops, there were several nice grabs by Lavelle Hawkins, Paul Williams and Dwayne Blakley. However, none was more impressive than the diving catch made by Roydell Williams against Darius Vinnett and Sebastien Sejean. Williams ran a skinny post route and got himself under the ball from Young making the catch about 40 yards downfield. More

MTSU busy building depth

Numbers on the Middle Tennessee depth chart still aren’t quite where football head coach Rick Stockstill would like them to be, but it’s evident the Blue Raiders are making strides developing quality numbers at certain positions. More

Around the SEC: Handing out punishment

As clearly seen in the events of the past week, there are two kinds of football coaches in the Southeastern Conference. More

Titans can’t wait to butt heads with Rams

And now for something completely different in Tennessee Titans training camp … More

VU receiver Smith out for four weeks with stress fracture

Vanderbilt senior wide receiver George Smith will miss at least the next four weeks due to a stress fracture in his right foot, coach Bobby Johnson said Tuesday. More

Ex-TSU football player found dead

Qudus Adeboyejo, 23, a former offensive lineman for Tennessee State, was found dead in his off campus apartment Monday evening by his roommate, according to a release by the school. More

City Paper Camp Confidential

PLAY OF THE DAY: Cornerback Eric King deflected a Vince Young pass away from receiver Paul Williams in a team drill, and safety Vincent Fuller made a nice adjustment on the tip to pick the ball off. More

Trotz expects big things from defensemen

When the Nashville Predators open training camp in September the coaching staff knows it will have at least a couple of challenges to deal with. More

VU linebackers make early impression

Perhaps Vanderbilt’s questions at linebacker aren’t as serious as first thought. More

City Paper Camp Confidential

PLAY OF THE DAY: Tight end Alge Crumpler made what was arguably the catch of training camp, turning and hauling in a pass from Vince Young one-handed without breaking stride during the morning practice. More

Titans activate Roydell Williams from PUP list

Roydell Williams cleared a major obstacle Monday in his long road back from ankle surgery in January. Williams was activated by the Tennessee Titans from the physically unable to perform list, and took part Monday morning in his first practice in eight months. More

Vandy football notebook: Busy season on tap for Moore

About the only thing D.J. Moore didn’t do during Vanderbilt’s football practice session Sunday night was kick field goals. More

Fulmer still in evaluation mode

KNOXVILLE — After only two days of practice, the Tennessee football team isn’t ready to play anyone just yet, but coach Phillip Fulmer is beginning the process of evaluating players and singling out those who will be able to contribute when the season does get under way. More

Trotz thinks current Preds roster can get it done

While Central Division foes like Columbus and Chicago have loaded up their rosters with free agents, Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz is going to camp with the expectation of few, if any, new faces being added to the roster that finished last season in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. More

Titans' Paul Williams taking active role in training camp

Paul Williams had a forgettable rookie year in the NFL. All you have to do is look at the one word that appears beside every week on the stat sheet of his media guide bio to find out why — in big capital letters INACTIVE. More

Safety Langford emerges as Vanderbilt's elder statesman

Reshard Langford couldn’t help but ponder the irony of it all as he made the rounds at Southeastern Conference Football Media Days. More