Tennessee State head coach and Titans’ legend Eddie George played at running back in the NFL for nine seasons and set records the entire way.
George was the first-round draft selection of the then-Houston Oilers, after winning the Heisman in 1995, and won the NFL Rookie of the Year award in 1996.
He was the Oilers/Titans’ starting tailback through 2003, never missing a start, and made the Pro Bowl four consecutive years (1997–2000).
George assisted the Titans to a championship appearance in Super Bowl XXXIV.
What is it like to be coached by George? Just ask Tennessee State running back Devon Starling:
“It ain’t fun, let’s day that,” Starling said. “There’s a lot of dummy hits, ball protection … him expecting greatness out of everybody …”
Starling said George expects the same from everyone — no matter the position.
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