Front and Center of the Titans

By Terry McCormick
August 6, 2010

When a young man gets his first job, it’s not unusual for him to call his father to ask for advice.

That’s what Tennessee Titans center Kevin Matthews is doing every evening after practice is finished.

But Matthews isn’t dialing up just any dad, he is calling former Titan great and Hall of Fame offensive lineman Bruce Matthews to check in.

Bruce Matthews carved out a brilliant career with the Titans’ forerunner, the Houston Oilers and spent the final five of his 19 NFL seasons in Tennessee after the franchise moved. Now, he is working as an assistant coach with the Houston Texans, but still talks to his son every night.