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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans have signed quarterback Dominique Davis to the roster, giving them depth for their preseason finale Thursday night at a position where Jake Locker is expected to play little and backup Charlie Whitehurst still is nursing a sore right pinkie. The Titans announced the move Tuesday before practice.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee coach Butch Jones likes to compare guiding a young football team to raising children and watching them mature. The Volunteers are about to take their first steps. Tennessee plans to start three freshmen and one junior-college transfer in Sunday's season opener against Utah State.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Derek Mason knows where he'll be when it's time for his Vanderbilt Commodores to run onto the field Thursday night. Bringing up the rear, letting his captains lead their teammates through the tunnel. Mason will be making his head coaching debut when Vanderbilt hosts Temple after being hired in January.

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Tech coach Watson Brown has agreed to terms on a contract extension through the 2019 season. Brown's extension was officially announced Tuesday through a university release and was first reported by the Cookeville Herald-Citizen.

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