They became the Tennessee Oilers in 1997, then in 1999 changed to the Titans.
The Houston Oilers and Tennessee Titans are the same organization. They began as the Oilers; when they moved to Tennessee in 1997 the Oilers name stayed, then was changed to Titans in 1999.
Houston Oilers to the Tennessee Titans
The Tennessee Oilers played from 1997-1998. They changed their name to the Tennessee Titans for the 1999 season.
They were founded in 1960 as the Houston Oilers. They moved to Tennessee in 1997 and spent the 1997-8 seasons as the Tennessee Oilers. In 1999 they changed their name to the Titans.
The Houston Oilers moved to Tennessee and became the Tennessee Oilers for the 1997 season. The team changed their name from Oilers to Titans in 1999.
The Houston Oilers changed their team name to the Tennessee Titans in 1998.
The Tennessee Titans relocated to Tennessee from Houston in 1997. In Houston the team was known as the "Houston Oilers". For the first two years in Tennessee the team was known as the "Tennessee Oilers". In 1999 the team changed its name to the "Tennessee Titans".
Franchise started in 1960 at the Oilers. In 1999 the team changed its name to Titans.
The Tennessee Titans got that start in the NFL as the Houston Oilers before moving to Nashville and becoming the Tennessee Oilers. They would soon be renamed the Tennessee Titans in 1999. * Houston Oilers (1960-1996) * Tennessee Oilers (1997-1998) * Tennessee Titans (1999-present)
The original franchise name was the Houston Oilers then the Tennessee Oilers and now currently the Tennessee Titans.
Houston Oilers (1960-1996)Tennessee Oilers (1997-1998)Tennessee Titans (1999-present)At that time they were not the titans, but the Houston Oilers.