A.J. Brown still learning from Ole Miss’ current superstar

By John Glennon

One of the NFL's best young talents, Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown was asked recently which players he watched on a regular basis.

He shared two names, the first of which came as no surprise: Atlanta's Julio Jones, who's topped 1,000 receiving yards seven times, making the Pro Bowl each of those seasons.

The second? A little more eye-opening, considering he doesn't even play in the NFL – not yet, anyway.

But Brown and Elijah Moore have been enamored with one another ever since Brown hosted Moore's recruiting visit to Ole Miss more than three years ago.

In fact, on the first day Moore arrived on campus as a freshman, Brown told him to put on his cleats, his practice gear and “teach me everything you know.” Weeks later, Brown, who was a junior, moved Moore out of his dorm room and into the extra room of Brown's apartment, realizing “he really has the same mindset that I have.”

Though Brown has spent the last two years playing in the NFL, he and Moore have stayed as close as brothers, talking every day. It shows the strength of their relationship, first and foremost. But the close connection is also a sign of the respect Brown has for Moore, who is in the process of torching college football this season. He leads the NCAA in . . .

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Author: John GlennonMulti-media journalist with extensive expertise covering the NFL, NHL, professional soccer and more, including the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators for The Tennessean with articles, videos and podcasts. Strengths include the ability to write quick, concise and thorough analysis, as well as the ability to uncover unique human-interest stories. In working as a reporter, John developed skills that extend beyond the sports journalism world. An efficient and effective communicator, John is confident, calm and productive under deadline pressure and knows the power of the written word. John brings to Broadway Sports a work ethic second to none, an intellectual hunger, and an ability to inform and entertain readers, viewers and listeners. Reach out directly to John at: