David Climer, The Tennessean

David Climer

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Past articles by David:

Why Belmont's Rick Byrd wore sweater vests on game days

Former Tennessean columnist David Climer wrote about Belmont coach Rick Byrd's attire ahead of a 2007 NCAA Tournament game. → Read More

CLIMER: This job has been a dream come true

Sports columnist David Climer bids farewell. → Read More

Titans owners should do us a favor and sell the team

Our NFL team, once a source of pride for the city, has become an embarrassment because of mismanagement from ownership → Read More

SEC rankings: Florida-Georgia sets stage for LSU-Bama

In time, we'll see how the West is won but first it's up to Florida and Georgia to settle things in the Eastern Division → Read More

Titans notebook: Drops derail passing attack

Wide receivers came up with only six catches for 63 yards against the Falcons. → Read More

Titans' nightmare continues

It's been more than a year since a victory at home despite a strong performance by the defense against Falcons → Read More

Falcons over Titans: By the numbers

A closer look inside Sunday's Titans-Falcons game at Nissan Stadium. → Read More

Josh Dobbs' advantage vs. Alabama is a start for Vols

After two relief appearances against Saban teams, UT quarterback will be there from the start → Read More

For Marcus Mariota, the hits keep on coming

Titans coveted rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota takes a beating and struggles in discouraging 38-10 loss to the Dolphins. → Read More

Admitting a bad call is a good call by Ken Whisenhunt

Titans coach is one of the few in his profession who is willing to acknowledge when he makes a mistake → Read More

Steve Spurrier, Phillip Fulmer found common ground amid rivalry

As intense as things got between UT and Florida, the two coaches forged a friendship. → Read More

SEC rankings: Where are Gators headed?

Suspension of Florida QB could shuffle the Eastern Division if anyone steps up to challenge → Read More

Marcus Mariota still in school of hard knocks

Titans rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota struggles against Bills as offense fails to capitalize early and late in 14-13 loss. → Read More

This time, Vols don't blink

With the season on the brink, Vols coach makes right calls and is rewarded with a comeback victory over Georgia. → Read More

Marcus Mariota doesn't want to make a habit of losing

After so much success in high school and college, Titans rookie quarterback is learning the harsh realities of NFL life → Read More

SEC rankings: Seems like old times for Gators

Florida's surprising blowout of Ole Miss shuffles the deck on weekly ranking of the 14 SEC teams. → Read More

Butch Jones gets heightened scrutiny with Vols reeling

Loss to Arkansas is the latest example of a program that can't close the deal in the second half → Read More

Vanderbilt survives — so does Derek Mason

Late-game rally rescues Vanderbilt from a possible second loss to a Conference USA team. → Read More

Titans take committee approach to run game

Team finding strength in numbers but having a go-to back would be a plus. → Read More

Ole Miss still atop weekly ranking of SEC from No. 1-14

Rebels head to The Swamp in one of three West vs. East matchups → Read More