Tony Dews is in his third season with the Titans as running backs coach after spending 20 years in the college coaching ranks. He has experience coaching every offensive and defensive position group other than quarterbacks during his career.
In Dews' first two seasons with the Titans, running back Derrick Henry ranked second in the NFL in total rushing yards (2,599), trailing only Ezekiel Elliott (2,791). Henry also finished second in rushing touchdowns (28) in the same time period behind only Todd Gurley (29).
In 2019, the Titans offense finished third in the NFL in rushing (138.9 yards per game). Henry was named to the Pro Bowl and added second-team Associated Press All-Pro honors after leading the NFL with 1,540 rushing yards, which also was the fourth-highest total in franchise history.