NASHVILLE TENNESSEE — Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans running back, joined the Nashville SCTuesday: Ownership group
Henry will be joined by Reese Witherspoon (actor and producer) and Jim Toth (technolo investor).
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John Ingram, principal owner of the team, made the announcement via their website.
Henry joins Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, and Mark Ingram, Houston Texans runningback, as the only NFL players who are minority owners of a soccer team.
Henry shared his thoughts via the team's website, “As a kid growing in Florida, I imagined becoming a professional sport owner. The opportunity to do that with Major League Soccer is truly a dream coming true.”
My investment in Nashville SC is more than a financial investment. It's a real investment in Nashville. It was an incredible opportunity to be part Nashville SC's club, especially after seeing the positive changes they have made in the community.
Nashville was established as an MLS team in 2020. The club began play at Nissan Stadium (home of the Titans).
Geodis Park in Nashville, which is the largest soccer-specific arena in the country, was recently constructed. Nashville will face the stadium for the first match. Philadelphia UnionOn May 1.