Titans hire AJ Highsmith as scouting director

The Titans are hiring AJ Highsmith as their new scouting director, reports Neil Stratton of insidetheleague.com.

Highsmith, the son of Patriots general manager Alonzo Highsmith, will handle professional and collegiate duties in his new role.

He reunites with Titans General Manager Ran Carthon after the two previously served on the 49ers’ staff.

Highsmith spent five seasons as a scout with the Bills, working his way up from area scout to national scout.

Keenan Agnew is also joining the Titans’ staff, according to Stratton. Keenan Agnew, the son of Lions assistant general manager Ray Agnew, will join the Titans as a scouting assistant.