NASHVILLE — Titans owner K.S. ‘‘Bud’’ Adams Jr., the son of a prominent oil executive who built his own energy fortune and used it to found the Houston Oilers in the upstart American Football League, died in his Houston home Monday. He was 90.
The team announced Monday that Mr. Adams had died, saying he ‘‘passed away peacefully from natural causes.’’
Mr. Adams moved the team to Tennessee after the 1996 season when he could not get the new stadium he wanted in Houston. In 2000, the franchise, renamed the Titans, reached the Super Bowl Adams had spent more than three decades pursuing. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.