U of M names Laird Veatch as new athletic director

By Updated: August 09, 2019 4:34 PM CT | Published: August 09, 2019 9:58 AM CT

Laird Veatch, an athletic administrator at the University of Florida, was named the University of Memphis athletic director. In addition to 25 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics, Veatch also was a linebacker at Kansas State.

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Clay Bailey

Clay Bailey, a lifelong Memphian, has worked as a reporter in the city almost four decades. He concentrated on suburban coverage before becoming sports editor of The Daily Memphian when it launched in September, 2018. He also is a freelance sports writer for The Associated Press.


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