Return of the Memphis Showboats

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 15, 2022 11:39 PM CT | Published: November 15, 2022 8:34 AM CT

The City of Memphis and the USFL, a professional football minor league, reveal that the Memphis Showboats will begin play in April of 2023.


USFL Memphis Showboats Mayor Jim Strickland
Tim Buckley

Tim Buckley

Tim is a veteran sportswriter who graduated from CBHS in Memphis and the University of Missouri. He previously covered LSU sports in Baton Rouge, and the University of Louisiana football and basketball for The Daily Advertiser/USA TODAY Network in Lafayette, the NBA’s Utah Jazz for the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, and West Texas State basketball for the Amarillo Globe News in Texas.


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