National signing day blog: Memphis expecting a quiet signing day

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 03, 2021 5:16 PM CT | Published: February 03, 2021 9:45 AM CT

By the end of today, coach Ryan Silverfield will have put the finishing touches on the best recruiting class in Memphis history.

Memphis football puts the finishing touches on highest-rated recruiting class in history

3:52 PM CT, February 3

If Memphis achieves the long-term goals coach Ryan Silverfield has envisioned for the program, then Feb. 3, 2021, could be a day Tigers fans remember for some time.

In his first full recruiting class, Silverfield and the rest of the staff accomplished a historic feat by reeling in the highest-rated football recruiting class in program history.

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On 247Sports, the Tigers have the No. 46 class in the nation; on Rivals, the class currently sits at 45.

At the time this is written mid-afternoon Wednesday, 22 prospects had officially signed, and that doesn’t even include the commitments Silverfield landed from the transfer portal.

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Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

Johnson is a Memphis native who graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2016. He's traveled the country covering teams like Syracuse, the Buffalo Bills and the Memphis Grizzlies. He's excited about the opportunity to cover the Tigers and all things in the city of Memphis.


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