AAC teams will have to forfeit if COVID-19 causes them to cancel game

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 04, 2021 7:39 PM CT | Published: August 04, 2021 6:36 PM CT

Memphis coach Ryan Silverfield isn’t forcing players to get vaccinated, but is trying to educate them. He says more than 80% of the team will be vaccinated by the season opener.


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Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner is the Memphis Tigers football beat writer. He is originally from Indiana but arrived in Memphis after spending two years in Tulsa, covering Oklahoma State football and basketball. He covered high school sports in Columbus, Indiana for two years before getting his Master’s degree in Sports Journalism at IUPUI. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University.


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