For John Tate IV, journey back to defensive line was long time coming

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 02, 2021 9:13 PM CT | Published: September 02, 2021 9:13 PM CT

Fans can expect to see a better, quicker version of Tate than they saw two years ago, when he suffered an Achilles injury.


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Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner originally is from Indiana but comes to Memphis by way of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He spent the past two years writing for the Tulsa World covering Oklahoma State University athletics. He credits his early writing experience to his days as a high school sports reporter for the Republic Newspaper in Columbus, Indiana, and various internships, including at the NCAA and USA Basketball. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University and his Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from IUPUI in Indianapolis.


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