Offense, led by freshmen Henigan, Thomas, on display in Tigers’ season opener

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 05, 2021 2:55 PM CT | Published: September 04, 2021 9:41 PM CT

Seth Henigan became the Tigers’ first freshman starting quarterback to open a season, and running back Brandon Thomas had 16 carries for 147 yards and a touchdown. 

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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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