Third-down stops aren’t always enough for the Memphis defense

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 08, 2021 5:35 PM CT | Published: October 08, 2021 5:12 PM CT

Analytics have made fourth-down conversions more common making it even more difficult for the Memphis defense to get off the field. 

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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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