Memphis linebacker Cole Mashburn retires from football for medical reasons

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 21, 2022 3:52 PM CT | Published: February 21, 2022 2:59 PM CT

Cole Mashburn has a crack in his lower spine that he has been dealing with since high school. 


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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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