Tigers thrived in portal while still valuing high school prospects

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 02, 2023 7:09 PM CT | Published: February 02, 2023 4:09 PM CT

The transfer portal has become a major part of roster management but Memphis coach Ryan Silverfield likes to have a balance of transfers and high school recruits. 


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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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