Tigers Football Insider: Defensive Coordinator expects defense to be gritty

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 30, 2023 12:34 PM CT

“I like to think of our team and particularly our defense as sort of a representation of the City of Memphis,” Matt Barnes said.


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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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