Nationally ranked Tigers defense faces new challenge from Navy

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 12, 2023 9:31 PM CT | Published: September 11, 2023 2:50 PM CT

Navy has a new coach and does some things differently this year on offense, but the Midshipmen will be facing a Tigers defense ranked second in the country in yards allowed per game when they play Thursday in Memphis.

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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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