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Memphis still going hard for Big 12, regardless of AAC’s path

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 22, 2021 5:58 PM CT | Published: October 22, 2021 5:58 PM CT
<strong>University of Memphis running back Brandon Thomas dodges a Navy defender during an Oct. 14 game in Memphis.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

University of Memphis running back Brandon Thomas dodges a Navy defender during an Oct. 14 game in Memphis. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

One report out of Texas alleges Memphis is “dragging its feet” on conference realignment. According to insiders, the truth is anything but that.

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John Martin

John Martin

John Martin is a contributing college sports columnist for The Daily Memphian. His columns will appear weekly. Martin is a lifelong Memphian who’s covered the Memphis Tigers’ basketball program for more than a decade. Before joining The Daily Memphian team, he was the Memphis beat writer for The Athletic. Currently, he is the co-host of the Jason and John Show on 92.9 FM ESPN, weekdays at 11 a.m. Martin is a graduate of White Station High School and the University of Memphis.


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