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Born to Coach: The journey of the Tigers’ Ryan Silverfield

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 23, 2020 4:05 AM CT

It took two decades for Ryan Silverfield to become head coach of the University of Memphis. Which, considering he "never played a down of college football," is pretty fast, pretty incredible. Now, it's his time to show he is ready. 

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Ryan Silverfield Memphis Tigers Football Brady White

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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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