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Billy Dunavant: In a league of his own

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 19, 2021 2:51 PM CT | Published: September 17, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Landing an NFL team for Memphis proved to be the dream that got away in Billy Dunavant’s professional life. But when the scores are added up, he won much more than he lost. And so did those who were fortunate enough to know him well. 

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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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