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The Memphis 10: Pandemic has shown football doesn’t just mean more, but maybe too much

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 17, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Chris Herrington
Daily Memphian

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.

If I’m reading the news correctly, playing high school football in Memphis amid a pandemic hasn’t just disrupted football, which was probably to be expected, but has disrupted school. In Collierville, a football-related outbreak didn’t just halt play. It switched the whole school to virtual learning for two weeks. 


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