Hill: Liberty Bowl’s ‘distinguished citizen,’ Joe Theismann, is one of us

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 03, 2024 7:54 AM CT | Published: June 02, 2024 8:04 PM CT
Drew Hill
Daily Memphian

Drew Hill

Drew Hill covers the Memphis Grizzlies and is a top-10 APSE winner. He has worked throughout the South writing about college athletics before landing in Memphis.

Joe Theismann walked into the makeshift media room on Sunday night, June 2, at the Hilton Memphis hotel and smiled as he glanced over at the trophy waiting for him at the podium. 

Forty-two years after the Hall of Fame quarterback led Washington to its first NFL championship in 40 years against the Miami Dolphins, he is still taking home awards. 

No, it’s not for his work in the broadcast booth, either.


Joe Theismann Subscriber Only AutoZone Liberty Bowl AutoZone Liberty Bowl Distinguished Citizen Award

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