Is joining U of M’s conference a plus? These four athletic directors think so

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 25, 2023 4:00 AM CT | Published: March 25, 2023 4:00 AM CT

With Houston, Cincinnati and UCF all exiting, the American Athletic Conference will welcome six new members on July 1. The Daily Memphian spoke with ADs from four of the incoming schools. 


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Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner II

Frank Bonner is the Memphis Tigers football beat writer. He is originally from Indiana but arrived in Memphis after spending two years in Tulsa, covering Oklahoma State football and basketball. He covered high school sports in Columbus, Indiana for two years before getting his Master’s degree in Sports Journalism at IUPUI. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University.


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