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Memphis still going hard for Big 12, regardless of AAC’s path

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 22, 2021 5:58 PM CT | Published: October 22, 2021 5:58 PM CT
<strong>University of Memphis running back Brandon Thomas dodges a Navy defender during an Oct. 14 game in Memphis.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

University of Memphis running back Brandon Thomas dodges a Navy defender during an Oct. 14 game in Memphis. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

One report out of Texas alleges Memphis is “dragging its feet” on conference realignment. According to insiders, the truth is anything but that.


Memphis Tigers AAC American Athletic Conference Big 12 conference realignment Subscriber Only

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John Martin

John Martin

John Martin is a contributing college sports columnist for The Daily Memphian. His columns will appear weekly. Martin is a lifelong Memphian who’s covered the Memphis Tigers’ basketball program for more than a decade. Before joining The Daily Memphian team, he was the Memphis beat writer for The Athletic. Currently, he is the co-host of the Jason and John Show on 92.9 FM ESPN, weekdays at 11 a.m. Martin is a graduate of White Station High School and the University of Memphis.


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