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Simmons Bank CEO ‘confident’ U of M, city government will agree on stadium funding

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 16, 2022 6:31 PM CT | Published: September 16, 2022 1:20 PM CT

Simmons Bank CEO said the bank has offered to pay the full amount of the Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium naming rights deal up front to expedite venue renovations. 

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Drew Hill

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.


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