The Time Is Now For Tiger Football

Posted by Ryne E. Hancock on September-15-2009 Add Comments

About a month ago, a hayseed from Texas tried to test my fan-hood, something that in a city like Memphis, is somewhat hard to do.

"You can't like Memphis basketball and dislike their football team," he said to me via the wonder that is Facebook.

"Yes I can," I replied, "You're not from here, so your opinion doesn't matter. Memphis football has sucked for years. No one really gives a crap about them."

In the 22 years that my mother, Joyce Hancock, has worked for the school, the Tigers have enjoyed only eight winning seasons in football since she began working there in 1987.

Take that same time span of 22 years with Tiger basketball and you get 20 post-season appearances, including the 2007-08 Final Four s...

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