In Tommy West’s eight seasons as University of Memphis football coach, never has mid-summer felt so much like mid-winter.
Tiger fans accustomed to a steady stream of recruiting news in the winter — from junior college players signing in December to verbal commitments in January ahead of February’s signing day — have found this as active a period.
Consider how busy the summer has been for the U of M.
Freshman quarterback Tyler Bass, who signed with Maryland in February, asked for and received his release from the Terrapins. He signed scholarship papers with Memphis in July, getting to campus several weeks before the start of preseason camp.