New Football Coach Excited About Season, Preview Featured in The Commercial Appeal

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Coach Jim Ryan

The Rhodes football team’s home opener is Sept. 3 against Willamette. 

“I’ve had opportunities to go other places as a head coach, but none of them quite measured up to this opportunity,” says new coach Jim Ryan in an article featured Sept. 2 on the front page of The Commercial Appeal’s sports section. “The players have bought into everything we’ve thrown at them, and while we could be bigger and we need to develop more depth, we have a chance to be competitive with the teams in this conference.” Read more