SIGHTS AND SOUNDS: Memphis showed up and showed out for ESPN’s College GameDay


As excitement built toward the Memphis debut of ESPN’s College GameDay, one wondered whether the city would (or could) live up to the hype. Would Memphians turn out on a chilly November morning before dawn to put on for their city?

Oh boy, did they!

The New Tri-State Defender sent correspondent Terrisa Mark and photojournalist Johnathan “Malik” Martin down to Beale bright and early to catch the scene. Check out Terrisa’s video report above and Johnathan’s images below!