Red Wolves eager to play rivalry game

Arkansas State’s Champ Flemings catches a pass over Ohio State defensive back Denzel Burke during the first half last Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. The Red Wolves visit Memphis this evening.

JONESBORO — Like most of his teammates, Arkansas State offensive tackle Makilan Thomas has little to no experience against the Memphis Tigers.

That does not make Thomas, a redshirt freshman from Little Rock, unaware of how those in and around the program feel about taking on ASU’s nearest, most-played football rival.