Curry Todd: Basketball

Curry Todd has been a constituent of the Tennessee House of Representatives since 1998. Before that he was a businessman, and before that a Memphis Police Official. But before any of these things, Curry Todd was a standout basketball player in high school, good enough to have received numerous scholarship offers from colleges and universities all around the country.

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To this day, Curry Todd is the only Tennessee high school basketball player to make the All-Memphis team four years in a row. He also made it to the All-Shelby County basketball team for three years, and was named the Shelby County Player of the Year. He was elected a high school All-American in Scholastic and Parade magazines and named the Tennessee Player of the Year. And in one of the greatest accolades accorded a young basketball player, Curry Todd’s basketball jersey number was retired when high school playing days were over.

Curry Todd

Curry Todd

Curry Todd was a sought-after college prospect who was inundated with offers from colleges. UCLA, the University of Kentucky, the University of Tennessee, Duke University, the University of North Carolina, Texas A&M, Connecticut, and the University of Southern California all expressed interested in getting Curry Todd into their basketball programs. And that is just to name a few.

But when it came time to make a decision, Curry Todd nominated to stay close to home, and chose the University of Memphis, which at the time was known as Memphis State University, where he remained a high scored averaging sixteen points per game.

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