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The Memphis Tigers are busily preparing to battle Penn State in Cotton Bowl on Dec. 28.  But Wednesday, the staff was off their game just a little. Why? Early signing period for new scholarship athletes. On the first day of the early signing period, the Tigers have 12 players committed...
Former Memphis coach Mike Norvell says he won't coach the Tigers in the Cotton Bowl now that he's taken the Florida State job. Norvell said Tuesday in a letter to Memphis fans that the transition to a new job made him unable to coach the Cotton Bowl. The 15th-ranked Tigers...
The worst kept secret in college football was revealed Sunday. After a truly magical season in Memphis, Mike Norvell has been named the head coach of the Florida State University Seminoles. And now, the Tigers are in the market for a new coach themselves. It comes at a critical point. The...
The special season for the Memphis Tigers’ (12-1) football team will culminate at the 84th Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium in Dallas against the Penn State Nittany Lions (10-2) out of the Big 10. The game will kickoff at 11 a.m. CT on Saturday, December 28. This will be...
The final Tiger Walk of the season coming in the American Athletic Conference (AAC) Championship game reflects a year of success for a University of Memphis football team with big-time goals still to achieve. In a rematch of the regular-season finale (won by Memphis), the Tigers host the University of...
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Some people say bad things comes in threes. Others say the third time is the charm. Either way, one of these statements will be true for the Memphis Tigers after their third consecutive American Athletic Conference Championship game appearance. The Tigers will host the No. 21 ranked Cincinnati Bearcats for the...
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It was the final regular-season game for 18 seniors for the No. 18 University of Memphis when they hosted the No. 19 Cincinnati Bearcats. The special season for the Tigers continues with a 34-24 win over the Bearcats in front of 36,472. With the win, the Tigers have the first...
It's been a November to remember for sports fans in Memphis – and we're not quite done yet. Last week gave us a hoops doubleheader at FedExForum while the University of Memphis Tigers took out South Florida last week in Tampa. Tiger Basketball is in New York for tournament action,...
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  HOUSTON, Texas — The Houston Cougars scheduled the Memphis Tigers as their homecoming opponent.  It's the second consecutive road game that the Tigers have been a part of another team’s homecoming activities. The Tigers ruined Houston's homecoming 45-27. With the win over Houston,  the Tigers move into a three-way tie...
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The entire crowd on Beale Street stood speechless Saturday morning during ESPN College GameDay as screens played a part of Tigers' RB Kenneth Gainwell's life they knew nothing about. Gainwell and his family are from Yazoo County Mississippi. Kenneth and older brother Curtis grew up playing and practicing football in...