Tiger Football

Still riding an emotional high from the 15-10 win over Ole Miss last week, the Memphis Tigers will have to focus on the opponent next up – The Southern Jaguars will play their first game ever against the Tigers. Hailing from the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), the Jaguars are coming...
One play does not a game make, but it can significantly affect the course of the day and the outcome. Such was the case with a fourth-quarter safety that propelled the University of Memphis Tigers to a 15-10 winner over SEC foe Ole Miss on Saturday at Liberty Bowl...
While the University of Memphis and Ole Miss are not conference rivals, they are certainly regional rivals, each seeking bragging rights over the other. That rivalry will be on full display Saturday, as the Tigers kickoff their season hosting Ole Miss at the Liberty Bowl. Fan excitement is bubbling and...
Like a flash, he leapt into the air, snatched the football and ran down the field, breaking tackles and shaking opponents off along the way. Big plays like this are no stranger to Memphis native Tony Pollard, who has been making them since his youth football days as a...
On Saturday, the University of Memphis football team left South campus and traveled to the Liberty Bowl for the first time this season. The Tigers moved their annual fan fest from south campus to the stadium for two reasons. One, the coaching staff wanted to play in the stadium for...
Memphis has announced that alumnus Gary W. Bryant and his wife have pledged $13 million to boost the school's athletic department by establishing a trust. This represents the largest commitment in the athletic department's history and second-largest gift in the university's history. The Gary and Barbara Bryant Athletic Excellence Fund will...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen has stepped down after seven years, and Allie Prescott has been named his replacement on an interim basis. President M. David Rudd announced the moves Tuesday and said a search for a new athletic director will start immediately. Bowen said in a...
"HOW BOUT THEM COWBOYS!" Those were the words Tony Pollard used to close his brief statements after a May 3 meet and greet at Pollard's BBQ, his familys’ restaurant in Whitehaven. Pollard was selected in the fourth round by the Dallas Cowboys. Pollard entered the NFL draft after his junior red-shirt...
Memphis fans will have to keep a watchful eye on this year’s NFL Draft, which starts Thursday in Nashville. The Memphis Tigers have three players awaiting the call from an NFL team to be selected in one of seven rounds: Offensive lineman Tevon Tate as well as running backs...
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By FRED GOODALL, AP Sports Writer ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Unbeaten UCF updated its sparkling resume with an impressive come-from-behind victory over Memphis in the American Athletic Conference title game. Now the seventh-ranked Knights (12-0, No. 8 CFP), who proclaimed themselves national champions last January after finishing as the only undefeated...