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Football season is finally upon us.   Despite the excitement around the program this season, it's easy to forget that The University of Memphis Tigers enter the season with a heart-breaking two-game losing streak. The last time the Tigers took the field they were the visiting team in the Liberty Bowl...
A member of the Tigers 3.0 Club for the spring semester, David Moore looks the part of an accountant off the field. (Photo: Terry Davis)
The last two University of Memphis quarterbacks are on NFL rosters. A stiff competition to identify the next man up is underway and David Moore, a red-shirt sophomore, is fighting to make his mark. The Tigers are hungry for another American Athletic Western Conference Championship title. They will have to...
Despite a thrilling winning season, the Memphis Tigers ended last season on two sour notes: First an heartbreaking 62-55 double-OT loss to Central Florida in the American Athletic Conference Championship game, followed by a Liberty Bowl loss to Iowa State with a loss in the Liberty Bowl against Iowa...
When Mike Norvell took the University of Memphis football job two seasons ago, he immediately made a significant change. Players were no longer allowed to wear headphones, earrings or hats when entering Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium or practice. The change led players to ask why, and it was an easy...
Well, it didn't happen in the first round of the NFL Draft, but three stars at the University of Memphis will get their shot at NFL stardom. The Chicago Bears traded up to get the 51st pick in the draft, which they used to reel in Tigers' WR Anthony Miller....
Depending on who you ask — or which sports website you check — University of Memphis star WR Anthony Miller is anywhere from the 11th to 50th best player in Thursday’s NFL Draft. He sparkled at the Tigers’ Pro Day recently and at this point, it’s more a question...
Supporters of the Iowa State Cyclones found themselves on common ground with backers of the University of Memphis Tigers on Friday afternoon, with both camps of rooters on Beale St. for the 2017 AutoZone Liberty Bowl Parade. Photojournalist Warren Roseborough teamed up with TSD Associate Publisher/Executive Editor Karanja A. Ajanaku...
Mike Norvell has agreed to stay on as head coach of the University of Memphis Tigers, the coach tweeted Tuesday afternoon. So excited about the future of Memphis Tiger football and to announce that I have signed an extension to continue to lead this great program! Thank you to @UofMemphisPres...
Genard Avery once thought he would be a Ragin’ Cajun leading the University of Louisiana-Lafayette to a championship. As fate would have it, the senior defensive player for the University of Memphis now hopes to help lead the Tigers to a conference win over University of Central Florida this...