Tiger Football

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...
Just one month ago, it seemed unlikely that the Memphis Tigers, then a thoroughly mediocre 4-4, would be facing the mighty UCF Knights for the fourth time in two years. And yet, after winning four in a row, here we are –  the Memphis Tigers are American Athletic Conference West...
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On a cold but good day to play footbal,l the Memphis Tigers hosted the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes. The Tigers were one win away from being bowl-eligible. And they were not going to let Tulsa get in their way, defeating Tulsa 47-21 in front of 27,905 diehard fans at the Liberty...