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Tigers Football Loses Depth Before Season Starts

The Memphis Tigers Football team loses some key depth before Fall Practice gets underway.

Sophomore Running Back Brandon Ross...and Senior Defensive Lineman Demetrius Culpepper have left the program.

Tigers Head Coach Tommy West says it's for personal reasons.

Ross was forced into action as a true Freshman because of injuries to other players.

He responded by rushing for almost 300 yards with 2 Touchdowns.

He Rushed for 111 yards and a score at SMU.

Culpepper had 5 tackles and forced a fumble last season.

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