TJ Carter named AAC Defensive Player of Week

TJ Carter named AAC Defensive Player of Week

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Tigers freshman cornerback T.J. Carter is the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

Carter tallied 14 tackles, a forced fumble, and the game-sealing Interception in the Tigers 42-38 win at Houston last Thursday.

Tiger quarterack Riley Ferguson also made the AAC Honor Roll after passing for a school record 471 yards and the game-winning touchdown against the Cougars.

The 6-1 Tigers next host the Tulane Green Wave on Friday night at the Liberty Bowl. Kickoff is 7 p.m.

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