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Tigers Build Big Lead Then Collapse at Arkansas State

Faced with the prospect of playing 3-games in 11 days, the Memphis Tigers Football team has plenty enough pressure these days...

Tonights' game at Arkansas State adds even more..

A Tigers loss would put Memphis at 1-and-3 on the season..

Take you to Indians Stadium in Jonesboro where A-State looks for its' second straight win over the Tigers...

The Mascot jams the Spear into the Ground and it's game on..but, it's the Tigers who strike first..

First play of the game.. Martin Hankins on the Bomb 60-yards to Maurice Jones..

First Down Memphis in ASU territory..

5-plays later...give it to Joseph Doss..and he's into the End Zone 7-Nothing Memphis...

After a pair of Field goals, Tigers with some razzle-dazzle..

Double Pass...Dave Thomas downfield to a wide open Stephen Black..

It's an 80-yard Pass and Run for a Touchdown Memphis now up 17-6.

They score again on the 1-yard sneak by RedShirt Freshman Matt Malouf... 24-6..

This one seemingly totally in hand at the end of the first half.. ASU Fumbles.

Big Nose Tackle Freddie Barnett picks it up and Runs to Glory... 88-yards later it's 31-to-6 at the half..

But, the wheels totally come off in the second half..

ASU gets a 90-yard punt return td..and scores 29-straight points.. UNBELIEVABLY

Final Score..Indians come from way behind to win it 35-to-31..

The Tigers drop to 1-and-3 on the year. -A- State improves to 2-and-2. 

We'll have a full postgame report for you Friday at 6 on Action News 5.

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