College Football

Former Tigers RB Patrick Taylor, Jr. shines at NFL combine

The NFL combine continues workouts as two Memphis Tigers try to impress teams.

  Memphis QB Brady White coming back for a final season with the Tigers

  A look inside Ryan Silverfield’s $9.25M contract with UofM

  Tua Tagovailoa announces he’s entering the NFL Draft

Moorhead fired at Mississippi State

  Navy beats K-State in 61st Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl combatant ready to get it on

Continued Coverage

  Navy, K-State fans fill Beale Street at parade ahead of AutoZone Liberty Bowl

  Memphis Tigers return home after Cotton Bowl

  Tigers coach, players on Cotton Bowl loss

  Memphis Tigers fall short in highlight-filled Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

  U of M Athletic Director on Tigers’ first Cotton Bowl appearance

  Memphis Tigers ‘destined’ to make first appearance in Cotton Bowl

  Tigers fans pack Memphis International Airport catching flights to Texas

There were seven non-stop flights from Memphis to Dallas Friday, but a mechanical delay kept some passengers sitting on the ground for hours

  Cotton Bowl pits Group of 5 against Power 5

The Memphis Tigers and Penn State come from two very different divisions of college football. This is a match-up that pits the Group of Five against the Power Five.

  Battle of the Bands brings fans together

The Mighty Sound of the South took on the Big Blue band from Penn State Friday.

  Memphis, Penn State head coaches on winning Cotton Bowl trophy

The University of Memphis and Penn State will be playing for the gleaming silver Cotton Bowl trophy on Saturday.

  Memphis, Penn State alumni team up in Texas

  Preparations underway at AT&T Stadium for 84th Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

  Tigers bring team culture to Dallas

  Tigers players return to their Texas roots ahead of Cotton Bowl

  Memphis Tigers taking in all the excitement at AT&T Stadium

  Tigers spend holiday practicing for Cotton Bowl; Joey Magnifico to miss out

  Tigers, fans embraced by Cotton Bowl staff

Executive Committee Member Tommy Bain says the Cotton Bowl is excited to welcome a school like the University of Memphis to its very first New Year's Six Bowl Game experience.

  U of M Tigers to play in state of the art stadium for Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

Cowboys. This stadium is one of the biggest, most beautiful buildings for a football game that you can play in. And we got a VIP tour to show you everything there is to see about this amazing structure.

  Tigers spread smiles to children at Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas

Memphis Tigers football players and coaches took an afternoon away from the football field to spread smiles to children in Dallas who desperately need them.

  Silverfield works to prep Tigers approaching their biggest stage yet

The challenge for Silverfield is how much do you let the players enjoy the fruits of their labor with 10th ranked Penn State on the horizon.

  Memphis Tigers look forward to Christmas in Texas ahead of the Goodyear Cotton Bowl

For the Tigers this week is all about football, but it’s also Christmas in a couple days.

  Memphis Tigers arrive in Texas ahead of Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

The Memphis Tigers Football team, coaches and staff arrived in Texas Sunday. New head coach Ryan Silverfield and the team were welcomed by the Goodyear Cotton Bowl staff and some excited Tigers fans.

  Road to the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

The 17th ranked Memphis Tigers will square off against the 10th ranked Penn State Nittany Lions at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. Our news team loaded up their cars with gear and left from Memphis early Sunday morning.

Tiger Football without starting tackle for Cotton Bowl

Scottie Dill is the only key contributor ruled out for the Cotton Bowl against Penn State Dec. 28.

Tiger Football starts early signing period strong

The Tigers signed 14 players on the first day of the early national signing period.

U of M offering additional student Cotton Bowl tickets for free

Because of a high demand, the University is releasing more student tickets.

Man who bet on Burrow to win Heisman gives back to LSU superfan

LSU fan Matt Porter won big Saturday night when Joe Burrow won the Heisman trophy. Now Porter will be donating some of his winnings to a worthy cause.

LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in historic fashion

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been awarded the Heisman Trophy and made history in the process.

  Ryan Silverfield named next Memphis Tigers head football coach

The University of Memphis introduced Ryan Silverfield as the Tigers new head football coach Friday.

Top college holder is a Tiger

Brady, a former High School star at ECS, holds for kicks on field goals and extra points for the Tigers.

U of M running back bound for East-West game

Patrick Taylor has agreed to play in the Post Season Classic All-Star Game that benefits the Shriners Children’s Hospital.

Willis, McFadden inducted in College Football Hall of Fame

Former Arkansas Running Back Darren McFadden is also part of the 2019 College Hall of Fame class.

Silverfield to coach Tigers in Cotton Bowl

Now that it’s official, Mike Norvell will not coach the Memphis Tigers in the Cotton Bowl against Penn State. The spotlight turns directly on the man who’ll take over the U of M for the time being if not permanently.

  Free Cotton Bowl tickets up for grabs for U of M students

The tickets are for the “Taco Bell Student Section”at AT&T Stadium in Dallas.

  Mike Norvell won’t coach the Memphis Tigers at the Cotton Bowl

Norvell released a “thank you” letter to Memphis Tuesday, which confirmed that his new duties at Florida State won’t allow him to accompany the Tigers to Arlington.

  Lane Kiffin lays out vision for Ole Miss football program

“This is a partnership here coming together today that I believe takes Ole Miss to the national level,” said Kiffin. “I’ve said before there’s football, and then there’s the SEC.”

  Excited Tigers fans planning trip to Texas for Cotton Bowl

UofM says it’s critical Tigers fans buy tickets directly from the university because they’re financially responsible for 12,500 seats. ​The university promises a top notch fan experience in Dallas. ​

Kiffin wants to bring Ole Miss to ‘national level’ as head coach

Ole Miss is set to welcome its new head football coach in a big way.

  Norvell leaves lasting legacy in Memphis

After four years, Mike Norvell made the hard choice to leave Memphis and jump to the Power 5.

  Fans excited as Tigers prepare to play in Cotton Bowl

The fan experience at the Cotton Bowl is expected to be top notch for Tigers fans!

  WATCH: UofM discusses Mike Norvell’s departure, next steps for Tigers football

It’s bittersweet for Tigers players and fans as the team savors their American Athletics Conference Championship win, but who coaches Memphis at the Cotton Bowl remains to be seen.

  Memphis fans react to Norvell leaving

For Memphis Tigers football fans, the weekend was a rollercoaster of emotions.

ESPN announces Memphis Tigers will play in Cotton Bowl

Sunday, ESPN officials announced their match-ups for the 2020 college football bowl games.

  Mike Norvell leaves Memphis for head coaching position at Florida State

Mike Norvell confirms new coaching job.

  Memphis Tigers win AAC Title, likely secure Cotton Bowl spot

Saturday, 17th ranked Memphis played against 20th ranked Cincinnati and won 29-24.

Tigers, Bearcats ready for rematch for AAC Football Championship

Will the third time be the charm for Memphis?

Tiger Football paces the American with 14 on all conference teams

With a rise in the latest College Football Playoff Poll to 17th in the nation, and a trip to its third straight conference championship coming up this weekend, the Memphis Tigers Football team paces the the American Athletic Conference with 14 players earning All Conference Honors.

No. 16 Tiger Football to avoid chippy rematch with Cincy for AAC crown

In a season full of big games, the biggest yet is the weekend for the 16th ranked Memphis Tigers Football team.

Memphis and Cincinnati prepare for round 2 at the AAC title game

The 16th-ranked UofM beat No. 21 Cincy by 10 points at home Saturday, but now the Bearcats have seen everything the Tigers have to offer.

  Ole Miss athletics director discusses firing of Coach Matt Luke

When the players received the news Sunday, they didn’t take it lightly. Some players walked out of the meeting, according to the Ole Miss athletic director.

Report: Ole Miss football dismisses Matt Luke

Ole Miss football dumps Luke.

  Memphis wins third AAC West title

For the third straight year, The University of Memphis Tigers football team wins the AAC West.

  Fans gather on Tiger lane for final game of regular season

The Memphis Tigers are took on Cincinnati in the final game of the regular season at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

  Tiger football fans skip Turkey Day, head to Tiger Lane

Friday marks the last home game of the season for what’s already been a magical season for these loyal fans.

#18 Tigers ready for Black Friday clash with #9 Cincinnati

It’s a winner take all battle with the victor hosting next week’s American Athletic Conference Championship game.

Tigers’ Patrick Taylor back in the AAC mentions

Welcome Back, Big Pat!

Ole Miss names Keith Carter new athletic director

The school removed the interim tag from Keith Carter, who will be introduced as the school's new permanent athletic director Friday.

Tigers Coach Norvell up for Coach of the Year

Tigers head football coach Mike Norvell is being recognized nationally.

Tiger Football’s Gainwell up for Doak Walker award

Tigers freshman running back Kenny Gainwell is one of 10 semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award.

Tigers football ranked 18th again in college football playoff poll

The Memphis Tigers Football team remains 18th in the latest college football playoff poll, but they jumped ahead of AAC foe Cincinnati.

AAC releases Tigers league football schedule for 2020-2021

The American Athletic Conference has announced the Tigers conference schedule for the next two years.

Ole Miss prepares for #1 LSU

One benefit of playing in a “Power 5” League is seeing some of the best teams in college football come to your campus.

Tigers football climbs to 18th in College Football Poll

The Memphis Tigers Football Team rises to 18th in the latest College Football Poll.

Tigers’ Patterson up for nation’s best place kicker

Junior place kicker Riley Patterson is named one of 20 semifinalists for the 2019 Lou Groza Award as college football’s best kicker

College football poll finds U of M Tigers in the rankings

The U of M is one of four American Athletic Conference teams in the college football poll.

Awards abound for Tigers football post College GameDay

The Euphoria surrounding the Memphis Tigers Football team’s win over SMU Saturday is the gift that keeps on giving for the U of M.

  U of M vs. SMU game brings record crowd to Liberty Bowl

The Memphis Tigers football team took on the SMU Mustangs in the Liberty Bowl Saturday night.

  ESPN’s College GameDay a hit on Beale Street

Thousands of people filled Downtown Memphis for ESPN’s College GameDay broadcast from Beale Street.

Final College GameDay preview, Memphis vs. SMU

College GameDay is in Memphis for Saturday’s American Athletic Conference West Division showdown between the the 23rd ranked Memphis Tigers and the 15th ranked Mustangs of SMU.

College GameDay guide: All things you’ll need before kickoff

The network will broadcast the popular live show from Beale Street Saturday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

  ESPN anchor challenges Jerry Lawler ahead of College GameDay

One ESPN anchor is laying the smack down for the Wrestling Hall of Famer's GameDay appearance.

  Tigers’ prime time game sells out after final 1,000 tickets given away for free

The line stretched all way the way around the University of Memphis Athletic Hall of Fame as Tigers fans came to grab the last 1,000 tickets given away for free.

  Fans gear up for College GameDay weather on Beale Street

It will be a chilly kick-off Saturday as the Tigers take on SMU, but it will be an even chillier morning Downtown during ESPN’s College GameDay.

Jerry Lawler named guest picker for College Gameday in Memphis

Jerry "The King" Lawler is the celebrity guest picker for ESPN's College Gameday in Memphis.