College Football

  Norvell leaves lasting legacy in Memphis

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

  Memphis fans react to Norvell leaving

ESPN announces Memphis Tigers will play in Cotton Bowl

  Mike Norvell leaves Memphis for head coaching position at Florida State

  Memphis Tigers win AAC Title, likely secure Cotton Bowl spot

Tigers, Bearcats ready for rematch for AAC Football Championship

Tiger Football paces the American with 14 on all conference teams

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

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

  Ole Miss athletics director discusses firing of Coach Matt Luke

Report: Ole Miss football dismisses Matt Luke

  Memphis wins third AAC West title

  Fans gather on Tiger lane for final game of regular season

  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

Tiger Football’s Gainwell up for Doak Walker award

Tigers football ranked 18th again in college football playoff poll

AAC releases Tigers league football schedule for 2020-2021

Ole Miss prepares for #1 LSU

Tigers football climbs to 18th in 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.

College GameDay sellout ensured by donor, furniture retailer

Tickets for Memphis vs SMU at the Liberty Bowl this weekend are officially sold out.

  College Gameday festivities start Friday

ESPN College Gameday will be live from Beale Street on Saturday morning, but they need fans down there on Friday, too.

  FedExForum offering parking and breakfast for fans attending ESPN’s College GameDay

FedExForum is offering options for parking, breakfast, drinks and restrooms as fans head to Beale Street for ESPN's College GameDay.

City announces road closures for College GameDay

City of Memphis announced road closures coinciding with ESPN’s College GameDay this weekend.

  College GameDay to broadcast from iconic Beale Street Saturday morning

Officials say everyone in the city is working together to make sure this broadcast shines a bright light on Memphis.

  Downtown businesses hope College GameDay brings hungry customers

Memphis breakfast spots downtown are hoping to cash in on the show's early start time.

  College GameDay to bring economic boost to the Bluff City

According to ESPN, College GameDay averages 2 million viewers. Saturday morning all of those eyes will be on B.B. King and Beale Street where the GameDday stage will be set up.

  Beale Street gears up for national broadcast of College GameDay in Memphis

College GameDay will put the University of Memphis and the entire city on the national stage!

  ESPN’s College GameDay coming to Memphis

For the first time in the show’s 32-year history, ESPN’s popular football show, College GameDay will be coming to the University of Memphis.

College Gameday may be option for Memphis

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the possibility of ESPN’s College Gameday coming to Memphis next weekend when the 25th-ranked Tigers football team hosts 16th-ranked SMU at the Liberty Bowl.

Ole Miss RB makes Freshman All-America watch list

Ole Miss freshman Jerrion Ealy was named to the midseason watch list for the Football Writers Association of America Freshman All-America Team.

Tigers’ indoor practice facility shows progress

Construction is moving along on the Tigers’ new indoor practice facility at the Murphy Athletic Complex.

Luke still optimistic about Ole Miss bowl chances

Ole Miss Head Coach Matt Luke was the special guest at Monday night’s Touchdown Club of Memphis meeting.

Tigers’ Gainwell earns top weekly honor in AAC

The Tigers are on the prowl in the polls again after curb stomping Tulane 47-17 Saturday at the Liberty Bowl.

Tiger Football looking for home field advantage vs Tulane

There is no bigger game on the University of Memphis football team’s schedule than the one coming up Saturday night Oct. 19, at the Liberty Bowl against Tulane.

Tigers fans start petition to see Magnifico catch video

University of Memphis Football Fans are still fuming over that overturned call in Philadelphia on Saturday that cost the Tigers a chance to beat Temple in AAC play.

Tigers getting over first loss at Temple

The Tigers have to regroup quickly with 5-1 Tulane coming to town. Kickoff is 6 p.m. Saturday at the Liberty Bowl.

Brady White named finalist for Johnny Unitas Award

Memphis Tigers Quarterback Brady White is one of 20 finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, presented by A.O. Smith.

Memphis cracks both Top 25 polls

With a 5-0 record now in hand, the University of Memphis football team is finally getting recognition in both major college football polls.

Ole Miss runs away from Vanderbilt in 2nd half, wins 31-6

Jerrion Ealy and Snoop Conner each had big touchdown runs in the third quarter to help Mississippi pull away from Vanderbilt for a 31-6 win

Gainwell runs wild in Memphis’ 52-33 win over UL Monroe

Brady White threw three touchdown passes, Kenneth Gainwell ran for 209 yards and two scores, and Memphis beat Louisiana Monroe 52-33

  UT linebacker Jeremy Banks apologizes for comments, behavior during September arrest

Tennessee Vols football player Jeremy Banks from Memphis is apologizing for his comments and behavior during a September traffic stop.

Tigers’ Rogers named AAC Special Teams Player of the Week

U of M JUCO transfer Gabriel Rogers is the American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week. It’s for his 99-yard kick return touchdown that helped the Tigers beat Navy last Thursday and propel them into the top 25, coming in 23rd in the Coaches Poll.

Memphis enters top 25 in Coaches Poll

The Amway Coaches Poll puts the Tigers in at number 23 in the nation.

Bulldogs’ Shrader named SEC Freshman of the Week

When the Mississippi State Bulldogs travel to Auburn to face the 7th ranked team in the nation, your guess is as good as mine on who’ll start at Quarterback for the Bulldogs.

Rebels move past Cal loss with trip to Bama

The big game in Tuscaloosa this weekend features the Ole Miss Rebels traveling to the second-ranked Crimson Tide of Alabama.

Tigers prepare for triple option vs Navy

When the Memphis Tigers set for the invasion by the US Naval Academy Thursday night at the Liberty Bowl, they’ll try to avoid getting torpedoed by the Midshipmen’s top weapon: Quarterback Malcolm Perry.

Tigers open conference schedule by hosting Navy

Kickoff for the Tigers and Navy is 7 p.m. Thursday at the Liberty Bowl.

Former Ole Miss QB Jevan Snead found dead at 32

Officials say foul play is not suspected.

Tulane knocks off AAC foe Houston

The Memphis Tigers have an open date this week, but two teams they’ll be dueling for the American Athletic Conference West Division Crown faced off against each other in the Big Easy on Thursday night.

Norvell using bye week to hit recruiting trail

It’s a good thing to be on the Memphis Tigers football team right now.

Top prep prospect keeps Memphis on recruiting list

Green has said he’ll announce his commitment on Christmas Day.

Ole Miss holds off Southeastern Louisiana 40-29

Ole Miss: The Rebels continue non-conference play by hosting undefeated California on Saturday.

Memphis rolls past South Alabama 42-6, 2 RBs break 100 yards

Brady White threw three touchdowns and running backs Kenny Gainwell and Kylan Watkins rushed for more than 100 yards each as Memphis remained unbeaten, rolling past South Alabama 42-6

Thompson leads Kansas State past Mississippi State 31-24

Skylar Thompson threw for 123 yards and a fourth-quarter touchdown to lead Kansas State 31-24 over Mississippi State on Saturday.

Vols finally get 1st win with 45-0 blowout of Chattanooga

Tennessee finally earns first win of season with 45-0 blowout of FCS program Chattanooga

Stevens set to return for Bulldogs

Stevens left Saturday’s game against Southern Miss with an undisclosed injury.

Tigers’ Goodson could return vs South Alabama

The first road game of the season for the Memphis Tigers could see the return to action of one of their top line defenders.

  Southern Heritage Classic weekend kicks off with festivities Thursday night

Tennessee State and Jackson State will take the field at the Liberty Bowl on Saturday, but the festivities kick off Thursday night.

RB Clark ready to shine for Tigers

The Starkville, Mississippi, native could turn out to be the most explosive of the group, and not just on offense.

Tigers QB named to AAC Honor Roll

The Redshirt junior needed only 3 quarters to torch Southern University on Saturday in a 55-24 win.

Memphis leads nation in 4th down conversions

Norvell says the Tigers are taking an analytical approach, using data from past 4th down attempts, to see if “rolling the dice” makes sense, gambling on prematurely giving the ball up to the other team.

“Got room for one more...” Anderson returns to the sidelines as Arkansas State routs UNLV

The Red Wolves played inspired football to pick up their first victory of 2019.

Corral leads Ole Miss past Arkansas 31-17 in an SEC opener

Matt Corral threw for 246 yards, including a pair of touchdown passes to Elijah Moore, and Mississippi defeated Arkansas 31-17 in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams

BYU rallies to beat Tennessee 29-26 in OT

BYU beats Tennessee 29-26 in OT after tying game in final seconds of regulation

Hill Leads Mississippi State Past Southern Miss 38-15

Kylin Hill Leads Mississippi State Past Southern Miss 38-15

  White, Gainwell, defense lead Memphis over Southern 55-24

Brady White threw for two touchdowns, Kenneth Gainwell scored three and Memphis' defense smothered Southern in the second half to pull away to a 55-24 victory