College Football

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.

Tigers football climbs to 18th in College Football Poll

Tigers’ Patterson up for nation’s best place kicker

College football poll finds U of M Tigers in the rankings

Awards abound for Tigers football post College GameDay

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

  ESPN’s College GameDay a hit on Beale Street

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Final College GameDay preview, Memphis vs. SMU

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

  ESPN anchor challenges Jerry Lawler ahead of College GameDay

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

  Fans gear up for College GameDay weather on Beale Street

Jerry Lawler named guest picker for 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

  Downtown businesses hope College GameDay brings hungry customers

  College GameDay to bring economic boost to the Bluff City

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

  ESPN’s College GameDay coming to Memphis

College Gameday may be option for Memphis

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

Norvell not satisfied with performance vs Rebels

After beating Ole Miss for the second time in three years, the University of Memphis football team is progressing in establishing itself as a program to take notice of around the nation.

  Memphis kicks off season with a win against Ole Miss

Ole Miss came to the Liberty Bowl Saturday morning to take on Memphis and kick off college football season in the Mid-South.

  Liberty Bowl set for new season of Tigers football

The venue will have a national stage Saturday as the Memphis Tigers take on Ole Miss for the start of college football season.

Crowd size a hot topic for Tigers-Rebels

Much is being made on just how many people will or won’t be at Saturday’s Mid-South college opener between Memphis and Ole Miss at the Liberty Bowl.

Tigers shaking off Rebels’ perceived recruiting snub

The traditional college football opener in the Mid-South prepares for the 63rd meeting between the Memphis Tigers and the Ole Miss Rebels at the Liberty Bowl this weekend.

AAC petitioning for divisionless football in 2020

UConn’s departure will leave the AAC with 11 schools in football, which would make for uneven division play.

Tigers, Rebels hyped for rivalry renewal

If you’re getting hyped for the college football opener here in the Mid-South, the matchup between Memphis and Ole Miss, you are not alone.

Mississippi State hit with NCAA sanctions

Mississippi State self-reported a former athletic department tutor took exams and completed assignments for 10 football players and a men’s basketball player last season.

  City of Memphis, U of M announce fan enhancements for 2019 football season

The City of Memphis and University of Memphis rolled out the red carpet at the Liberty Bowl stadium Thursday.

Tigers using icy shipping containers to beat heat during practice

Even though the college football season is rapidly approaching, there’s still no let up from the humidity blanket and the Mid-South heat that teams have to work out in to get ready for the season.

  Memorial service plans made for Wendy Anderson

Coach Blake Anderson announced Tuesday his wife, Wendy, had succumbed to cancer.

Ark. State head coach takes leave to be with sick wife

The college football season opens in less than two weeks, but it’s the last thing on the mind of Arkansas State Head Coach Blake Anderson.

Tigers work through heat during brutal morning practice

Hot is not descriptive enough of a word to describe practice conditions for the Memphis Tigers football team Monday and Tuesday at the Murphy Athletic Complex.

  University of Memphis names new athletic director

The University of Memphis named their new permanent athletic director.

Memphis QB McBride to transfer

Memphis Tigers backup quarterback Brady McBride has entered his name into NCAA's transfer portal.

  Former Memphis football player files lawsuit against school over dismissed rape case

Former University of Memphis football player Ernest Suttles is suing his former school after a rape case against him was dismissed.

U of M Tigers kickoff fall football camp

The Murphy Complex was crowded Thursday as media members gathered around players and coaches ready to hear their plans for the upcoming season.

Tigers receive votes, miss out on preseason coaches top 25

The USA Today preseason coaches football poll is out.

Rebels working toward opener with Memphis

Kickoff for the Tigers and Rebels is 11 a.m. Saturday, August 31 at the Liberty Bowl.

Wine, beer to be sold at Razorback games

People have been able to get alcoholic beverages at the stadium since 2014, but only in suites and private club areas.

University of Memphis receives $13M donation

The University of Memphis announced a $13 million commitment that will help support athletics.