College Football

AAC Commissioner requires COVID-19 testing protocol for football players

Silverfield rings in another top commitment for Tiger football

Big Ten cancels non-conference game, U of M Tigers lose purdue

  Memphis Football to wear BLM sticker on helmets for entire fall season

Ole Miss to retire Eli Manning’s No. 10 jersey

NCAA bans Mississippi from holding any championships over state flag

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Memphis Football hits recruitment surge with three big commitments

  Memphis leaders estimate big financial hit with cancellation of Southern Heritage Classic

  Veatch projects financial hit with limited fans at Memphis football games

  College football tickets may be hard to come by this fall

Coronavirus hits Alabama football

Former Tiger Football coach off to rough start in new position

Rebels ink home and home with Flyers

The Ole Miss Rebels have signed a basketball home and home series against the Dayton Flyers.

Tigers prepare for June 6th campus return with ‘Phase Zero’

The University of Memphis will be back in the football business on June 6.

  Former Whitehaven football player gets graduation surprise before heading to UT-Knoxville

Whitehave football player celebrates with drive by graduation

Tigers ink new football series with Arkansas State

Arkansas State Athletic Director Terry Mahajir reports the Red Wolves and Memphis Tigers have agreed to another four-game series beginning in 2026.

Ole Miss-Baylor football opener rescheduled

  NCAA moves to modernize player compensation, changes the game for student-athletes

  Former Memphis Tiger Russell Copeland loses father and aunt to COVID-19

Former Memphis Tiger applies football lessons to business practices

Coronavirus can’t keep the Memphis Tigers football team from gathering - virtually

  U of M’s Antonio Gibson picked in 2020 NFL Draft

Silverfield pleased with off-field leadership during COVID-19

Silverfield still monitors leadership off the field during coronavirus

U of M Tigers football flashbacks on YouTube

Games kick off at 11 a.m. Monday through Friday on the Memphis Tiger Network YouTube Channel.

  Mind over matter for Tigers football coach Ryan Silverfield

Mental health has turned to the top priority for Silverfield, during what was supposed to be his first spring as head coach.

Players’ mental health is Silverfield’s priority during COVID-19

Ryan Silverfield checks in on players' mental health while team is away during coronavirus pandemic.

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

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

Memphis Tigers 2020 football schedule announced

Go Tigers Go!

Mississippi State hires Mike Leach as head coach

Mississippi State is hiring Mike Leach as its new head football coach, according to multiple reports.

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

Brady White tweeted Wednesday that he “can’t wait to get back to work.”

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

New Tigers Football head coach Ryan Silverfield agreed to a five-year contract with the University of Memphis last month.

  Tua Tagovailoa announces he’s entering the NFL Draft

Tua Tagovailoa made the announcement Monday morning at a press conference at the Mal Moore Athletic Facility.

Moorhead fired at Mississippi State

Joe Moorhead is out as Mississippi State head football coach just two years after he was hired in Starkville.

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

The 23rd ranked Navy Midshipmen took on the Kansas State Wildcats taking the victory with a last second field goal just minutes ago! The final score 20-17.

Liberty Bowl combatant ready to get it on

As kickoff time approaches for the 61st Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl pitting Navy against Kansas State, the Midshipmen bring a national ranking of 23 into the game, and the nation’s best rushing quarterback in Malcolm Perry.

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

It was all fun in downtown Memphis. The Beale Street Parade rolled Monday honoring the Navy Midshipmen and the Kansas State Wildcats.

  Memphis Tigers return home after Cotton Bowl

The Memphis Tigers may not have gotten the ending they were hoping for against Penn State, but they sure got a warm welcome home from fans in the Bluff City.

  Tigers coach, players on Cotton Bowl loss

Getting to the 84th annual Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic is a definite accomplishment for the University of Memphis.

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

Tigers fans showed up and showed out, flocking to Arlington for the Tigers’ biggest game in years.

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

Athletic Director Laird Veatch says we should have high expectations of the Tiger program and he's convinced Memphis can be in the running for major moments like the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic going forward.

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

Getting to the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic is the biggest accomplishment in Memphis football history.

  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

Friday, the Penn State Alumni Association and the University of Memphis Alumni Association worked together to give back to the Dallas community.

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

It’s going to be a Tiger team takeover as all the Tigers fans head down to Arlington.

  Tigers bring team culture to Dallas

The Memphis Tigers haven't stopped dancing since they got to Dallas for the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.

  Tigers players return to their Texas roots ahead of Cotton Bowl

For a few Memphis Tigers, playing in the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas is like a home game for them because they’re from the Lone Star State, and they plan to show out for their friends and family on Saturday.

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

It’s Cotton Bowl Media Day in Dallas and the Memphis Tigers are talking about what it’s been like experiencing the AT&T stadium for practice and what they think it’s going to be like to play the big game in front of a huge national audience.

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

Though the Tigers football team is away from home, players say it definitely feels like Christmas in Dallas.

  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.