College Football

WMC to air Memphis-Southern game Sept. 7

The non-conference match-up is the first meeting between the two teams.

2 Tigers up for national awards

Ole Miss Rebel Road rolls through Memphis

UCF suffers another blow at quarterback

Tigers add two top football prospects

Tigers legends inducted into C-USA Hall of Fame

Tigers football projected for big season by ESPN

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Norvell secures 14th commitment in a month

Tiger Football adds linebacker to 2020 class

Justin Rose commits to WGC Memphis

Norvell lands RB recruit

Norvell continues bringing in recruits

Bulldogs dropped into CWS losers bracket by Vandy

Expert projects Memphis to make Cotton Bowl

Memphis Tigers basketball isn’t the only program gaining some national attention.

Memphis, Arkansas agree to 2-for-1 football series

e’re just under 90 days until college football season, but the Memphis Tigers are already looking for upgrades--not just for players, but to their non-conference schedule.

Football coach Joe Moorhead signs four-year extension with Mississippi State

Mississippi State head football coach Joe Moorhead has agreed to a four-year contract extension through the 2022 season.

  University of Memphis athletic director steps down

University of Memphis Athletic Director Tom Bowen is stepping down from his position, the school announced Tuesday.

Former Tiger signs deal with Cowboys

  Pollard’s path to NFL a testament to hard work

Dallas Cowboys draft Memphis RB Tony Pollard in 4th round

Titans draft Mississippi receiver A.J. Brown in 2nd round

Green Bay picks OL Elgton Jenkins of Mississippi St

  Plethora of talent still on board for Day 2 of NFL Draft

  3 Bulldogs taken in first round of NFL Draft

The 2019 NFL Draft is packed with Mid-South college stars looking to make their living in The Shield, but, how many, if any, will get the call on the first night in the first round?

Autozone Liberty Bowl names new president

The AutoZone Liberty Bowl has announced a new president of the Festival Association.

  University of Memphis Tigers play Friday Night Stripes game

The Memphis Tigers held their annual Friday Night Stripes spring game at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

  ‘Unfortunate situation’: Liberty Bowl official reacts to AAF ending

With the folding of the Alliance of American Football league, a third non-NFL league has come and gone from the Bluff City’s Liberty Bowl. WMC5 spoke with a Memphian who has seen them all and knows football.

Chad Kelly pleads guilty to trespassing

Former Ole Miss QB given probation, community service

2012 Heisman winner Johnny Manziel joins Memphis Express

Heisman-winning former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been signed by the Alliance of American Football and will join the Memphis Express.

Norvell preps Tigers for spring football practice

Memphis basketball is set to begin the American Conference Tournament at FedExForum, but football is also in the air for the University of Memphis with spring practice opening this weekend.

Former Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons tears ACL

The potential top-15 NFL Draft pick is believed to have torn his ACL

Ole Miss football reportedly vacates 33 wins

Ole Miss is vacating many of its football wins between 2010 and 2016, according to reports.

Memphis reveals 2019 football schedule

The University of Memphis released their 2019 football schedule on Thursday, which includes more Saturday games than in the past few years.

  Mid-South players net scholarships on National Signing Day

The February National Signing Period is like a second Christmas for college football coaches around the nation.

  MUS dual sport star Maurice Hampton signs with LSU

Memphis University School cornerback Maurice Hampton never wavered on his commitment to Louisiana State University.

Memphis signs head coach Norvell to contract extension

The University of Memphis has extended the contract of head football coach Mike Norvell.

Mississippi State DT Jeffery Simmons not invited to NFL Combine; NFL citing past transgressions

Simmons was arrested in 2016 after a fight with a woman was caught on video.

Archie Manning honored as Walter Camp Distinguished American

The National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame saluted its Chairman Archie Manning as the recipient of the Walter Camp Distinguished American Award.

Arkansas RB McFadden selected to College Football Hall of Fame

Legendary Arkansas Running Back Darren McFadden is headed to the College Football Hall of Fame.

  Ole Miss legend selected to College Football Hall of Fame

Former Ole Miss All-American linebacker Patrick Willis is headed to the College Football Hall of Fame.

Tigers hire former Texas Tech coach as offensive coordinator

Memphis head coach Mike Norvell has his next offensive mind to join him on the sidelines next year.

Tigers begin search for assistant coaches

More staff changes are in the works at the University of Memphis.

Iowa rallies past No. 18 Mississippi State in Outback Bowl

Bulldogs finish season 8-5

Mississippi hires Rich Rodriguez as offensive coordinator

Former head coach at West Virginia, Michigan, & Arizona

Old rivals ready to do battle in Liberty Bowl

The clock is ticking toward Kickoff of the 60th annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl between the Missouri Tigers and the Cowboys of Oklahoma State.

  Liberty Bowl brings expected $25M boost to Memphis economy

The teams are in town, fans are arriving, and Liberty Bowl week is officially underway.

Memphis falls to Wake Forest 37-34 in 2018 Birmingham Bowl

It’s game day for Memphis football!

  Tigers TE Joey Magnifico serves as role model for former Le Bonheur patient

The holiday season at the Harrington household is extra special this year as 12-year-old Andrew and his family get ready to head to the Birmingham Bowl to watch the family’s favorite college football player, Memphis Tigers tight end Joey Magnifico play against Wake Forest.

  Memphis Tigers wrap up final practice before Birmingham Bowl

There are less than 48 hours to go before the Memphis Tigers face Wake Forest in the Birmingham Bowl.

Lausanne RB Eric Gray signs with University of Tennessee

Lausanne Collegiate School 4-star running back Eric Gray is headed to the University of Tennessee.

  UofM prepares for upcoming Birmingham Bowl against Wake Forest

The Memphis Tigers are focused on winning the Birmingham Bowl, practicing hard to face Wake Forest on Saturday.

Horn Lake’s Nakobe Dean, nation’s top ILB, signs with UGA

The nation’s top ranked inside linebacker is now a Georgia Bulldog. Nakobe Dean, the 2018 MS Gatorade Player of the Year, chose the Bulldogs over Ole Miss, LSU and Alabama during the early national signing period on Wednesday.

  Five Whitehaven football players sign to Division I schools

Whitehaven High School football’s reputation as a pipeline for top college football programs is strong after another successful national signing day. Five Tigers signed to Division I schools during the early national signing period on Wednesday.

  Tigers leave Memphis for Saturday’s Birmingham Bowl

The Memphis Tigers had their final practice Tuesday morning at the Murphy Athletic Complex before loading up for the three-hour bus trip to Birmingham.

Memphis RB Darrell Henderson will enter NFL Draft

Memphis running back Darrell Henderson will enter the NFL Draft.

‘Stop speculating’: Coach Mike Norvell tweets commitment to U of M

Most of the talk around Tiger Nation is centered on who's going, and who may be staying among the Tigers coaches and players.

Ole Miss names Mike MacIntyre defensive coordinator

Mike MacIntyre, a two-time national coach of the year and coaching veteran with nearly three decades of experience, has been named Ole Miss’ defensive coordinator.

Memphis RB named AP first team All-American

Memphis running back Darrell Henderson had a prolific 2018 season for the Tigers, and is being rewarded as such.

  Kenny Dillingham to become Auburn offensive coordinator

U of M offensive coordinator Kenny Dillingham is leaving Memphis to become the quarterback coach and offensive coordinator for Auburn University.

  Norvell addresses Kansas State coaching rumors

The Memphis Tigers hit the practice field for their first workout for the upcoming Birmingham Bowl with rumors swirling around the U of M Coaching Staff, mainly about head coach Mike Norvell.

Mizzou to face old rival Oklahoma State at AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Old rivals will meet again on December 31.

Ole Miss football great Marvin Terrell passes away

Ole Miss has lost a football legend with the passing of Marvin Terrell, 80, who passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Jackson, Mississippi.

Mississippi State to play Iowa in Outback Bowl

Mississippi State will be playing in a bowl game for a 9th straight season, a program record, in their first season under head coach Joe Moorhead. Iowa finished in a tie for 2nd in the Big Ten West Division.

Memphis Tigers to face Wake Forest in Birmingham Bowl

The Memphis Tigers football team is going bowling for a fifth straight season.

  UCF Knights end Memphis Tigers’ dream of revenge; win 56-41

Revenge was the name of the AAC Championship game for the Memphis Tigers against the undefeated UCF Knights.

  Jalen Hurts helps push Alabama past Georgia to win SEC Championship

A huge comeback victory for the Crimson Tide in SEC Championship.

Tigers battle through adversity to make AAC Championship

Despite a 1-3 conference start, the Memphis Tigers are back in the American Conference Championship.

Mississippi State’s Simmons wins Conerly Trophy

Mississippi State's Jeffery Simmons won the Conerly Trophy on Tuesday night after being an anchor in the middle of one of the nation's most dominant defenses

SEC releases statement on Egg Bowl fight

SEC Commissioner calls for Cohen & Bjork to meet with league office

Memphis Tigers come back from 4-4 to AAC Championship Game

A month ago, could you have predicted the Memphis Tigers would be playing for the American Athletic Conference Football Championship? If not, well, you weren't alone.

  U of M FB prepares for AAC title rematch vs. UCF

The Memphis Tigers will play the University of Central Florida Knights for the fourth time in two seasons in the American Athletic Conference championship game on Saturday.

SEC officiating under scrutiny during historic LSU, Texas A&M overtime game

As if LSU fans needed any more reason to be upset at the SEC's officiating this year.

  UofM beats Houston; becomes AAC West Division Champions for 2nd year

Memphis and Houston met at the Liberty Bowl on Friday.

  Ole Miss football team buys Thanksgiving groceries for families

The Ole Miss football team is giving back to families in need for Thanksgiving.

Henderson named a finalist for Doak Walker Award

University of Memphis Running Back Darrell Henderson is a finalist for the Doak Walker Award, signifying the nation’s top collegiate back.

Taylor runs Memphis past SMU in 28-18 win

Patrick Taylor Jr., ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns and Memphis beat SMU 28-18 on Friday night.

Vandy keeps bowl hopes alive, edging Ole Miss 36-29 in OT

Kyle Shurmur hit Kalija Lipscomb with a 5-yard touchdown pass in overtime, and the Vanderbilt Commodores edged Mississippi 36-29 to keep their bowl hopes alive for another week

Missouri trounces Tennessee 50-17 for third straight win

Lock, Rountree help Missouri trounce Tennessee 50-17 for third straight victory

Fitzgerald leads No. 25 Mississippi State past Arkansas 52-6

Fitzgerald throws for 4 TDs, runs for another to lead No. 25 Mississippi State past Arkansas 52-6

Tigers receive help in quest to reach AAC West crown

For the University of Memphis Football Team to have a chance of returning to the American Athletic Conference Championship Game, the Tigers need help from the Houston Cougars.

Tigers’ Henderson up for Doak/Walter Camp Awards

Memphis Tigers running back Darrell Henderson is named a semifinalist for the Doak Walker Award.