College Football

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.

  Memorial service plans made for Wendy Anderson

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

Tigers work through heat during brutal morning practice

  University of Memphis names new athletic director

Memphis QB McBride to transfer

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

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U of M Tigers kickoff fall football camp

Tigers receive votes, miss out on preseason coaches top 25

Rebels working toward opener with Memphis

Wine, beer to be sold at Razorback games

University of Memphis receives $13M donation

2 Tigers added to national preseason honors list

Tigers DB makes national preseason watch list

T.J. Carter made the preseason watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award, given annually to the nation’s most outstanding defensive back.

WMC to air Memphis-Southern game Sept. 7

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

SEC Media Days: Moorhead speaks on the quarterback situation in Starkville

Head Coach Joe Moorehead said Wednesday that the expectations were high for him in his first year as the Bulldog's head coach.

Tigers picked for third straight AAC Championship appearance

The balloting is in at American Athletic Conference Media Days in Rhode Island, and it looks like a Memphis-UCF final again in Football.

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

Norvell secures 14th commitment in a month

The Fourth of July is usually reserved for baseball and barbecue, but the Memphis Tigers football team continues to make fireworks on the recruiting trail.

Tiger Football adds linebacker to 2020 class

The University of Memphis Football team picking up its 13th commitment in the last 24 days.

Justin Rose commits to WGC Memphis

Get your scorecards ready, because another one of the world’s top 10 golfers is committed to playing in Memphis as part of the World Golf Championships FedEx St. Jude Invitational.

Norvell lands RB recruit

There is nobody hotter on the college football recruiting trail than Mike Norvell and the Memphis Tigers right now.

Norvell continues bringing in recruits

Mike Norvell is doing his best to challenge Penny Hardaway for recruiting prowess at the University of Memphis.

Bulldogs dropped into CWS losers bracket by Vandy

Mississippi State and Vanderbilt met in a College World Series winners’ bracket game at Omaha Wednesday after a rain-out on Tuesday night.

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

Former Memphis Tiger Tony Pollard inked his deal with the Dallas Cowboys on Friday.

  Pollard’s path to NFL a testament to hard work

Tony Pollard had a feeling he would become a Dallas Cowboy. Days before the Memphis Tigers former do it all weapon was drafted in the fourth round, 128th overall, by America’s Team, he had a hunch he was headed to the Lone Star state, and hoped it would happen.

Dallas Cowboys draft Memphis RB Tony Pollard in 4th round

Running back Tony Pollard is the second Memphis Tiger off the board in the 2019 NFL Draft.

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

Tennessee Titans select Ole Miss WR A.J. Brown with 51st overall pick in draft

Green Bay picks OL Elgton Jenkins of Mississippi St

Green Bay picks OL Elgton Jenkins of Mississippi St

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

First round picks may get all the praise and adulation of the weekend, but day two is just as important for NFL teams to get right.

  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.