Paxton Lynch threw for 232 yards with two touchdowns and rushed for two more as Memphis defeated South Florida 31-20 on Saturday.
Football - For both the University of Memphis and USF, there are significant ramifications riding on the outcome of Saturday's game at the Liberty Bowl.
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At 7-3 on the season, Memphis returns to the Liberty Bowl to host USF on Saturday at 3 p.m. in a game televised on ESPNews.
University of Memphis senior cornerback Bobby McCain has been named the Defensive Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association for his performance in the Tigers' 38-7 win at Tulane.
Justin Fuente along with seniors Charles Harris, Brandon Hayes and Bobby McCain preview the Tigers' Saturday afternoon game against USF.
Bobby McCain and Dontrell Nelson each had interception returns for touchdowns to help Memphis beat Tulane 38-7 on Saturday. Memphis (7-3, 5-1 American) forced a season-high five turnovers, ruining Tulane's first on-campus homecoming in four decades.
Finding a way to go 1-0 will be the emphasis again Saturday in New Orleans as the Tigers look to pick up their fourth straight win.
Brandon Hayes, who came to the University of Memphis twice as a walk-on and now has played a significant role in the University of Memphis heading toward its first bowl game since 2008, has been named a nominee for the Burlsworth Trophy.
Memphis football coach Justin Fuente and senior linebacker Charles Harris previewed Saturday's final road game of the season as the Tigers play at Tulane.
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Memphis senior linebacker Charles Harris, who led the Tigers with seven tackles in last Friday's 16-13 win at Temple which made the team bowl eligible, has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 NCAA Division I Football Team.
Jake Elliott kicked a 31-yard field goal as time expired to give Memphis a 16-13 victory over Temple on Friday night.