The University of Memphis football program closed out the first week of spring camp with a situational scrimmage on Friday.
Football - Listed on the NFF College Football Hall of Fame ballot announced Thursday is University of Memphis coaching legend Billy Jack Murphy.
Memphis moved a step toward practicing in full gear as the Tigers strapped on shoulder pads for the first time and went through a two-hour practice on Wednesday, the third workout of spring.
A team camp held on the University of Memphis campus in mid-July, satellite camps in Nashville and Chattanooga, as well as a quarterback camp in June are just some of the highlights of this summer's Justin Fuente Football Camps.
Lightning an hour and 12 minutes into a two-hour practice forced the Tigers into the locker room and ultimately led to Memphis head coach Justin Fuente calling it a day with the forecast of increasing winter weather.
On Sunday, Memphis will begin a series of practices which will serve an opportunity for Memphis head coach Justin Fuente and his staff to evaluate talent as well as install base packages for all three phases of the game ahead of the 2014 season.
Ryan Walters, who helped lead North Texas to a Heart of Dallas Bowl win and a 9-4 record in the school's first season in Conference USA, has been named the University of Memphis' cornerbacks coach.
The University of Memphis had 28 student-athletes named to the 2013 American Athletic Conference All-Academic Football Team which was announced on Tuesday.
The American Athletic Conference on Wednesday announced the 2014 football intraconference schedule.
Bob Ford, who played center for the Memphis State College Tigers from 1951-54, has lost his battle with cancer. Ford, age 80, died on Saturday, Feb. 8, in Wynne, Ark.
Football - 2/5/2014
The University of Memphis placed a heavy emphasis on the defensive front as the Tigers announced Wednesday a signing class which includes nine student-athletes who play either defensive line or linebacker positions.
The University of Memphis will announce its 2014 football signing class as National Letters of Intent and other paperwork are faxed in and approved by the university's Office of Athletic Compliance on Wednesday.