Memphis has 28 student-athletes named to team
Freshman kicker Jake Elliott's five field goals ties school record
Game 3 - vs Arkansas State - September 21, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.
The University of Memphis football team wrapped-up its final day of two-a-day practices on Wednesday. Head coach Justin Fuente talks about the final two-a-day practice.
The Tigers suited up in full pads for the first time today in preparation for two-a-days starting tomorrow.
Memphis opens up the 2013 season hosting Duke on September 7.
Day two of preseason camp is in the books for the Memphis Tigers football team and it was another scorcher. Watch highlights and interviews from day two right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.
The Memphis football team opened up their preseason camp today. Check out some highlights from the first day and hear from junior DB Bobby McCain and head coach Justin Fuente.
2012 (Sophomore - Trinity Valley Community College)
Caught 17 passes for 153 yards during sophomore season ... First receptions of the season came at Coffeyville Community College, finishing with four receptions for 39 yards ... Had two receptions for 34 yards (season-high 17.0 yards per reception) against Navarro College ... Posted a season-high six receptions for 37 yards against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M ... Finished the season with receptions in the team's final four games including two catches for 11 yards in a 24-9 win over Blinn College ... JUCO coach was Brad Smiley.
2011 (Freshman - Trinity Valley Community College)
Caught 24 passes for 271 yards and three touchdowns during rookie season ... Also rushed the ball four times for 20 total yards ... Helped the Cardinals to their best season in six years as the squad posted an 8-3 record and made an appearance in the Citizens Bank Bowl.
Belton High School
Caught 59 passes for 911 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior ... Also had 25 rushing attempts for 205 yards and two scores ... As a return specialist, had 11 returns for 96 yards and returned 17 kickoffs for 292 yards ... Named Third-Team All-Texas at wide receiver by 5ATexasFootball.com ... Advanced to the Class 5A Region 2 playoffs senior season ... Began senior season with back-to-back, 100-yard receiving games and tallied 354 receiving yards through the first three games of the season ... Caught eight passes for 106 yards in the opener against Abilene ... Hauled in a season-high 11 receptions for 157 yards and two touchdowns against Austin ... The next week had four catches for 91 yards and two more scores against Waco Midway ... During the year, 92 of his 205 rushing yards came in one game against Harker Heights, including a 73-yard touchdown run ... Had a season-high three receiving touchdowns, catching nine passes for 102 yards against A&M Consolidated ... Closed out prep career with seven receptions for 81 yards and a score against Longview ... High School coach was Rodney Southern ... As a junior, caught 27 passes for 373 yards and two touchdowns as a senior for a Belton High School team which posted a 10-2 record ... Also had 20 carries for 91 yards and scored two more touchdowns on the ground ... As a return specialist for the Tigers, had 10 punt returns for 118 total yards (11.8 yards per return) and returned seven kicks for 166 yards (23.71 yards per return) during junior campaign ... Had a season-best six receptions for 98 yards in a 35-24 win over Waco to open the season ... Had at least one reception in every game played ... Caught three passes for 50 yards in a win over Harker Heights ... Had four receptions for 50 yards against Copperas Cove ... Ran for a season-high 46 yards on four carries against Bryan ... In addition to five receptions for 55 yards and a touchdown, had a season-high seven rushing attempts and scored a touchdown against Mesquite Horn High School ... Listed Belton's win over rival Temple broadcast by ESPN during junior year as most memorable moment during high school career.
Son of Troy and Mogena Henderson ... has a younger sibling, Torie ... born Jan. 5, 1993 in Temple, Texas ... Involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes as well as regional Homeless Food drive ... Sports and Leisure Management major.