Commencement festivities moved to Sunday due to Grizzlies' game conflict.
Hayes finished with 189 yards on 21 carries.
The Tigers overcome slow start for homecoming victory
Tigers battle Houston Saturday at 6 pm on CBS Sports Network
Get ready for your 2014 Memphis Tigers football season with this behind-the-scenes look at the team's winter and summer workouts.
Don't miss the 2014 season opener on August 30 when the Tigers host Austin Peay at 6 PM at the Liberty Bowl!
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.
Memphis football vs BYU in the Miami Beach Bowl on December 22, 2014, at Marlins Park in Miami, Fla.
Memphis Football vs UConn at the Liberty Bowl on November 29, 2014. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis takes on USF
Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013
Two-year letterman for the Tigers who fought through injuries to become a major contributor in the Tigers' 2014 American Athletic Conference title run ... Played in 18 career games ... Caught 19 passes for 242 yards and three touchdowns.
Earned Tiger 3.0 list recognition for the Spring 2013 and Fall 2013 semesters ... Named to the inaugural American Athletic Conference All-Academic Football Team.
Injury delayed first action of career to third game of the season ... Went on to play the final 11 games of the season, catching 16 passes for 225 yards and a touchdown ... First reception of senior year came at Ole Miss, an 11-yarder late in the first half ... Had a breakout game in the Tigers' American opener at Cincinnati ... Caught three passes for 77 yards against the Bearcats ... A 29-yard touchdown catch with 10:38 to play in the first quarter gave the Tigers a 14-7 lead ... Early in the second quarter helped get the Tigers out of the shadows of their own end zone with a 43-yard catch out to the Cincinnati 47 ... Memphis would go on to score on the series to extend its lead to 27-7 ... Three catches for 36 yards at Tulsa including a 24-yard reception during the Tigers' first touchdown drive to cut an early TU lead to 14-10 with 8:10 to play in the first half ... Caught two passes for 38 yards against USF ... Helped sustain Memphis' first scoring drive against the Bulls with a 14-yard catch on a third-and-eight play from the Tiger 27 ... Later had a 24-yard catch to move the Tigers into USF territory as Memphis would go on to score early in the second quarter to lead 21-10 ... Helped Memphis claim its first conference championship since 1971 and extend a season winning streak that stretched seven games with two catches for 33 yards in a victory over Connecticut.
Junior college transfer played in seven games, catching three passes for 17 yards during first season of FBS football ... Was sidelined by an injury the last four weeks of the season ... First career reception came against Duke in the season opener, a four-yard grab ... Had a four-yard catch against UCF ... Caught a nine-yard pass against Houston, a season-long reception.
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 ... Graduates May, 2015 with a bachelor's degree in Sports & Leisure Management.