Memphis Tigers kickoff 2014 season on Saturday
Memphis has 28 student-athletes named to team
Game 12 - UConn - December 7, 2013 - Rentschler Field - East Hartford, Conn.
Game 10 - at Louisville - November 23, 2013 - Papa John's Cardinal Stadium - Louisville, Ky.
Tigers score 14 unanswered points in 24-17 loss to Louisville
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 Temple at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on November 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis vs. USF (USATSI Gallery)
Memphis Football vs Cincinnati at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013
After serving in a reserve role during the 2012 season, moved in a position as a starter in 2013 ... In his second season with the Tigers, started all 12 games at cornerback ... As a two-year letterman, has played in all 24 games of his career at Memphis ... Heads into his senior season with 74 career tackles, including 56 solo hits.
Earned Tiger 3.0 list recognition for the Spring 2013 semester.
Ranked third on the team and led Memphis defensive backs in tackles with 64 total stops during the season ... Ranked second on the team with seven pass breakups ... Also had an assist on a quarterback sack during the year ... In his first career start, finished with six total tackles against Duke ... Had five tackles including a sack for a six-yard loss the second week of the season against Middle Tennessee ... Also broke up two passes against the Raiders ... In American Athletic Conference opener, had six tackles including five solo stops, and had a pass breakup against UCF ... Equaled career high with two pass breakups at Houston ... Had seven tackles in back-to-back games against SMU and Cincinnati ... Eight tackles in road game at Louisville was one stop shy of a team high in the game ... In season finale at UConn, had a team-high 12 tackles, establishing a career high for stops.
In first season playing for the Tigers finished with 10 total tackles (nine solo tackles) while playing in all 12 games ... Registered a career-high five solo tackles against Arkansas State the second week of the season ... Arkansas State game marked the first of two multiple-tackle games ... Registered two tackles in the Tigers' "Battle for the Bones" victory at UAB ... Also registered first career interception to end UAB's final drive in a 46-9 Memphis victory.
2011 (Freshman - Blinn)
Transferred to the University from Blinn College in Texas.
Westfield High School
Played cornerback and safety at Westfield High School for coach Corby Meekins ... Was an All-District 13-5A selection and named a team captain senior year ... Played in the North vs South Blue Chip all-star game ... Also plaed basketball freshman year of high school.
Son of Angela Gaines ... Born Oct. 25, 1992 in Houston ... Sports management major.