Senior class honored at postseason event
Memphis will honor 15 seniors on Saturday
Game 8 - vs UT Martin - November 9, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.
Tigers score 14 unanswered points in victory over Skyhawks
Game Eight - vs. UT Martin - November 9, 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.
Memphis vs. USF (USATSI Gallery)
Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013
Images from the Tigers sixth practice, the first of two held Wednesday.
Images from the Tigers' fifth practice, the team's first in full pads.
Memphis vs. Middle Tennessee (9/15/12) - AP Photos
Transferred to the University of Memphis from Blinn College and played two seasons for the Tigers ... In 19 games played, accounted for 44 total tackles ... Had one interceptions, a pass breakup and blocked a kick during his career.
Started first 10 games of senior season and for the year accounted for 35 total tackles including 22 unassisted stops ... In the Tigers' win over Arkansas State, had six tackles which at the time was a career high ... Credited with four tackles in back-to-back American Athletic Conference games at Houston and against SMU ... Had a career game against UT Martin ... Against the Skyhawks registered his first career interception, returning the ball 13 yards ... Also had a career-high seven tackles and broke up a pass in the victory.
Accounted for nine tackles during first season as a Memphis Tiger ... Among his stops were seven on special teams ... Special teams' production also including 13 knockdowns, four exceptional plays and a blocked punt ... First career statistics came on the road at Arkansas State the second week of the season ... Registered a tackle inside the 20 on Arkansas State's first kickoff return ... Later in the first half blocked a punt that was recovered in the end zone by teammate Tevin Jones for a touchdown ... Had a season-high four tackles on the road at Duke ... Also registered tackles at East Carolina and Marshall.
2010-11 (Freshman/Sophomore - Blinn College)
Competed two seasons for Coach Ronny Feldman at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas ... Tallied 50 total tackles (25 solo), two TFL, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in his final season with the Buccaneers ... Was tabbed as the SWJCFC Defensive Player of the Week for his 12 tackles (four solo) and two forced fumbles in a week nine 52-45 victory over Kilgore College.
Prepped for Coach Corby Meekins at Class 6A Westfield High ... Lettered as a safety and a receiver ... Tallied seven or more tackles in seven of the Mustangs' 11 contests, as a senior ... Concluded his senior season by logging 96 total tackles (32 solo), eight passes defended, one fumble recovery and two interceptions ... Had stand-out performances in wins over Cypress Falls (eight tackles), Houston Memorial (nine tackles) and Klein High School (eight tackles) ... Helped to lead the 2010 Mustangs to an 8-4 record and a Texas state ranking of 41 ... Was a team captain at Westfield HS during his senior season...Had a stellar game against Tomball HS, posting 15 tackles and two pass breakups ... Also ran track at WHS.
Son of Kendra Kelley and Anthony Watson, Sr. ... Born April 17, 1992, in Huntsville, Texas ... Interdisciplinary Studies major.