Fuente names Lynch starting quarterback
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 Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013
Sequoyah High School
Concluded prep playing career throwing for over 7,000 yards and 90 touchdowns in four seasons at Sequoyah High School ... Completed 13-of-24 passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns in a 28-0 shutout of Hilldale to claim the District 3A-7 championship ... Named the District 3A-7 Most Valuable Player ... Named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-Star Team ... Helped lead the Indians to a 35-7 record and three district titles during his four-year career ... State of Oklahoma's top quarterback and ranked No. 3 on The Oklahoman's Super 30 list of the state's best college prospects heading into his senior season ... Completed 158-of-253 passes for 2,270 yards and 26 touchdowns during junior season ... As a sophomore, completed 144-of-256 passes for 2,132 yards and 20 touchdowns while throwing only four interceptions ... One of his most memorable moments came during sophomore season, passing for 365 yards and four touchdowns and rushing for 100 yards more in a game against Metro Christian ... High school coach was his father, Brent Scott ... In addition to playing football, also played basketball and ran track where he competed in the 100m (10.7), 200m (23.7), 4x100m relay and high jump.
Captain of Team USA squad which participated in the International Federations of American Football Under-19 World Championships in Austin, Texas, in the summer of 2012 ... Helped lead Team USA to a silver medal ... Best game of the championship came in a 70-7 win over Austria as he completed 10-of-17 passes for 129 yards and three touchdowns before leaving the game in the third quarter ... Had TD passes of five, 19 and 39 yards in the game ... Completed 13-of-20 passes for 196 yards and a touchdown and also ran for a score in a 27-6 win over America Somoa in the tournament's opening round ... Completed 14-of-35 passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns in a 23-17 gold medal loss to Team Canada.
Son of Brent Scott and Stacie McKee ... born Jan. 26, 1994 in Monroe, La. ... has three younger siblings, Kaytlin, Trinity and Valin ... Father played and started at quarterback for two colleges - Oklahoma State and Louisiana-Monroe ... Grandfather, Bill Scott, played in the NFL for the Rams and is an Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame inductee who led Bristow High School to three state championships.