Spring practice resumes at Memphis on Tuesday
Senior class honored at postseason event
Game 12 - UConn - December 7, 2013 - Rentschler Field - East Hartford, Conn.
Game 11 - Temple - November 30, 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 Football vs Temple at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on November 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013
Images from the Tigers' fourth preseason practice.
Images from the Tigers' second day of preseason camp.
Transfer to Memphis from Northeast Mississippi Community College ... Enrolled in school for the 2012 spring semester ... Played in all 24 games during his two year career as a Tiger, starting 22 games ... Registered 123 total tackles with 49 solo stops and 74 assists during career ... Added seven tackles for lost yardage (24 yards) ... Credited with 2.5 sacks and recovered a fumble during the 2012 season ... Registered career-high of 11 total tackles in a game three times over career ... Twice against Duke (2012, 2013) and Tulane in 2012.
Named to Phil Steele's College Football Preview All-American Athletic Conference Fourth-Team Defense during the preseason ... Tabbed All-Conference USA Honorable Mention following junior season (2012).
Awarded the John Bramlett Defensive Player of the Year at the team's annual Highland Hundred Banquet ... Started 10 games at linebacker for the Tigers ... Ranked sixth on the Memphis team with 52 total tackles ... Finished the year with 22 solo tackles and 30 assists ... Registered four tackles for lost yardage (18 yards) and credited with 1.5 quarterback sacks for -7 yards on the season ... Began 2013 season matching career high in tackles with 11 versus Duke ... Added one tackle for loss and a quarterback sack against the Blue Devils ... Registered six tackles (4 solo stops) in game at MTSU ... Also had two tackles for loss (7 yards) ... Credited with four tackles in first win of season versus Arkansas State ... Followed up with seven tackles against UCF ... Had two tackles at Houston ... Recorded eight total tackles (3 solo tackles) against Cincinnati ... Credited with one quarterback hurry against the Bearcats ... Registered one tackle in win over UT Martin ... Had two tackles in game at South Florida ... Finished the season with 11 total tackles in final two games ... Six tackles against Temple and five tackles against Connecticut..
Started all 12 games at linebacker and ranked second on the Memphis team with 71 total tackles ... Finished the year with 27 solo tackles and 44 assists ... Had 3.0 tackles for loss (6 yards), a quarterback sack and recovered a fumble during the year ... Began the year with eight tackles in the season opener against UT Martin and had nine tackles the following week at Arkansas State ... Registered seven tackles against Middle Tennessee ... First of two double-digit tackle games during the season came at Duke where he posted a career-high, 11-tackle game including one for lost yardage ... In Conference USA opener against Rice, had four tackles ... Registered a seven-game on the road at East Carolina ... Equaled previously set career high with 11 tackles against Tulane as the Tigers won the first of three straight conference games to end the season ... One of his tackles against the Green Wave was for a loss ... Had five tackles in road win at UAB in the Battle for the Bones ... Among his stops against UAB was a quarterback sack.
2010-11 (Freshman/Sophomore - Northeast Mississippi CC)
Two-year letterman (2010/2011) for the Northeast Mississippi Community College squad ... Logged 137 total tackles (88-49) in two seasons with the Lions ... Posted 56 tackles, including 36 solo stops, in 2011 ... Helped the Lions to a 6-4 record in 2011 ... Credited with 10 TFL, a pass breakup and a fumble recovery as a sophomore ... Led the squad with 10 tackles against Itawamba Community College in 2011 ... Totaled 81 tackles, 52 of which were solo stops, as a freshman in 2010 ... Also forced three fumbles and registered two pass breakups ... Teammate of Antonio Foster, who also signed with the Tigers in December of 2011.
Prepped at Cairo High School ... Helped the Syrupmakers to a 9-4 record and a runner-up finish in the 2009 state championship ... Tallied 166 tackles his final two seasons at Cairo High School ... Posted six sacks as a senior ... Credited with two forced fumbles as a junior ... Named all-region as a junior and a senior.
Son of Stephanie Mayo ... Born Feb. 28 in Cairo, Ga. ... Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.