Commencement to be held at FedExForum
C-USA rivalry matchup slated for a 3:15 p.m. kick on CSS.
Photos from the Memphis-UAB football game on Nov. 12, 2011.
Played all 12 games in 2010, working as a defensive end and a linebacker...Made four starts on the year against MTSU, UTEP, Tulsa and Southern Miss...Tied for the team lead in sacks with three, and ranked fifth in TFL with six...Posted at least one TFL in four straight games early in the season...Tied or set career records in tackles, TFL and sacks this season...Registered a season-high five tackles in three different contests against East Carolina, Middle Tennessee and Southern Miss...Was credited with a forced fumble against Middle Tennessee...Forced MTSU's Phillip Tanner to cough up the ball on their own 43...The Tigers scored a touchdown on the next drive...Posted sacks versus East Carolina, UTEP and Tulsa, with the one versus the Miners being for an eight-yard loss...Closed the season with 23 tackles, a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry.
Played in all 12 games on the defensive line and with the special teams unit...Led the team in special teams tackles with 11...Tied for first in punt return tackles with three and first in kickoff return tackles with eight...Finished the year with 20 tackles, including 11 solo stops, and had one TFL for a loss of five yards and an assisted sack for a loss of four...Had two assisted tackles in the season opener against Ole Miss, including an assist on a tackle for a loss of two yards on a third and one in the second quarter that forced a Rebel punt...Made a solo tackle on special teams against MTSU...Credited with two tackles against UT Martin, including an assist on a sack of Derek Carr for a loss of eight yards in the fourth quarter...Made one solo tackle on special teams against Marshall...Assisted on one special teams tackle against UCF...Had three solo tackles against UTEP, including two on the Tigers' kick coverage...Made one assisted tackle on special teams against Southern Miss...Logged a solo tackle against East Carolina that held the Pirates short of a first down on third down...Made two solo tackles against Tennessee...Assisted on a tackle on special teams against UAB...Had a career-high four tackles against Houston with two coming on special teams...Recorded one solo tackle on defense against Tulsa...Made the transition from defensive end to linebacker during the spring 2010 practice session.
One of eight true freshmen to see game action in 2008...Played in six of 13 games on special teams and with the defensive line...Made his collegiate debut on the defense in the season opener versus Ole Miss and had three fourth quarter tackles, including two solo stops...Missed the Rice and Marshall games with a minor knee injury...Returned from injury against Nicholls State to make one solo tackle and forced a fumble on a second half kickoff return...Credited with one assisted tackle against Arkansas State...Participated on special teams versus UAB and Louisville...Played in the St. Petersburg Bowl game but was not credited with a tackle...Closed out the season with five tackles.
Lettered at defensive end for coach John Cooley at Ridgeway High...Helped 2006 squad to an 11-1 record and was part of a defense that didn't allow more than seven points a game...Credited with 93 tackles, including 19 sacks as a senior...Also recorded four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries...Logged five sacks against Bolton High...Twice named a Commercial Appeal Athlete of the Week in 2006...Honored after 12-tackle performance against Central in September, and his 12-tackle effort against Cordova in October...Considered one of the state's top 5A linemen...Participated in the AutoZone/Liberty Bowl High School All-Star game...Two-time Best of the Preps finalist by the Commercial Appeal...Ranked as the 38th best weakside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com...Also listed by Rivals.com as the 13th best prospect in the state...Also a member of the basketball team.
Dasmine Cathey is the son of Archie and Janice Cathey...Born January 26, 1989, in Memphis, Tenn.