Offense battles back after fast start by defense
Memphis team makes play on both sides of the ball
Memphis has 28 student-athletes named to team
Game 11 - Temple - November 30, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.
Sam Craft scores three touchdowns in loss
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.
You may have seen the first of this year's Memphis football commercials this week; well the Memphis Tiger Network was behind the scenes at the 2012 commercial shoot. Check out some of what you may have seen already and more of what you didn't.
November 9, 2013 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Photos by Cecil Anderson
UT-Martin @ Memphis
Memphis vs Middle Tennessee at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tenn. on September 15, 2012.
Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Preseason First-Team Offense All-American Athletic Conference selection by Athlon Sports ... Selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team in 2012 ... Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the 2011 fall and 2012 semesters ... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction for 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... Received the 2011 Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year Award at the team's post-season banquet.
Played in all 12 games, starting 10 as a redshirt freshman ... Led the Tigers in receiving touchdowns with five including three in the last two games of the season ... Ranked third on the team with 23 receptions for 301 receiving yards ... Will begin his sophomore season in 2013 with a streak of five straight, multiple-reception games ... Had two solo tackles as a member of Memphis' special teams units ... Started the Tigers' season opener against UT Martin and caught his first career pass in the game for a 36-yard pickup ... On the road at Arkansas State had three receptions for 31 yards, catching an 18-yard touchdown pass to culminate the Tigers' first drive of the game ... In Memphis' conference opener against Rice had three catches for 35 yards ... Scored the game-winning touchdown against Rice with an 11-yard reception late in the third quarter to account for the final score, 14-10 ... On Memphis' first scoring drive of the third quarter to cut Rice's lead to 10-7, had a 21-yard reception to advance the ball into the Red Zone (19-yard line) ... Caught two passes for 35 yards including a 24-yarder against SMU ... During the Tigers' three-game, conference win streak to end the season had eight receptions for 131 yards ... Caught two passes for 46 yards against Tulane ... Caught a 19-yard pass on fourth-and-one to extend an eventual touchdown drive in the fourth quarter against the Green Wave ... In the Battle for the Bones at UAB, caught three passes for 36 yards including a 25-yard touchdown reception to put the Tigers out in front 21-0 in the first quarter ... Finished the season with his first multiple-touchdown game, catching three passes for 49 yards and two scores against Southern Miss ... Had a one-yard touchdown reception against Southern Miss to put the Tigers up 14-3 in the second quarter and also hauled in a 38-yard scoring strike in the third quarter.
Joined the Tigers in 2011 fall camp ... Did not see game action.
Earned four varsity letters as a linebacker, tight end and long snapper for Coach Chris Michael at Millington High School ... Received all-region honors on both offense and defense in his career ... Garnered All-District 14-3A recognition as a tight end in 2010 ... Earned First Citizens National Bank Player of the Week honors in 2009 after tallying four solo tackles, six assisted tackles and two sacks ... Selected to participate in the annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game following his senior campaign ... Also competed on the Trojans' baseball and basketball teams.
Son of Brad Cross ... Born May 2, 1993 in Memphis, Tenn. ... Interdisciplinary Studies major.