Memphis has had five players accept free agent opportunities
Spring game slated for April 6.
Departing senior presented award by Selmon Family, PremierPlayers.com
Rucker, Smith & Steeples showcase talent
Members of the University of Memphis football team as well as Tiger volleyball players joined Special Olympic athletes on Friday, July 27 for bowling at Billy Hardwick's All-Start Lanes.
Memphis vs Southern Miss on November 24, 2012 at the Liberty Bowl. The Tigers won 42-24.
Memphis vs Middle Tennessee at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tenn. on September 15, 2012.
Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Memphis vs. Mississippi State in the 2011 season opener at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Sept. 1, 2011.
Two-year starter at the University of Memphis who played every snap of his career ... Transferred to Memphis from Snow College ... During career started 24 games at three offensive line positions (right tackle, right guard, left tackle) for the Blue and Gray ... Worked every snap during his career as a Tiger - 1,558 plays ... Started at left guard for the East team at the 2013 East-West Shrine Game played in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Received the DeAngelo Williams Most Valuable Player Award at the conclusion of his senior season ... Named to the All-Conference USA Second Team as selected by the league's head coaches as a senior ... Also a second-team selection on Phil Steele's Postseason All C-USA Team ... Earned a spring Iron Tiger Award presented at the 2011 Blue-Gray Game.
Member of head coach Justin Fuente's initial Leadership Council during senior year ... During senior season culminating in receiving the DeAngelo Williams Most Valuable Player Award started 10 games at left tackle and two at left guard ... Played three different positions (left tackle, left guard and right guard) in victories over Rice and UAB ... Started the first five games at left tackle before seeing playing time at multiple positions against Rice, ECU and UCF ... in addition to playing three different positions for a second time during the year against UAB, also played both left tackle and left guard in a season-culminating win against Southern Miss ... began the year by playing 72 snaps against UT Martin ... played 70+ plays four times during the season including a season-high 84 plays against Marshall.
Transferred to Memphis from Snow College in January and worked with the offensive line during spring drills ... Started all 12 games, with the five coming at right tackle, one at right guard and six at left tackle ... Played every snap of the season (786 snaps) ... Had eight contests in which he worked 60 or more snaps ... Received his first collegiate start vs Mississippi State ... Played a career-high 87 snaps vs the Bulldogs ... Played his final game at right tackles vs Middle Tennessee and worked 75 snaps ... Made the shift to right guard in the Rice game and played 72 snaps ... Shifted for the third time due to injuries on the line and played the final six contests at left tackle ... Finished the campaign working 60 or more snaps in the last three games vs UAB (62 snaps), Marshall (73) and Southern Miss (67).
2009-10 (Freshman/Sophomore; Snow College)
Played two seasons for Coach Steve Coburn at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah ... Started every game at left guard during his freshman season in 2009 ... Transitioned to left tackle in 2010 ... Named the team's 2010 Offensive Player of the Year ... Also earned all-region and all-conference honors in 2010 ... Totaled 37 pancake blocks and did not allow a sack in 2010 ... The Snow Badgers offense averaged more than 40 points per game in 2010 ... Graded out above 85 percent both seasons ... Blocked for two quarterbacks that each passed for more than 1,200 yards and helped Snow Badgers running backs record 10 100-yard plus performances in 2010 ... Helped lead Snow College to a 10-2 record and a victory in the 2010 Top of the Mountains Bowl ... The Snow Badgers finished the 2010 season ranked No. 7 in the nation.
Did not play football in high school after suffering from Osgood-Schlatters while playing football in junior high ... Played the tuba as a member of the American Fork High School band ... Turned down multiple music scholarships to serve an LDS church mission after graduating from high school ... Played baseball for the Cavemen ... Knee condition subsided and became a stellar offensive lineman at Snow College.
Son of Kerry and Leslie Devey ... Born Jan. 11, 1988, in American Fork, Utah ... Served a two-year mission in Costa Rica ... He and his wife, Linsey, married in July 2011 ... Majoring in accounting.