Tigers set to move to final week of spring
Tigers will go through NCAA-limit 15 sessions
Game 1 - vs. Duke - September 7, 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.
Transferred to Memphis from Coffeyville Community College in December of 2011 ... Enrolled at Memphis for the 2012 spring semester ... Eligible to practice with the team during spring drills.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman - Coffeyville Community College)
Played strong safety for one season at Coffeyville Community College ... Helped the Ravens to a 6-4 overall record and a 5-2 conference mark ... Credited with 49 tackles, seven pass breakups, four fumble recoveries and one interception ... Redshirted his freshman campaign in 2010.
Played linebacker and defensive end at Monsignor Pace High School for Coach Alvin Slaughter ... As a senior, posted 109 tackles, including 15 sacks ... Earned All-Dade County second team honors ... Helped squad to three-straight district championships (2007-09) ... Participated in the Dade vs Broward Private School All-Star Game in 2009 ... Served as team captain his junior and senior campaigns ... Had a 14-tackle performance against Miami Edison High in 2008 ... Also lettered three seasons in track, helping team to a state championship in 2009 ... Ran the 400M, 800M and 4x400M relay.
Son of Fritz Etienne and Starri Carter ... Born Nov. 4 in Miami, Fla. ... Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies.