Marcus Rucker catches seven passes for 88 yards.
14-point third quarter helps Memphis start C-USA play 1-0
Game Five - vs. Rice - October 6, 2012 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.
Tigers return to Liberty Bowl for 6 p.m. game Saturday
Game Three - vs Middle Tennessee - September 15, 2012
Rushed for 175 yards and a touchdown while seeing action in seven games as a redshirt freshman ... First career playing time came against Middle Tennessee in the third game of the season ... On first carry of collegiate career gained two yards on a late, first-quarter play ... Went on to gain 18 yards on five carries ... Scored first career touchdown against Middle Tennessee on a one-yard run ... Gained 31 yards on seven carries the following week at Duke ... Against Rice in the team's conference opener, rushed for 68 yards on 15 carries, both career highs ... Helped set up the Tigers' first score of the Rice game with a three-yard pickup to the Owl five ... Played a role in the Tigers' game-winning drive later in the Rice game, with carries of 9, 15 and 2 yards during an eight-play, 64-yard drive ... His 15-yard carry against Rice moved the ball into the Red Zone and the Tigers would score four plays later ... Rushed for 37 yards on six carries at East Carolina ... Rushed for 11 yards in the Tigers' "Battle for the Bones" victory over UAB.
Lettered three seasons for Coach Bobby Estes at Woodrow Wilson High School ... Served as team captain in 2010 ... Posted 1,836 yards on 245 carries and scored 25 TD in 2010 ... Averaged 7.4 yards per carry as a senior ... Posted 100-yard performances in the first nine games of the 2010 season ... Eclipsed 200 yards five times ... Helped squad to an 8-3 record and an appearance in the Texas Class 4A Division I playoffs ... Rolled off a 68-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the playoff game against Kimball ... Also registered nearly 100 yards receiving and two receiving TD in 2010 ... Had a stellar game vs Thomas Jefferson with 196 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries...Scored all three TD in the first half ... Named to the Associated Press All-State second team following his senior season ... Earned all-district distinction, including being named the district's Offensive Player of the Year ... Posted 1,200 yards and 21 TD as a junior ... Also ran track and earned all-region honors ... Rated as a three-star running back by Rivals.com.
Son of Sharon House ... Born Sept. 25, 1992, in Dallas, Texas ... Has not declared a major.