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
Memphis will honor 15 seniors on Saturday
Game 10 - at Louisville - November 23, 2013 - Papa John's Cardinal Stadium - Louisville, Ky.
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.
Watch a quick recap of the American Athletic Conference including interviews with Coach Fuente, junior LB Charles Harris and Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco.
Memphis Football vs Temple at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on November 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis Football vs Cincinnati at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Photos by Joe Murphey. Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - October 19, 2013
Has participated in all 24 Memphis games the Tigers have played over the past two seasons ... During career has posted 112 total tackles (38 solo hits and 74 assists) ... Also has registered a quarterback sack, 1.5 tackles for loss and blocked two kicks during career.
Named to the Tiger Academic 30 for the 2012 spring semester ... Honor given to the top-30 GPA among all Memphis student-athletes ... Recorded a perfect 4.0 grade-point average for the 2012 spring semester ... Earned Dean's List distinction for the 2011 fall and 2012 spring semesters ... Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the 2011 fall and 2012 spring semesters ... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades for 2011-12.
Led Memphis in tackles with 79 total stops during sophomore season (18 solo stops and 61 assists) ... Among his 79 total tackles were 1.5 tackles for loss (-5 yards) and a quarterback sack ... Started all 12 games at linebacker for the Tigers ... Registered multiple-tackle games three of the first four weeks of the season ... Had 12 tackles including an assisted tackle for loss in the opener against UT Martin ... Set a career high the following week with 13 tackles on the road at Arkansas State ... Following an eight-tackle game at Middle Tennessee, finished with 11 tackles at Duke ... With the Tigers leading Rice 14-10 in the fourth quarter had a key, third-down tackle near midfield to force the Owls to punt near midfield ... The tackle, one of his four in the game, halted the Owls' best offensive drive of the second half ... Helped Memphis start a three-game winning streak to end the season with an eight-tackle game in a victory over Tulane ... In addition to four tackles in the "Battle for the Bones" win over UAB, returned a blocked extra point try for a defensive two-point conversion ... Among his five tackles in the Tigers' win over Southern Miss was a quarterback sack.
Played in all 12 contests ... Posted 33 total tackles (20-13) and one blocked kick ... Team's leading freshman tackler and squad's overall ninth-leading tackler with his 33 stops ... One of three Tigers to register a blocked kick ... Had five games with four or more total tackles ... Had four total tackles in his collegiate debut vs Mississippi State ... Followed that game with a season-best five assisted tackles vs Arkansas State ... Registered four total stops (2-2) vs SMU ... Posted a season-high six solo hits vs Rice ... Recorded his first collegiate blocked kick vs Marshall ... The blocked kick was a punt block vs the Thundering Herd ... Had four total tackles (3-1) in the season finale vs Southern Miss.
Lettered four seasons for Coach Rodney Saulsberry at Whitehaven High School ... Touted as the 25th-ranked prospect in the state, according to Rivals.com ... The Tigers' second-leading tackler with 34 stops, including 22 solo hits, in 2010 ... Posted a season-high eight tackles against White Station ... Credited with four sacks as a senior ... Tallied a 20-yard interception return vs Christian Brothers and multiple fumble recoveries against both Christian Brothers and Central ... Named to the 16-AAA All-District team ... Helped the Tigers to a 12-2 record and an appearance in the state semifinals ... Member of the Whitehaven defense limited opponents to 7.8 points per game, including five shutouts, in 2010 ... Participated in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game ... Played in the National Underclassmen Combine All-World Gridiron Classic in Charleston, S.C. ... Registered 68 tackles and three interceptions, including one returned for a TD, in 2009 ... Also recorded two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, one blocked punt and one blocked field goal ... Registered a season-high 12 tackles against Sheffield ... Logged five or more tackles in eight games in 2009 ... Also lettered three seasons for the Tigers basketball team ... Rated as a three-star outside linebacker by Rivals.com.
Son of Charles and Rita Harris ... Born Nov. 30, 1992, in Memphis, Tenn. ... Has not declared a major.