Blue defeated the Gray 42-21
Tigers set to move to final week of spring
Team will resume practices on March 18th
NCAA approves waiver
Senior class honored at postseason event
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.
2013 Memphis football camp opens tomorrow but the leadership council met with the media today to discuss the start of camp and their expectations for their first season in the American Athletic Conference.
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.
Memphis Football vs Temple at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on November 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis vs. USF (USATSI Gallery)
November 9, 2013 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Photos by Cecil Anderson
UT-Martin @ Memphis
Rejoined the University of Memphis program for his junior season after playing his sophomore year at Scottsdale Community College ... Originally joined the Memphis team for spring drills in 2010 before transferring to Scottsdale.
Named to Phil Steele's College Football Preview All-American Athletic Conference Fourth-Team Offense during the preseason.
Did not see any playing time until the fourth game of the year but went on to lead the Tigers with 576 rushing yards and six touchdowns ... Closed out the season with back-to-back, 100-yard rushing games to close out a season in which he was named the team's Isaac Bruce Offensive Player of the Year ... Had two carries for 20 yards against Duke in first collegiate action of his career .. Had 51 rushing yards a week later in the Tigers' win over Rice including carries for seven and eight yards on the team's game-winning drive ... First career touchdown came on a then, career-high 36-yard run at SMU ... Carried the ball a career-high 22 times for 60 yards at Marshall ... Over the last two games of the season had a combined 242 rushing yards and scored five touchdowns ... In the Tigers' win over UAB in the "Battle for the Bones" had touchdown runs of seven, five and 46 yards, part of a career-high, 127-yard rushing effort ... Had 19 rushing attempts in the game ... scored on back-to-back drives in the fourth quarter ... Rushed for 115 yards and two scores against Southern Miss in the season finale ... After Southern Miss had rallied to cut Memphis' lead to 21-10 at halftime, capped the Tigers first offensive series of the second half with a nine-yard scoring run ... Also scored from 11 yards out later in the third quarter.
2011 (Sophomore - Scottsdale Community College)
Rushed for 556 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore at Scottsdale Community College ... Also caught 20 passes for 184 yards and another score ... Rushed for 95 yards and one touchdown on seven carries against Mesa Community College ... Gained 92 yards and also had a rushing touchdown against Eastern Arizona ... Registered a season-high 100 yards on 23 carries against Snow College.
Joined the Tigers during the 2010 spring practice session...Was having a productive spring until suffering a knee injury in the Blue-Gray Game...Underwent surgery to repair his right knee in May...Missed the 2010 season while rehabbing his injury and used the year as a redshirt...Was back on the field during spring 2011 and had a productive showing in the Blue-Gray Game...Logged nine carries for 131 yards and a touchdown in the spring scrimmage.
Played locally for one season at White Station High for coach Devin Rutherford after moving to Memphis from Chicago...Rushed for 1,750 yards and 19 touchdowns on 185 carries as a senior...Had a stellar performance against Germantown High with 253 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries in the state quarterfinals...Named Offensive Player of the Week by the Commercial Appeal on Nov. 18, 2008, after rushing for 195 yards and two touchdowns against Millington High in the second round of the playoffs...Also tallied three receiving touchdowns as a senior...Helped squad to a 10-4 record and an appearance in the state semifinals in 2008...Was a 2008 Best of the Preps selection by the Commercial Appeal...Also named all-metro , all-region and all-state as a senior...Participated in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game...Also lettered for the baseball team as a shortstop at WSHS.
Brandon Hayes is the son of Howard Hayes Jr and Gloria Hayes...Born September 16, 1991, in Chicago, Ill., ... accounting major.