The Tigers picked up 368 yards of total offense while holding the Cougars to 354 yards, but five turnovers hindered the offensive output.
Memphis Tigers kickoff 2014 season on Saturday
Blue defeated the Gray 42-21
Memphis team makes play on both sides of the ball
Get ready for your 2014 Memphis Tigers football season with this behind-the-scenes look at the team's winter and summer workouts.
Don't miss the 2014 season opener on August 30 when the Tigers host Austin Peay at 6 PM at the Liberty Bowl!
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.
Memphis Football at No. 10 Ole Miss. Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. September 27, 2014. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis Football vs Middle Tennessee on September 20, 2014, at the Liberty Bowl. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Memphis hit the midway point of the second week of preseason camp, conducting a 100+ play scrimmage on Wed., Aug. 13.
Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013
Started eight games as a true freshman at the Tigers' Dawg linebacker position ... Finished the year with 29 total tackles including 5.5 tackles for lost yardage and a quarterback sack ... Also had two pass breakups and blocked a kick during the year ... Played off the bench the first four games of the year and had tackles in games against Arkansas State and UCF ... First career start came on the road at Houston and finished the game with two tackles ... Would go on to start the Tigers' final eight games of the season ... Against SMU, doubled his previous career high with a four-tackle game (three solo hits including one for lost yardage) against the Mustangs ... Had a season-high eight tackles against Cincinnati and broke up a pass in the game ... Registered tackles for lost yardage in three straight American Athletic Conference games against USF, Louisville and Temple (4.5 TFLs for 12 yards) ... At USF, had four tackles including two for lost yardage ... First career sack came on the road at Louisville ... Blocked a 50-yard field goal early in the second quarter of the Louisville game ... Finished with four tackles against the Cards ... Among three tackles against Temple were 1.5 for lost yardage.
Ringling High School
Selected to the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Team ... Named to the OCA's all-class West Team at defensive end ... Named to the Oklahoman's 100th All-State Team at Class A ... Selected the District 4-A Defensive Player of the Year ... Helped lead Ringling to an Oklahoma state championship in 2012 ... Ranked No. 7 in the Oklahoma AP poll, the Blue Devils' run through the state playoffs included three victories over higher-ranked teams ... In 35-21 semifinal victory over Texoma, rushed for 103 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries ... Offensively rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns and had a 22-yard reception in a 39-12 win over Wynnewood in the title game ... In the Class A championship game and with Ringling facing fourth-and-two, took a handoff, cut back and rambled for a 68-yard touchdown for the game-clinching score ... High School Coach was Tracy Gandy.
Son of Richard Robin Dillon ... Born Oct. 11, 1994 in Tulsa, Okla. ... Father played football at the University of Oklahoma ... Has an older sister, Logan ... Has not declared a major.