Senior class honored at postseason event
Memphis will honor 15 seniors on Saturday
Game 8 - vs UT Martin - November 9, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.
UCF scores two fourth quarter touchdowns to defeat Memphis, 24-17
Tigers outgain Blue Raiders, 350-284, in yardage
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 vs Cincinnati at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, October 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Memphis vs. UCF (USATSI Gallery)
Photos by Joe Murphy. Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. September 21, 2013.
Memphis vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013
Memphis vs. Duke - USATSI Gallery
Transferred to Memphis from College of the Desert for the 2012 season ... Played in 20 games, starting four contests ... Rushed for 485 total yards and seven touchdowns ... Added seven catches for 61 total yards and returned two kickoffs for a total of 38 yards ... Ranked second on the 2012 Memphis squad in total number of rushing yards ... Rushed for 32 yards on nine carries in first FBS debut in 2012 as a Tiger at Arkansas State.
Totaled 58 total yards rushing on 28 carries, and one rushing touchdown during senior season ... Added 23 yards receiving off of three catches ... Had 10 yards rushing on four carries in season opener against Duke ... Added lone rushing touchdown on the season in game versus the Blue Devils ... Registered season-high 30 yards rushing on nine carries at Middle Tennessee ... Also had one catch for three yards against the Blue Raiders ... Followed up with eight-yard game on three carries in first win on the season against Arkansas State ... Totaled 14 total yards on the ground on six carries in next two games versus Central Florida and Houston ... Added season-high 14 yard reception against the Golden Knights.
Ranked second on the Memphis squad with 427 rushing yards on 119 carries ... Six rushing touchdowns tied for a team high ... Also caught four passes for 38 yards during the year ... Played in 11 games, starting three contests ... Missed the season opener against UT Martin with a preseason injury, before making FBS debut at Arkansas State in Week 2 ... Rushed for 32 yards on nine carries in first Memphis career action at A-State ... First career touchdown was a three-yard scoring run at East Carolina, part of a 38-yard rushing game ... Had 13 carries for 88 yards including a season-long, 22-yard run against UCF ... Gave Memphis an early 13-10 lead on the Tigers' way to a victory over Tulane, the first of three straight wins to end the season ... Capped the season with a season-high 16 carries for 89 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Southern Miss ... Had touchdown runs of four and 13 yards in the second quarter as the Tigers built a 21-10 halftime lead ... Converted a fourth-and-one with a six-yard run then rushed for seven yards to set up the 13-yard scoring jaunt.
2010-11 (Freshman/Sophomore - College of the Desert)
Played two seasons for Dean Dowty at College of the Desert in Palm Desert, Calif. .... Unanimous 2011 Southern California Football Association (SCFA) All-East Conference First Team Offense Selection ... Named Region V All-California First Team Offense by the California Community College Football Coaches Association ... Rushed for 815 yards on 148 carries, averaging 5.5 yards/rush ... Averaged 93.2 rushing yards/game ... Finished the season with 18 touchdowns, 16 rushing and one receiving ... Named SCFA Offensive Player of the Week Oct. 17, 2011 after carrying 17 times for 181 yards and three touchdowns in 45-14 win over Southwestern ... Had a season-long carry of 49 yards against Southwestern ... Carried the ball a season-high 23 times in win at Orange Coast ... Helped team to a 6-5 record in 2011 ... Squad dropped a 17-16 decision to seventh-ranked Ventura in the SCFA Beach Bowl ... Team averaged 39.1 points per game, third best in Southern California.
Played for Lou Valdin at Hahnville High School in Boutte, La. ... Was team-captain his senior year ... Named first-team all-state and all-conference ... Had a stellar effort against Riverside HS in 2009 with 203 yards on 39 attempts and three touchdowns ... As a high school junior, rushed for 515 yards on 114 carries, scoring 12 touchdowns ... Participated in the Bayou Bowl All-Star Game ... Also lettered in basketball and track.
Son of Joda Steib and Joseph Steib ... Born Feb. 20, 1990 in New Orleans ... Interdisciplinary Studies major.