Tigers place-kicker coming off solid rookie season
Athlon Sports announces 2014 American Athletic Conference preseason team
Phil Steele Publications announced preseason All-American Athletic Conference Team
Offense battles back after fast start by defense
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 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
Photos by Joe Murphey. Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - October 19, 2013
Begins sophomore season on the Watch List for the 2014 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award presented by the Orange Bowl Committee ... A semifinalist for the 2013 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award presented by the Orange Bowl Committee ... One of just four freshmen named a semifinalist for the Groza Award ... Named to the American Athletic Conference Post-Season Team, as selected by the league's coaches ... Was recognized a member of the Tiger Academic 30 for the Spring 2014 semester ... Had a 4.0 grade point average for the Spring 2014 semester earning him recognition as having one of the top-30 student-athlete GPAs for the semester ... University of Memphis Dean's List recognition for both the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters and recognized on the Tiger 3.0 list for both semesters ... Member of the inaugural American Athletic Conference All-Academic Football Team.
Connected on 16-of-18 field goal attempts during rookie season (.889) and made all 24 of his point-after tries to lead the Tigers with 72 points scored ... Season field goal percentage ranked tied for 16th among NCAA FBS kickers ... Only FBS kicker to attempt three or more field goals of 50+ yards and convert every attempt during the 2013 season (50, 52 & 56) ... Established a school record and tied an NCAA season long with a 56-yard field goal on the road at USF ... Broke the old school record of 53 yards set by Stephen Gostkowski against Marshall in 2005 ... Season mark of 16 field goals made ties for fifth-most in school history and ties for most by a freshman ... The 72 points scored by kicking ranks sixth in a season at Memphis ... Of his 50 kickoffs, 21 were for touchbacks and only one was booted out of bounds ... Memphis had a 39.7 net kicking average.
Began career by making first 11 field goal attempts ... Was 7-for-8 on field goal attempts from 40+ yards ... Made all five field goal attempts at Houston, including his first career 50-yarder (33, 50, 24, 42 & 38) ... Named the American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week following the UH game ... Recognized by the Lou Groza Award as a "Star of the Week" following the game ... His 15 points kicking against Houston ranks fourth in school history ... It was the most points by a kicker since Stephen Gostkowski had 17 points against Arkansas State in 2004 ... Also had three tackles in the UH game which was played at BBVA Compass Stadium, built primarily for use by the city of Houston's Major League Soccer franchise ... Led the team with seven tackles on kickoff returns ... Booted a 52-yard field goal against SMU ... After not having a field goal attempt in the Tigers' games against Cincinnati and UT Martin, converted on all three of his attempts against USF (19, 56 & 34) .... School-record 56-yarder would hit the crossbar and bounced through to give the Tigers a 6-0 lead with 12 seconds to play in the first half ... Following the game was named the American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week ... Also one of three players named a "Star of the Week" by the Lou Groza Award.
Lyons Township High School
Named Second-Team on Kohl's Kicking All-America List after a senior season in which he made 15-of-21 field goals ... Also connected on 43-of-44 point-after tries during the 2012 season ... Head coach was Kurt Weinberg ... Was an ESPNHS Underclass All-American following his junior season ... Named All-State First-Team by the Chicago Tribune ... Drilled a 52-yard field goal as time expired to lift Lyons Township `to a 16-14 win over Oak Park River Forest for homecoming ... Made all 28 of his point-after tries and connected on 12-of-13 field goals including a 52-yarder.
Son of Bruce Elliott and Diane Stoub ... Born Jan. 21, 1995 in Lagrange, Ill. ... Has an older sister, Karen ... Has not declared a major.