Spring practice resumes at Memphis on Tuesday
Memphis has 28 student-athletes named to team
Senior class honored at postseason event
Game 12 - UConn - December 7, 2013 - Rentschler Field - East Hartford, Conn.
Game 11 - Temple - November 30, 2013 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.
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 vs Duke at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2013
Images from the Tigers' second day of preseason camp.
AP Photos: Football vs. UAB
Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Transferred to Memphis from Glendale Community College for the 2012 spring semester and practiced in the spring ... In his first season as a Tiger played in all 12 games, starting five ... Caught 10 passes (98 yards) and three touchdowns during junior campaign ... Added nine catches (59 yards) and one touchdown during senior year ... Totaled 19 catches for 157 yards receiving and four touchdowns over two-year stint as a Tiger.
Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the 2012 Spring and Fall semesters ... Named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2012 semester ... A Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll recipient for the 2012-13 academic year.
Received the True Tiger award, which "represents what we represent" within the program at the team's annual Highland Hundred Banquet ... Played in 11 games during final season, starting in three contests ... Caught nine catches for 59 yards and one touchdown ... Caught three passes for 15 yards during first two games of the season ... Added a catch for six yards in Tigers first win over Arkansas State ... Followed up with two catches for 13 combined yards in games versus Houston and Southern Methodist ... Registered longest catch of the season with a 14 yarder against Cincinnati ... Caught a six-yard touchdown pass in game versus Louisville ... Added one catch for five yards in final game at Connecticut.
In first season for the Tigers caught 10 passes for 98 yards and three touchdowns ... First career reception as a Tiger came at East Carolina, hauling in a 12-yard reception ... During Memphis' three-game winning streak to end the season had a combined eight receptions for 85 yards ... had a career-high three receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown against Tulane ... Started the Tigers' scoring during the winning streak with a 15-yard touchdown reception on the Tigers' first scoring drive of the Tulane game ... Also had a 23-yard reception to near midfield to set up a third quarter touchdown that gave the Tigers a 23-16 lead ... Had three receptions for 24 yards and a touchdown in "Battle for the Bones" win at UAB ... Started a Memphis scoring drive with a 21-yard pass reception and capped the same series with a two-yard touchdown catch ... Had two receptions for nine yards against Southern Miss.
2010-11 (Freshman/Sophomore; Glendale CC)
Played in seven games in 2011 ... Tallied 11 catches for 166 yards and two TD ... Scores came against Pima CC and Eastern Arizona College ... Helped squad to an 8-3 record and a Valley of the Sun Bowl runner-up title in 2011 ... Captained the Vaqueros squad as a sophomore ... His Glendale team won the Valley of the Sun Bowl championship in 2010.
Prepped at Sunnyslope High School under coach Tim Mayfield ... Played tight end and defensive end ... Served as team captain his senior season ... Registered 28 receptions for 382 yards and two TD as a senior ... Logged a long catch of 45 yards his senior campaign ... Also credited with 12 tackles, including two sacks, in 2009 ... Named Sunnyslope's All-Around Athlete of the Year ... Selected All-Arizona and placed on the all-state second team as a tight end by The Arizona Republic ... Also lettered in basketball and track and field ... Led the Vikings with 296 rebounds and helped the squad to the state championship as a junior ... Threw the shot put and placed first in the region and fifth in the state.
Born April 20, 1992 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.