Memphis Tigers kickoff 2014 season on Saturday
Blue defeated the Gray 42-21
Tigers set to move to final week of spring
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 hit the midway point of the second week of preseason camp, conducting a 100+ play scrimmage on Wed., Aug. 13.
USATSPI: Memphis vs. UConn - 12/07/13
Memphis Football vs Temple at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on November 30, 2013. Photos by Joe Murphy
Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Earned Tiger 3.0 list recognition for the Fall 2012, Spring 2013 and Spring 2014 semesters.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
Recorded just the 10th, 2000-yard passing season in program history, completing 203-of-349 passes for 2,056 yards and nine touchdowns ... Only the second freshman to pass for over 2,000 yards as Ryan Williams passed for 2,075 yards in 2010 ... The 203 pass completions ranks sixth on the Memphis season charts while the 312 passes thrown ranks eighth all-time ... In just one season becomes the 16th Memphis quarterback to pass for over 2,000 yards in a career ... Completed 58.2 percent of his passes as a redshirt freshman which ranks eighth on the season lists ... Averaged 171.3 passing yards per season ... Also ran for 127 net yards and two touchdowns ... Averaged 181.9 yards of total offense per game ... In the season opener against Duke, became the first freshman to begin a season at quarterback since Andy Whitwell opened the 1986 season as the starting quarterback against Ole Miss ... In debut against the Blue Devils completed 14-of-24 passes for 148 yards ... First touchdown pass came on a one-yard toss to tight end Alan Cross at Middle Tennessee ... Engineered a 10-play, 69-yard drive which gave the Tigers a 15-14 lead early in the fourth quarter of the Middle Tennessee game ... Completed 19-of-27 passes for 170 yards ... Completed 17-of-26 passes for 176 yards and a touchdown in the Tigers' 31-7 win over Arkansas State ... Hooked up with Cross for another short scoring strike against A-State ... Passed for a season-high 279 yards, completing 20-of-38 passes against eventual American Athletic Conference champion UCF ... With the Tigers trailing 24-17 with 1:46 to play after back-to-back UCF touchdowns, moved the Tigers down the field with completions of 19, 7 and 24 yards before a Memphis turnover ended a potential tying drive ... Completed 21-of-41 passes for 222 yards at Houston but the Tigers had to settle for five field goals in an eventual 25-15 loss ... The 41 pass attempts was a season high ... Completed a season high 26 of 36 passes for 198 yards against SMU ... Trailing 6-0 to UT Martin, scored on a six-yard run with 23 seconds to play in the first half to give the Tigers a 7-6 lead and capped an 80-yard drive midway through the fourth quarter with a 12-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Hayes as the Tigers extended their lead en route to a 21-6 win ... Completed 15-of-22 passes for 189 yards ... Also had a season-high, 24-yard run on the same offensive series which culminated with the touchdown pass to Hayes ... Attempted just 13 passes at USF, completing six for a season-low 59 yards but ran for a season-high 51 yards on six carries ... The USF game marked the only contest with fewer than 22 pass attempts.
Trinity Crhistian Academy
Played quarterback at Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona, Fla. ... Missed the first half of his senior season with a knee bruise he suffered in spring practice ... Registered 2,099 career passing yards ... Threw for 237 yards and three TD in the Central Florida All-Star Game in December of 2011 ... Named the all-star game's MVP ... Helped the Eagles to a 10-2 record his junior campaign ... Passed for 1,082 yards and 10 TD in 2010 ... Threw four TD passes in the season opener against Father Lopez ... Also logged three TD passes in a 46-0 win over Lighthouse Christian ... Rushed for 407 yards on 93 carries with 16 TD in 2010 ... Registered multiple TD runs in six games ... Rushed for three scores against both Orlando Christian Prep and Lake Mary Prep ... Posted 104 yards rushing and also threw two TD in the 45-19 win over Lake Mary Prep.
Son of David and Stacie Lynch ... Born Feb. 12, 1994, in San Antonio, Texas ... Majoring in sports management.