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.
Santa Fe High School
Four-year starter for Santa Fe who capped his career by being named by District 6A-4's head coaches most valuable player ... Selected All-District 6A-4 First-Team at linebacker ... Rushed for 287 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 6.3 yards per carry on 45 rushing attempts as a senior ... Defensively, had 123 tackles, four quarterback sacks and an interception ... Santa Fe captured the District 6A-4 title with a 7-0 record and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class 6A playoffs in 2012 ... Twice named a Reggie Smith Player of the Week by the Santa Fe Touchdown Club as a senior ... Heading into a late September game against Mustang, had just seven offensive touches, but would score three touchdowns including a game-winning one-yard touchdown run in overtime to seal a Santa Fe victory ... Also had a three-yard touchdown run and scored on a 20-yard pass reception as well as recovered a fumble to set up a score ... In what proved to be a game played for a district title, helped hand Norman its lone district loss, rushing for 108 yards and added 38 receiving yards in a 27-21 Santa Fe victory ... Head coach was Lance Manning ... Wolves advanced to the state quarterfinals in 2011 ... Combined for more than 1,100 yards rushing and receiving and 12 touchdowns as a junior ... Led the Wolves with 666 rushing yards, averaging 6.4 yards on 104 carries and scoring seven touchdowns on the ground ... Also caught 30 passes for 438 yards and five touchdowns ... Four-time Offensive Player of the Week ... Named to the All-Edmond Second-Team at running back in 2011 as selected by the Oklahoman ... Named Oklahoma City's KOCO-TV's Player of the Week after combining for 206 yards of total offense and three touchdowns in a 47-20 win over Del City ... Had touchdown runs of 27 and 26 yards in a Class 6A playoff game against Jenks ... Rushed for 180 yards and had two catches for 10 yards while registering seven tackles on defense as a sophomore ... As a freshman, had 23 tackles along with two interceptions, two pass breakups and four forced fumbles.
Son of Gina and Steve Sumpter ... Born Feb. 3, 1996 in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... has an older brother, Steve.