Memphis has 28 student-athletes named to team
Two weeks of prep ahead before opener against Duke
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.
While redshirting the 2013 season, had a tremendous rookie year academically ... Earned Tiger Academic 30 distinction for the Spring 2014 semester, scoring a perfect 4.0 grade point average ... The Tiger Academic 30 is recognition for the 30 student-athletes with the highest grade point averages each semester ... Earned Tiger 3.0 list recognition for both semesters and named to the Dean's List honor roll for the Spring 2014 semester ... Named to the inaugural American Athletic Conference All-Academic Football Team.
Redshirted first year in the Memphis program.
Bentonville High School
Named to the Arkansas Activities Association's Class 7A All-State Team as a senior ... Bentonville advanced to the Class 7A state finals and finished with a 13-1 record in 2012 ... Went 7-0 in Class 7A's West Conference, the Tigers' sixth straight conference title ... Began senior season by helping lead Bentonville to three straight victories over border state high school programs ... Opened the year with a 170-yard rushing performance and caught two passes for 11 yards in a 24-7 win over Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst ... Rushed for 119 yards and four touchdowns on 30 carries in Bentonville's 41-6 win over South Panola (Miss.) ... By halftime had 71 yards en route to a 180-yard performance in a 20-10 win over Broken Arrow (Okla.) ... Had runs of 24 and 16 yards on the Tigers' first scoring drive against BA and caught a 29-yard pass late in the game to set up a field goal which made it a two possession game ... In Class 7A semifinal, 28-21 win over Forth Smith Southside, rushed for 175 yards on a season-high 40 carries and scored what proved to be the game-winning touchdown on a one-yard dive with 4:23 to play ... Head coach was Barry Lunney ... Tigers were the state runners-up in 2011 and captured a state title in 2012 with a 13-0 season ... As a junior, had 214 carries for 1,348 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Rushed for 1,568 yards and 21 scores on 207 carries as a sophomore ... Over the last three years, Bentonville posted a 38-2 record.
Son of Mary I. Leverett ... Born Nov. 24, 1994 ... Has not declared a major.