Devey, Farms & Ifedi named to league's second team
16 seniors to be recognized during pregame
Bones return to Memphis
Game Eleven - at UAB - November 17, 2012 - Legion Field - Birmingham, Ala.
Game 10 - vs. Tulane - November 10, 2012 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.
You may have seen the first of this year's Memphis football commercials this week; well the Memphis Tiger Network was behind the scenes at the 2012 commercial shoot. Check out some of what you may have seen already and more of what you didn't.
There was little down time for any of the 105 student-athletes who went through the University of Memphis' first practice of preseason camp Monday at the Park Avenue Campus.
The Tigers went from station to station and drill to drill throughout a two-hour workout which focused on teaching and fundamentals. In fact, the afternoon session began a few minutes earlier with a walk through.
Has played in 21 games, making eight starts ... During two-year career has registered 33 total tackles (16 solo stops and 17 assists) ... Among his tackles are 6.5 tackles for lost yardage and two quarterback sacks ... Has also forced a fumble and recovered another.
Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for the 2011 fall semester ... Earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction for 2011-12 ... Named All-Conference USA Honorable Mention as a sophomore in 2012.
Tallied 28 total tackles while playing in all 12 games as a sophomore ... Started seven contests during the year ... Registered both 14 solo hits and 14 assists including 6.5 tackles for lost yardage (-23 yards) and 2.0 quarterback sacks (-13 yards) ... Began the season with three tackles including two tackles for lost yardage (-4 yards) ... Had three tackles including a tackle for loss at Arkansas State ... Continued streak of games with a tackle for loss to begin the season the third week of the year when he had three stops including one four a four-yard loss ... Established a new career tackle standard with four tackles at Duke ... One of his two assisted tackles against UCF was for a loss ... Credited with a quarterback hurry on Tank Jakes' 32-yard interception return for a touchdown in the Tigers' win over Tulane ... Finished with three tackles against the Green Wave ... First career quarterback sacks came in the Tigers' "Battle For the Bones" road win at UAB ... On UAB's first offensive series had a sack for a six-yard loss to force the Blazers to punt and set up Memphis' first scoring drive ... Also credited for a quarterback sack when he forced a fourth-quarter fumble that Memphis recovered at the UAB 18, setting up a touchdown to stretch out a 37-3 Tiger lead ... Finished the game with a career-high equaling four tackles, including a fourth-down stop which forced a possession change.
Played in nine games ... Made one start ... Logged five total tackles, including two solo hits and three assists ... Had one forced fumble ... Saw his first collegiate action in the Tigers' fourth contest of the season vs SMU ... Recorded his first collegiate tackle, a solo stop, vs Rice ... Also had his first collegiate forced fumble vs the Owls ... Logged one solo tackle vs Tulane ... Finished season with one assisted tackle in games vs UCF, Marshall and Southern Miss.
Lettered four seasons as a defensive tackle for Coach Rodney Saulsberry at Whitehaven High School ... Ranked as the No. 5 prospect in the state of Tennessee by Rivals.com ... Also rated as the 38th-best defensive tackle nationally, according to Rivals.com ... Rated a three-star defender by Rivals.com ... Logged 20 tackles, including a season-high five solo stops, vs White Station in 2010 ... Posted sacks against Hamilton, Fairley and Christian Brothers ... Recovered a fumble vs Fairley and also forced a fumble against Central ... Named the 2010 District 16-AAA Defensive Player of the Year ... Named to 2010 Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 6A All-State Team ... Selected as the 2010 MIAA Outstanding Player ... Earned multiple Whitehaven High School defensive awards ... Helped squad to a 12-2 record and an appearance in the state semifinals, where they fell to Smyrna 10-7 ... The Tigers defense limited opponents to just 7.8 points-per-game and logged five shutouts in 2010 ... Participated in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game ... Played in the National Underclassmen Combine All-World Gridiron Classic in Charleston, S.C. ... Earned all-state honors in 2009 ... Posted 36 tackles in 2009 ... Logged a season-high six stops vs Sheffield ... Also credited with three sacks, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries ... Both fumble recoveries came against Germantown ... Earned second place in state for the shot put in middle school in 2006.
Son of Terry and Sonja Redden ... Born Aug. 23, 1993, in Memphis, Tenn. ... Major undeclared.