Tigers Back At Home For Next Two Weeks
Sept. 15, 2011
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -
The Tigers will be back at home in Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium for the next two straight weeks. The squad welcomes Austin Peay State this Saturday at 6 p.m., and will open C-USA action next week against SMU at 11 a.m.
Members of the Pouncer’s Pals children’s group will be able to participate in the pre-game March Around with the spirit squads this Saturday. Children should arrive at the top of the North Tunnel no later than 5:30 p.m. To RSVP or join Pouncer's Pals, visit the ticket page at gotigersgo.com, or call 901-678-4324.
For more information regarding fan information for this game, please go to: http://www.gotigersgo.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/091311aaa.html
For the GAME DAY CENTRAL page, click on this link: http://www.gotigersgo.com/gameday/
Saturday’s game is the seventh overall meeting between the two schools on the gridiron, but the first since the 1957 campaign. The Tigers won that 1957 encounter, a 41-0 victory in Memphis. Memphis leads the all-time series 6-0, and the average margin of victory in those six wins was 32.6 points. Of the six previous encounters, five were held in the Bluff City (1937, 1940, 1947, 1956, 1957). The lone game played in Clarksville was in the 1941 season.
Liberty Bowl First Timers
Memphis Versus The Ohio Valley Conference
The Tigers have an all-time record of 35-19-9 against members of the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC). Memphis has played Austin Peay (6-0), Jacksonville State (2-0), Murray State (10-9-3), Southeast Missouri State (2-1-2), Tennessee Tech (10-7-4) and Tennessee Martin (5-2). The Tigers have never played Eastern Illinois, Eastern Kentucky and Tennessee State. The last time Memphis played an OVC foe was the 2009 season when it hosted Tennessee Martin at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The Tigers defeated the Skyhawks 41-14.
Memphis Versus Current FCS Foes
Please see the video interview below as receiver Tannar Rehrer talks about the upcoming game against APSU.
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