Found December 14, 2011 on
Memphis Commercial Appeal:
After serving on the University of Memphis football staff the past two seasons, Galen Scott figured his brief run, first as the team's linebackers coach and later as co-defensive coordinator, had ended.
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This is not the smartest move that a PA announcer could make on his home turf. To refresh memories. John Calipari has not coached as the Memphis boss of the court for over two years. When a coach leaves your school to accept a large sum of money, it is probably not best to remind everyone. Too soon?
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On Sunday night the Memphis Tigers played host to undefeated Murray State. The story from this game was not the final score, which Murray State won; it was all about what the Public Address announcer said before the game.
During the pre game when the announcer was announcing the starting line ups he introduced John Calipari as the Tigers head coach. Problem is John Calipari...
In one of the more amusing videos from the weekend, the Memphis Tigers public address announcer Chuck Roberts accidentally introduced head coach Josh Pastner as John Calipari.
Whoops, here is the blunder as it happened:
(Courtesy of The Big Lead)
After losing 76-72 to Murray State on Sunday night, Memphis head coach Josh Pastner advised two of his key players, freshman swingman Adonis Thomas and sophomore guard Chris Crawford to ignore Twitter.
The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports, “Pastner said part of his conversation with the players dealt with focus and ignoring their Twitter accounts, which both players shut down...
James Shibest, a former University of Arkansas receiver and an assistant to Houston Nutt for 12 seasons at Arkansas and Ole Miss, is latest addition to the University of Memphis football staff. Shibest, 47, will coach special teams and tight ends.
"I'm very excited. I'm happy that the time has come," said the 6-8, 224-pound Ferrakohn Hall, who's eligible to play for the Tigers for the first time Saturday.
Tigers coach orders guard Chris Crawford, swingman Adonis Thomas to shutdown their Twitter accounts