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Memphis builds on momentum it established last year

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis is showing that it's no one-year wonder. After claiming a share of its first conference title in over four decades last season, Memphis has won its first five games this season. A program that went a combined 12-48 from 2009-13 hasn't lost a game in nearly a full calendar year. Memphis has won 12 straight games overall. The only Football Bowl Subdivision...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Memphis G Kedren Johnson could miss season with injury

The 2015-16 college basketball season is right around the corner and the Memphis Tigers are hoping to have a competitive program this year. Unfortunately, news broke that they could be without one of their guards for the entire season. According to a report from College Football Talk, Kedren Johnson could miss the entire season due to a shoulder injury. Last season with Memphis...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Memphis PG Kedren Johnson might need season-ending surgery

Offseason woes for the Memphis basketball program have spilled over into the preseason.Gary Parrish of CBS Sports reported Thursday morning that Memphis senior guard Kedren Johnson is dealing with a shoulder injury. He can either play through the pain, or he can elect to undergo surgery. If he chooses the latter, his season will be over.The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 6.7 points and...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quantifying Quarterbacks: Memphis’ Paxton Lynch Earning a Spot In Top QB Discussion

The college football season is moving along and quarterbacks all over the country are altering their draft stock with their play, both good and bad. Unfortunately, good quarterback play is harder to come by than we like to admit. Paxton Lynch is not a profound prospect, but he played well against South Florida and showed a handful of traits that will keep him relevant. By: Derrik...
Via Optimum Scouting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Tigers Vs. USF Bulls Betting Odds

Week five of the college football season continues with a Friday night American Athletic Conference showdown in Tampa between Memphis and USF. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the game, BetDSI has released the odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Tigers vs. South Florida Bulls: Betting odds, point spread and tv streaming

The Memphis Tigers will travel to take on the South Florida Bulls on Friday night. Memphis (4-0) will look to remain unbeaten as they take on South Florida (1-2) who is coming off consecutive losses against Florida State and Maryland. ESPN2 will have coverage of the game between these two beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Raymond James Stadium. The Odds: Memphis is a 8.5 point favorite...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis OL arrested on outstanding Texas warrants

Memphis Tigers offensive lineman Trevon Tate was stopped for speeding and subsequently arrested Friday night after it was learned he had outstanding warrants in Texas. Tom Schad and Clay Bailey of The Commercial Appeal reported Tate’s arrest. A redshirt freshman from Houston, Tate’s outstanding warrants were discovered when the officer that pulled him over for driving 89 mph...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Uniform of the Week: Memphis wins second straight game in tiger stripes

The Memphis Tigers showed off their special tiger stripes chrome helmet for a Thursday night nationally televised contest. Perhaps by design, the Tigers wore their special helmets against Cincinnati, home to the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals. This can’t be a coincidence. Geez. Memphis couldnt come up with their own Tiger-stripe pattern? #NoTwoTigersHaveSameStripes
Via The Student Section
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Fat, shirtless Memphis fan steals show with megaphone air guitar

“Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son.” — Dean Wormer, Animal House Fortunately fat, drunk and brilliant is a way to go through life! One shirtless Memphis Tigers fan stole the show on Thursday night during the Tigers’ wacky 53-46 win over Cincinnati that gave the school its first 4-0 start to a season since 1961. We’re not sure what song said fan was...
Via Rumors and Rants
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Memphis RB Sam Craft Lays The Smack Down On Cincinnati Defender

Thursday night's game between Cincinnati and Memphis ended up being an epic shootout for the ages with the two teams accounting for 99 points and over 1000 yards passing before the game was done. Somehow the two teams still managed to accumulate 290 yards rushing as well.Memphis running back Sam Craft had 50 of those yards and one of the games best hits during one of his runs: Read more »
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis wins ugly, but the result is beautiful for the Tigers… and Temple

The Memphis Tigers have given up a combined total of 87 points in their last two games. The Memphis Tigers are 2-0 in their last two games. Coach Justin Fuente’s team, which won the 2014 Miami Beach Bowl by a 55-48 score over BYU, is picking up where it left off last December. This isn’t a perfect team. It’s frankly a half-a-loaf team. Yet, it is now winning consistently....
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bearcats at Memphis Tigers: Betting odds, point spread and tv streaming

Thursday night’s NCAA Football game features a match-up of the Cincinnati Bearcats and Memphis Tigers. The 2-1 Bearcats will be on the road looking to knock off the 3-0 Tigers in this game which will air on ESPN beginning at 7:30 pm ET from the Liberty Bowl Memorial in Memphis, Tennessee. The Odds: Memphis is a 10.5 point favorite in this game against Cincinnati. The over/under...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football’s Week 4 Starts With AAC Game Between Memphis and Cincinnati

The next week of college football will begin by shining its spotlight on the American Athletic Conference, with a matchup between the Cincinnati Bearcats and the Memphis Tigers on Thursday night. Both teams were the select favorites to win the AAC conference before the season, although Cincinnati’s campaign is off to a slower start when compared to Memphis. The Tigers are a perfect...
Via AAC Football Fever
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Memphis ties game with double reverse flea flicker

The Memphis Tigers were trailing the Bowling Green Falcons early in the fourth quarter 41-34. That is when the team decided to get a little tricky to try to tie the game. Quarterback Paxton Lynch found Tevin Jones on a 48-yard bomb after a reverse into a flea flicker opened up the wide open play down the field. The Tigers ended up tying the game after the big play. Memphis and Bowling...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Randall Jr. becomes Memphis' eighth 2015 commitment

With Austin Nichols' announcement that he's transferring, the Memphis Tigers suddenly had an opening in their 2015 class.Sunday afternoon, it was announced that 6-foot-4 guard Craig Randall Jr. has committed to Memphis and will join the program this upcoming season. Randall's father made the announcement on Twitter. Craig Jr. also received interest from programs such as St. John’s...
Via Fox Sports
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Austin Nichols granted conditional release from Memphis

Memphis Tigers forward Austin Nichols has been granted his conditional release from the program and will transfer. Head coach Josh Pastner confirmed the news to ESPN, which was reported on Twitter by Jeff Goodman. Josh Pastner confirms to ESPN that Memphis has given Austin Nichols a conditional release. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 9, 2015 A 6-foot-9, 228 pound rising...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers' Patsner vexed by Nichols' change of heart

On Tuesday, news came out that Memphis Tigers leading scorer Austin Nichols plans to transfer. It was a bit of a surprise - players typically don't decide to transfer in early July. So what gives?It looks as though college basketball might have its own DeAndre Jordan-esque saga. Reports indicated that Nichols' father says his son will transfer. But according to The Sporting News...
Via Fox Sports
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Memphis Tigers F Austin Nichols wants to transfer

University of Memphis junior forward Austin Nichols has told a Memphis-area radio station that he plans to transfer. Nichols, who averaged 13.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game as a sophomore last year before an ankle injury ended his season in February, told 92.9FM ESPN on Tuesday that, “It was in the best interest of my family and I to decide to transfer from the University of...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Memphis Freshman Brandon Montgomery Turns Groundball to Shortstop in to Inside-the-Park Home Run

Typically when you hear about inside-the-park home runs a ball has been hit to the warning track or rolled in to the corner of the outfield or something while the team speedster is tearing it up on the base path. That was not the case during a game between Central Florida and Memphis.Brandon Montgomery is pretty fast, but he got to second more because his buddy was caught in a run...
Via FatManWriting
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mascot Memoirs: the Memphis Tigers

In case you weren’t sure, no, tigers are not indigenous to the great state of Tennessee. They actually hail from Asia, and can be found in your nearest zoo or crazy uncle Joe’s backyard with his other exotic “pets.” So, why exactly did the University of Memphis select this fierce feline for its sporting nickname? What’s a “Tiger?” According to the “Defenders of Wildlife”...
Via AAC Football Fever
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

A Memo To Memphis: Potential Should Trump Josh Pastner’s Current Woes

The mean streets of Twitter had some fun at the expense of Memphis Tigers coach Josh Pastner recently. Terms like “Pastner’d” were used and everyone had a solid giggle. The attempts at humor had a lot to do with a growing thought that the young coach isn’t exactly brilliant drawing up the X-and-Os and the fact that Memphis’ last possession against Tulsa on Saturday night...
Via The Student Section
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Uncle Of Former Memphis Basketball Player Pierre Henderson-Niles Accuses John Calipari Of Having A Pay-For-Play System

Memphis Tigers The uncle of a former Memphis basketball player made some pretty damning allegations against former Memphis head coach John Calipari that, if true, could be disastrous. Stephen Saine is the uncle and former guardian of ex-Memphis forward Pierre Henderson-Niles. A Memphis native, Henderson-Niles ultimately had a forgettable career at Memphis, never averaging more than...
Via College Spun
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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