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MEMPHIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Memphis RB Sam Craft Will Have Career Game vs. SMU

Memphis running back Sam Craft is destined to have a career game against the ailing Southern Methodist Mustangs this coming Saturday. There’s no question about it. Photo used courtesy of gettyimages.com. As a completely defeated team in 2014, the Mustangs obviously have a laundry list of weaknesses. I would like to say that an 0-6 team like SMU has something to look forward to...
Via AAC Football Fever
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Two Memphis players to miss practice time for health reasons

It isn’t uncommon for players to pick up some bumps and bruises during preseason practices, with the hope being that any medical issues that may arise don’t turn out to be serious. Count Memphis among the teams who are currently dealing with this, as it was reported Wednesday that two players are expected to miss about a week of practice as they recover from injuries. According...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Memphis Tigers Need to Dominate SMU On Saturday

The Memphis Tigers have survived the most difficult part of their schedule by managing to go 3-3. The game against SMU this Saturday marks the beginning of not only the second half of the season, but also the far less challenging portion of their season. Photo used courtesy of tenntruth.com. Coming off a disappointing 28-24 home loss against the Houston Cougars and having two weeks...
Via AAC Football Fever
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Virginia and Memphis add top 100 junior guards

On a busy Monday of high-major college basketball programs accepting verbal commitments, the Virginia Cavaliers and Memphis Tigers each accepted their second pledge in the 2016 recruiting cycle, taking an eye towards the future with current high school juniors. Both Kyle Guy and Randall Broddie made their way to Virginia and Memphis midnight madness events over the weekend, ...
Via Hoopniks
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Predictions for the Final 6 Games of Memphis’ Season

The Memphis Tigers are set to square off with the SMU Mustangs to kick off the second half to their season. Here are three predictions for the final six regular season games of Memphis’ 2014 season. Photo used courtesy of usatoday.com. 1. Jarvis Cooper Will Lead the Tigers in Rushing According to various recruiting services, coming out of high school, Jarvis Cooper was either a...
Via AAC Football Fever
5 days ago  |  Discuss

RB Sam Craft Needs to Step Up for Memphis During Second Half of Season

Earning a 3-3 record thus far this season, the Memphis Tigers have truly been on an interesting ride; a win one week only to be followed by a loss the next. Photo used courtesy of bigstory.ap.org. Not to mention the monumental loss in having to sideline sophomore running back Doroland Dorceus during their 24-3 loss against Ole Miss in late September. While head coach Justin Fuente...
Via AAC Football Fever
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis Tigers’ Midseason Report Card

There may not be a team that feels better about their 3-3 record than the Memphis Tigers. Then again, almost by definition, a 3-3 record means your season has had its fair share of ups and downs. For the most part, though, Memphis’ season has been as good or better than expected. Looking at their schedule in the preseason, fans would have taken a 3-3 start and been incredibly satisfied...
Via AAC Football Fever
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 34 – K.J. Lawson

34. Keelon “K.J.” LAWSON Height: 6’-6” Weight: 196 Position: SF Wingspan: 7’-0” High School (State): Hamilton (TN) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Penny (Nike) Commitment: Memphis Tigers Breakdown: Memphis fans will be hearing the name Lawson quite a bit over the course of upcoming years, as Keelon “K.J.” Lawson and his younger brother Dedric Lawson are incoming ...
Via Hoopniks
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Memphis running back Doroland Dorceus out for rest of season

  Memphis must play the rest of the season without injured running back Doroland Dorceus. Tigers coach Justin Fuente announced Monday that Dorceus would miss the rest of the year, but did not say what say what injury had sidelined the sophomore running back. Dorceus got hurt Saturday during a 24-3 loss to No. 11 Mississippi, which was ranked 10th at the time of the game. Dorceus...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Rebels vs. Memphis Tigers: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Ole Miss Rebels will welcome in the Memphis Tigers for what they hope will be their fourth straight win to start the season. No. 10 Ole Miss (3-0) will look to take out Memphis (2-1) in this game from Vaught-Hemingway Staedium in Oxford, MS. Coverage of this game will air on GamePlan beginning at 7:30 pm ET. The Odds: Mississippi is a 21 point favorite against Memphis...
Via Tireball.com
September 26, 2014  |  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

Memphis suspends Dominic Woodson for using cuss words

Memphis Tigers freshman Dominic Woodson cut loose some cuss words during Wednesday's win over Central Florida and it's going to cost him some playing time.The forward has been suspended indefinitely after head coach Josh Pastner, who does not curse, sent Woodson packing during the second half of the game, apparently because Woodson was using inappropriate language.“I did...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Tigers unveil new uniforms with chrome helmet

Plenty of teams have been unveiling their jerseys in preparation for the upcoming football season, and the Memphis Tigers are the latest to do so.  The jerseys themselves are nothing spectacular, but I love the tiger stripes on the pants and the helmets are fantastic.  The chrome helmet with the tiger striping down the center and in the logo is absolutely outstanding.  The blue...
Via Diehardsport
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Memphis Tigers Release Multiple New Football Uniforms, Awesome Chrome Helmets

The Memphis Tigers aren’t exactly known for their football prowess — the university has long been known as a basketball school. However, the football team will be making some headlines with the new uniforms that they released tonight. It appears the Tigers have three new uniform combinations — here are some photos tweeted out by the Memphis staff: New Tiger uniforms pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis Football: Where the punter ends up on the media guide cover

It’s no secret that the last few years have been lean times for the Memphis Tigers football program. That tends to happen when a school is coming off a 4-8 season, which just so happens to mark their best record in five years. Overall, the Tigers are 9-39 since the beginning of 2009, and have just one bowl win since December of 2003. That’s definitely not good, but definitely...
Via Crystal Ball Run
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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