Memphis held a 21-9 lead early in the 4th quarter, but turnovers, questionable play-calling, and their inability to convert and 3rd down proved too much to overcome in the heartbreaking loss to Navy.
After beating Mercer handily to open the season, the Tigers travel to Annapolis to take on AAC foe Navy to open conference play.
A look back at Memphis’ opener against Mercer and a look ahead to their upcoming road test at Navy.
Brady White threw 5 touchdown passes to 5 different receivers, while Patrick Taylor and Darrell Henderson both scored on the ground.
Memphis returns a ton of experience in the secondary and at the linebacker position. These units are why most are expecting the Tigers defense to be much improved.
With the graduation of Anthony Miller the Tigers will turn to their depth at receiver and talented tight ends to help fill the void.
Memphis Football Preview: Offensive & Defensive Lines
Patrick Taylor, Darrell Henderson, and Tony Pollard lead the way for a loaded RB group. Pollard is also the returning AAC Special Teams Player of the Year.
Brady White has all the tools to lead the explosive Memphis offensive if he can stay healthy.
The hitters from the ATL are locked and loaded at just the right time.