The Memphis defense gave up 17 first quarter points to the Cougars, but allowed just 10 points the rest of the way. Brady White lead the Tigers offensive attack by throwing 5 touchdown passes to four different receivers and using his legs for an additional score. Memphis proved to be too much for the decimated Houston roster, winning on the road 45-27.
After hosting a raucous College Gameday on Beale Street Saturday Morning, the (#24) Memphis Tigers won a thriller in the Liberty Bowl, 54-48 over (#15) SMU.
In what we’re referring to as a “double bounce back game” here at The BarnBurner, Memphis responded to last week’s disappointing loss at Temple to pummel the Tulane Green Wave 47-17 at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium on Saturday evening. Gainwell had a historic day, compiling stats the FBS hasn’t seen since 1997.
The Tigers rushed for 312 yards, with two 100-yard rushers and Brady White connected with 3 different receivers for each of his touchdown passes. The Memphis defense held South Alabama to just 3.8 yards per play in a strong performance from Adam Fuller’s unit.
The BarnBurner takes a dive into some players who could stand in the way of Memphis’ first AAC title.
We at The BarnBurner want you to be as in-the-know as possible about the AAC tournament, which is being played in our backyard in Memphis, TN. To do this, we reached out to a variety of sports writers to give you a personalized view of the competition. In this installment, we will cover tournament seeds 5-8.
Memphis started off hot, but couldn’t hold on to a 30-17 halftime lead falling 31-30 to UCF.
Memphis looks to extend a 12-game home winning streak and end an 11-game losing streak to UCF.
Tulane broke an 11-game losing streak to Memphis, winning in the series for the first time since 2000. Tulane gets a potential season-changing win after starting 1-3, while Memphis falls to 0-2 in the AAC after high expectations coming into the season.
Memphis travels to New Orleans to play Tulane with both teams looking for their first conference win.