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 Southern Jaguars marched down the field on the game’s first possession to open a 7-0 lead over the Tigers, and trailed by just 10
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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.
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.
Memphis Tigers @ University of Central Florida Knights When: Saturday, September 30 @ 6 PM CT Where: Spectrum Stadium in Orlando, Florida TV: ESPN2 Spread: UCF
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Tigers Defense Steps Up When Needed Most