Record setting University of Memphis running back Darrell Henderson announced on Wednesday that he will not play a senior season in blue and grey, choosing instead to enter the NFL draft.
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.
Behind 5 TDs from Brady White and 233 rushing yards from Darrell Henderson, Memphis picked up its 2nd win of the season.
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.
Brady White threw 5 touchdown passes to 5 different receivers, while Patrick Taylor and Darrell Henderson both scored on the ground.
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.