After a lackluster start saw Memphis fall behind 7-0, the Tigers dominated the Bulls from the middle of the first quarter on. Memphis outgained USF 560 total yards to just 170 for the school from Tampa. Memphis picked up 31 first downs compared to just 5 for Charlie Strong’s squad.
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.
Oregon and Memphis will square off for each team’s first challenge of the 2019-20 season as part of the Phil Knight Invitational. Though taking place at a “neutral” site, Memphis should view this game as a substantial road test.
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.
Check out the full video highlights from the Memphis side in Saturday’s 30-28 loss to Temple in Philadelphia. [Top Image: Chris Szagola/AP]
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One of the top high school basketball prospects releases dates of his first round of official visits.
The NBA playoffs may be winding down, but do not fear. Basketball is never over! This summer, hoops fans can get their fix by tuning in to The Basketball Tournament (TBT). In this year’s version of The Basketball Tournament, Memphis will again be represented, this time by team Bluff City.
As we enter the Spring open evaluation weekend, check out what former and maybe future Tigers are up to.
On Monday afternoon, Evan Daniels of 247Sports reported that Achiuwa would be making an official visit to Memphis.