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2016 Schedule
5-1, 2nd in American Athletic - West
ESPN Stats & Info

Memphis has slight edge over No. 24 Navy

ESPN's FPI projects No. 24 Navy to have its hands full at home against Memphis. The Tigers can take first place in the AAC West standings with a win on the road.

Memphis-Navy has big implications

Memphis and No. 24 Navy are both unbeaten in AAC play, But No. 11 Houston will be rooting for the Tigers. For the Cougars to have a chance at winning the West division, they'll need the Midshipmen to lose twice. GameDay Kickoff

Steele: Don't bet against Navy

The No. 24 Midshipmen are the home underdog against Memphis? That's a red flag to Phil Steele, who likes Navy for many reasons this Saturday. Best Bets (Insider)

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3dChris Low

Which 2016 transfers have made the biggest impact?

It has been a good year for fresh starts and second chances -- just ask Cal QB Davis Webb and the other 2016 transfers who've had major impacts on their new programs.

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Vote Norvell for top coach on the rise

Memphis coach Mike Norvell has been nominated for top coach on the rise in our midseason awards. Tigers fans, let your voices be heard Vote now!

A whole weekend of Bad Beats from college football (5:41)
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6dAdam Rittenberg

Coaching winners and losers from Week 7

Georgia chose to hire an unproven head coach, former Alabama assistant Kirby Smart, and Saturday's home loss to Vanderbilt raises questions about whether it was the right move.

Breaking down the keys to Memphis' 24-14 win over Tulane (1:40)

Memphis screen turns into long TD play

Darrell Henderson takes a simple screen pass from Riley Ferguson and turns it into a 46-yard score as Memphis leads Tulane 13-7 at halftime.

Memphis takes screen pass 46 yards to the house (0:42)

Watch: Memphis at Tulane

Memphis looks to improve to 2-0 in AAC play with a win in New Orleans. ESPN's FPI gives the Tigers an 81.1 percent chance to win on the road. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

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8dJeremy Crabtree

Ranking the first-year coaches' recruiting efforts

Nowhere is recruiting success more important than when a coach takes over a program for the first year. Some new coaches, like Georgia's Kirby Smart, are doing better than others.

Can Tulane upset Memphis?

Don't look now, but Willie Fritz has the Green Wave playing some pretty good football, writes Chris Fallica. Memphis ranks above Tulane in defensive efficiency, but not by much. Memphis should win this, but don't be surprised if Tulane keeps it close. Week 7 bets (Insider)

Memphis holds off Temple (0:50)

Memphis defense stops Temple's last gasp

Tigers defensive back Chauncey Lanier intercepts a Phillip Walker pass with 18 seconds left to secure a 34-27 win over the Owls. Memphis improves to 4-1 with the victory while Temple falls to 3-3.

Memphis comes alive in second half to top Temple (1:44)
Memphis head coach Mike Norvell proud of his team (1:04)

Thomas' second TD draws Temple closer

Jahad Thomas scores on a 9-yard screen pass from Phillip Walker. Memphis leads 34-27 with 3:49 to play in the fourth quarter.


Memphis TD return 20 years in the making

Redshirt freshman Tony Pollard returns a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown, Memphis' first kickoff-return score since November 1996. The Tigers lead Temple 34-20 with 6:35 left in the fourth quarter.


Walker connects for 61-yard TD

Temple QB Phillip Walker avoids the rush, steps up in the pocket and finds Jahad Thomas for a 61-yard TD pass with 6:47 left in the fourth quarter.


Memphis takes control in fourth quarter

Darrell Henderson bursts through the Temple defense for a 28-yard touchdown run to give Memphis a 27-13 lead with 8:14 to play in the game.


Memphis takes lead on pick-six

Linebacker Genard Avery intercepts a deflected pass and returns it 21 yards for a touchdown as Memphis takes a 20-13 lead over Temple into the fourth quarter. It was the second Memphis touchdown in 51 seconds.


Dorceus breaks off 71-yard TD run

Doroland Dorceus makes a cut in the hole and runs by the defense for a game-tying 71-yard touchdown run as Memphis pulls even with Temple at 13-13 late in the third quarter.

Team Stats

Passing Yards274.032nd
Rushing Yards164.376th
Points For40.2Tied-15th
Points Against19.323rd