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Darrell Henderson rushed for 147 yards, including two long touchdowns, and Riley Ferguson threw for 320 yards and two scores as No. 18 Memphis claimed the American Athletic Conference West Division championship with a 66-45 victory over SMU on Saturday.
Mike Corey ESPN Commentator
It was great to join the Memphis players as we visited the kids at LeBonheur Children's Hospital today! The Tigers get set to host SMU tomorrow and with a victory will win the West Division of the American. Kickoff 12pm ET on ESPNews
FPI: Tigers heavy favorites vs. Mustangs
Memphis has won the last three meetings between these schools by a combined score of 162-17, including a 51-7 blowout victory last season and a 63-0 shutout in 2015. SMU's last win in the series came in 2013.
The Tigers made waves in the college football world when they upset then-No. 25 UCLA 48-45 in Week 2.
The U is back in the national title conversation, as Miami moved up to No. 3 in the CFP rankings, checking in ahead of No. 4 Oklahoma but behind Alabama and Clemson.
Memphis follows an off week with the first of two remaining home games, an early kickoff against SMU next Saturday.
The top five teams remained the same in this week's CFP rankings, but Ohio State and Penn State took big spills following losses this past Saturday.
Riley Ferguson completed 27 of 39 passes for 298 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 22 Memphis beat Tulsa 41-14 on Friday night.