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2018 Schedule
10-3, 1st in American Athletic - West
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Iowa State dispatches Memphis in Liberty Bowl (0:37)
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Iowa State edges No. 19 Memphis 21-20 in Liberty Bowl

Allen Lazard tied a Liberty Bowl record with 10 catches and put Iowa State ahead with a remarkable 5-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter Saturday, and the Cyclones beat No. 19 Memphis 21-20 on the Tigers' home field.

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Campbell proud to send out seniors with a win (0:56)
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Lazard sets Liberty Bowl record with 10 receptions (1:12)
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Lanning after Cyclones' Liberty Bowl victory (1:35)
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Lazard works tip drill to perfection for Iowa State TD (0:56)
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Campbell impressed with his defense in first half (0:45)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas A&M is hiring Memphis' Darrell Dickey as offensive coordinator. Dickey, 58, spent this past season as Memphis' OC -- his second stint in the position -- and also held the coordinator title at Texas State, New Mexico, Utah State and SMU. He went 42-64 in nine seasons as North Texas' head coach and returns to the SEC for the first time since 1993, when he coached LSU's tight ends.

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Norvell inks contract extension with Memphis

Mike Norvell, who had been a candidate for Arkansas' coaching vacancy and had been discussed for openings at both Florida and Ole Miss, has signed a contract extension to stay at Memphis.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

I just spoke with Memphis AD Tom Bowen, who is understandably thrilled about the new contract extension signed today with coach Mike Norvell, who is 18-7 in two seasons. The details haven't been released yet, but Memphis has been working on the agreement since September, anticipating that several SEC schools would pursue Norvell.

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UCF clinches perfect season in wild 2OT win (2:43)

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

A fun first half in Orlando as Memphis leads 31-24. The teams have combined for 865 yards (UCF has a 443-422 edge). The Knights have committed three turnovers, though, after winning the turnover edge 4-1 in the teams' first meeting (a 40-13 UCF victory)

Bill Palladino ESPN 

Todd McShay breaks down Memphis QB Riley Ferguson ahead of the AAC Championship game. 20 Memphis vs 14 UCF for a spot in the NY6 at noon ET, Saturday on ABC.

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Auburn, Wisconsin debut in CFP; Clemson first

Defending champion Clemson is back at No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings ahead of Oklahoma at No. 3 and CFP newcomers Auburn (No. 2) and Wisconsin (No. 4).

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College football bowl projections: Memphis

One of our experts expects the Tigers to stay home and face off against a Big 12 opponent, while the other sees Memphis traveling to Texas for a matchup with a Conference USA foe.

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Memphis showcases offense in rout of ECU

Memphis racked up 70 points in Saturday's win over East Carolina, tied for the second most in a single game in school history. The Tigers have scored at least 70 points in a game three times in two seasons under Mike Norvell after doing so once in program history before his arrival.

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Memphis cruises to 49-0 halftime lead in rout (0:49)
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No. 17 Memphis dominates East Carolina with 70-13 victory

Riley Ferguson threw for three touchdowns and Darrell Henderson scored twice and rushed for 122 yards as No. 17 Memphis dominated East Carolina 70-13 on Saturday in a tuneup for the American Athletic Conference championship game.

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Taylor dashes 60 yards for Memphis TD (0:19)
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Pollard races 100 yards for Memphis TD (0:44)