The craziest play of college football’s Week 3 slate came during the Memphis vs. Mississippi State game on Saturday afternoon. Memphis beat Mississippi State, 31-29, on Saturday. The Tigers won, in part, due to one of the craziest punt returns in recent college football history. The Bulldogs appeared to down...
MEMPHIS – Mississippi State (2-1) picked up its first loss of the season on Saturday, falling to Memphis (3-0) on the road, 31-29. Here are three takeaways from the game:. Jo’quavious Marks’ fumble on Mississippi State’s opening drive was returned for a touchdown, but MSU’s offense regained command of the game.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WTOK) - Mississippi State was ready to be put to the test in week three of college football. Both the Bulldogs and the Tigers went into this game undefeated. Memphis would get the ball moving first on a 49 yard fumble return by Sanchez Blake Jr. But State...
Calvin Austin III scored three second-half touchdowns Saturday and Memphis withstood a 419-yard passing outburst from Mississippi State quarterback Will
The key touchdown in Memphis's two-point victory over Mississippi State on Saturday might not have been the tremendous heads-up play that it was hailed in the moment, but rather a complete officiating failure. Two rules foulups occurred on Calvin Austin III's stealth 94-yard punt return that gave Memphis an 11-point...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- — Calvin Austin scored three second-half touchdowns including a questionable 94-yard punt return in the fourth quarter as Memphis rallied for a 31-29 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday. The victory and Austin’s punt return were part of a wild final six minutes that included onside kicks,...
Memphis improves to 3-0 with a 31-29 victory over Mississippi State following a massive second half comeback by the Tigers. Ryan Silverfield's team overcame a 10-point deficit and made several key stops on defense. Memphis couldn’t get much going offensively in the first half, and they went to the locker...
In a word, Mississippi State’s offense is lacking the consistency to really take Mike Leach’s Air Raid to the next level. The Bulldogs racked up 468 yards of offense on Memphis Saturday and outgained the Tigers on their home field by 222 yards. MSU ran 30 more plays and quarterback Will Rogers set an MSU record in completions and attempts going 50-67 with the eighth-most yards in school history at 419.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis scored on a fumble return to take an early lead in the first quarter and then twice in the fourth quarter, the second of which was on an unusual 94-yard punt return, to secure a 31-29 win over Mississippi State Saturday at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. The Bulldogs fell to 2-1 on the season.
It could be a great weekend for Hail State as the Mississippi State Bulldogs (2-0) take on the Memphis Tigers (2-0) at the Liberty Bowl. MSST is favored by only 3.5 points in a game that will hopefully go down to the wire. Tune in for today’s Mississippi St. and...
A heads-up play by Calvin Austin III and a 51-yard field goal by Joe Doyle, plus some solid defense gave Memphis a statement win. Frank Bonner originally is from Indiana but comes to Memphis by way of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He spent the past two years writing for the Tulsa World covering Oklahoma State University athletics. He credits his early writing experience to his days as a high school sports reporter for the Republic Newspaper in Columbus, Indiana, and various internships, including at the NCAA and USA Basketball. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University and his Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from IUPUI in Indianapolis.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mississippi State surrendered three second-half touchdowns to Memphis redshirt senior wide receiver Calvin Austin III, including a questionable 94-yard punt return, ultimately falling 31-29 to the Tigers Saturday evening at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis bounced right back after its first loss of the season; the Tigers opened up American Athletic Conference play tonight and came away with a 4-0 win over the Owls of Temple University. Following tonight's win, Memphis moves to 7-1-1 overall and 1-0-0 in AAC play. KEY...
When the Mississippi State Bulldogs come to town on Saturday, it will be one of the most anticipated games in recent Memphis Tiger Football history. The matchup will see two undefeated teams go head to head in what is sure to be a fight to the finish. Memphis Head Coach...
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WTOK) - The one play everyone has been talking about comes from Calvin Austin III’s 94 yard punt return to the house. Hearing the play you might think, “Well what went wrong?”. There were a few things. Check the play out to see for yourself. After the game...