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2016 Memphis Tigers football
ConferenceAmerican Athletic Conference
DivisionWest Division
2016 record8–5 (5–3 The American)
Head coachMike Norvell (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorChip Long (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorChris Ball (1st season)
Home stadiumLiberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 59,308)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →

Template:2016 American Athletic Conference football standings The 2016 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Tigers were led by first-year head coach Mike Norvell and played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee. The Tigers competed as a member of the West Division of the American Athletic Conference. They finished the season 8–5, 5–3 in American Athletic play to finish in a tie for third place in the West Division. They were invited to the Boca Raton Bowl where they lost to Western Kentucky.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 p.m.Southeast Missouri State*ESPN3W 35–1742,876
September 1711:00 a.m.Kansas*
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
ESPNUW 43–734,448
September 247:00 p.m.Bowling Green*
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
ESPNewsW 77–338,713
October 16:00 p.m.at No. 16 Ole Miss*ESPN2L 28–4865,889
October 67:00 p.m.Temple
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
ESPNW 34–2734,743
October 147:00 p.m.at TulaneESPNUW 24–1421,098
October 222:30 p.m.at No. 24 NavyCBSSNL 28–4235,943
October 297:00 p.m.Tulsadagger
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
ESPNewsL 30–5936,894
November 53:00 p.m.at SMUESPNewsW 51–724,379
November 126:00 p.m.South Florida
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
CBSSNL 42–4937,218
November 187:00 p.m.at CincinnatiCBSSNW 34–725,796
November 2511:00 a.m.No. 18 Houston
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
ABCW 48–4436,527
December 206:00 p.m.vs. Western Kentucky*ESPNL 31–5124,726
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summariesEdit

Southeast Missouri StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Redhawks 0 3 7 7 17
Tigers 22 7 3 3 35



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1–1 1942 SEMO, 6–0

KansasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 0 7 0 0 7
Tigers 13 20 3 7 43



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2015 MEM, 55–23

Bowling GreenEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 3 0 0 0 3
Tigers 35 21 14 7 77



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2015 MEM, 44–41

at Ole MissEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 7 14 7 28
#23 Rebels 14 10 10 14 48



Overall record Last meeting Result
11–48–2 2015 MEM, 37–24

TempleEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 6 7 0 14 27
Tigers 0 3 17 14 34



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2015 TEM, 31–12

at TulaneEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 3 10 3 8 24
Green Wave 0 7 0 7 14



Overall record Last meeting Result
20–11–1 2015 MEM, 41–13

at NavyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 14 0 7 7 28
#24 Midshipmen 14 7 14 7 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2015 NAVY, 45–20

TulsaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Hurricane 14 21 10 14 59
Tigers 7 17 6 0 30



Overall record Last meeting Result
16–10 2015 MEM, 66–42

at SMUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 21 17 13 0 51
Mustangs 7 0 0 0 7



Overall record Last meeting Result
5–3 2015 MEM, 63–0

South FloridaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 14 7 14 14 49
Tigers 3 14 14 11 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
5–3 2015 MEM, 24–17

at CincinnatiEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 13 14 7 0 34
Bearcats 0 0 0 7 7



Overall record Last meeting Result
20–13 2015 MEM, 53–46

HoustonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#18 Cougars 10 7 10 17 44
Tigers 21 13 0 14 48



Overall record Last meeting Result
9–15 2015 HOU, 35–34

vs. Western Kentucky–Boca Raton BowlEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 7 7 7 21
Hilltoppers 14 14 16 7 51



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–2–1 1956 MEM, 42–0

PersonnelEdit

Depth ChartEdit

Defensive Starters


FS
39 Reggis Ball
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WLB ILB ILB SLB
13 Tank Jakes 34 Jackson Dillon {{{LILB_Starter}}} 46 Ryan Coleman
16 Wynton McManis 99 Kendrick Golden {{{LILB_Backup}}} 29 Drek Howard
SS
15 Fritz Etienne
17 Chris Morley
CB
10 Dontrell Nelson
12 Chauncey Lanier


DE NT DE
48 Ernest Suttles 56 Terry Redden 97 Martin Ifedi
91 Ricky Hunter 93 Cortez Crosby 14 Latarius Brady
CB
21 Bobby McCain
23 BJ Ross
Offensive Starters
"X" WR
87 Tevin Jones
83 Baniel Hurd
"Z" WR
7 Keiwone Malone
2 Joe Craig
LT LG C RG RT
77 Taylor Fallin 63 Tyler Uselton 71 Gabe Kuhn 75 Micheal Stannard 54 Al Bond
65 Christopher Roberson 76 Patrick Winfield 70 Micah Simmons 66 Tony Mays 79 Nykiren Wellington
WR
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{{{WR4_Backup}}}
"S" WR
11 Sam Craft
5 Mose Frazier
QB
4 Riley Ferguson
2 David Moore
RB
38 Brandon Hayes
22 Doroland Dorceus
Special Teams
PK 46 Jake Elliot
PK 36 Spencer Smith
P 36 Spencer Smith
P 47 Nick Jacobs
KR 2 Joe Craig
PR 21 Bobby McCain
H 35 Evan Micheal


RosterEdit

2016 Memphis Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Pollard, TonyTony Pollard 10px Fr
QB 2 Moore, DavidDavid Moore Fr
WR 3 Miller, AnthonyAnthony Miller 10px Jr
QB 4 Ferguson, RileyRiley Ferguson Jr
WR 5 Dykes, SeanSean Dykes Fr
RB 6 Taylor, Jr., PatrickPatrick Taylor, Jr. Fr
QB 7 Davis, BradyBrady Davis 10px Fr
RB 8 Henderson, DarrellDarrell Henderson Fr
WR 9 Williams, JohnJohn Williams Fr
WR 10 Coxie, DamonteDamonte Coxie Fr
RB 11 Craft, SamSam Craft Sr
WR 13 Jones, KedarianKedarian Jones 10px Fr
QB 15 Stewart, JasonJason Stewart 10px Sr
WR 18 Proctor, RoderickRoderick Proctor Jr
WR 19 Oglesby, Jae'LonJae'Lon Oglesby So
RB 24 Wallace, TearrisTearris Wallace Fr
WR 25 McClanahan, JaylenJaylen McClanahan Fr
WR 27 Booker, JahodJahod Booker Fr
RB 28 Dorceus, DorolandDoroland Dorceus 10px Jr
WR 37 Duncan, AustinAustin Duncan Fr
RB 38 Wimbish, QuincyQuincy Wimbish Fr
TE 39 Ryan, BrennanBrennan Ryan Fr
TE 42 McCrary, GavinGavin McCrary 10px So
WR 44 Thomas, MalikMalik Thomas 10px So
OL 50 Lafaele, LioLio Lafaele Jr
OL 51 Neville, JaceJace Neville 10px So
OL 53 Woodard, DustinDustin Woodard Fr
OL 54 Kyser, DrewDrew Kyser So
OL 59 Peddy, BrytainBrytain Peddy 10px So
OL 60 Williams, CooperCooper Williams 10px So
OL 63 Young, RyanRyan Young Fr
OL 64 Collins, ZachZach Collins 10px Jr
OL 65 Roberson, ChristopherChristopher Roberson 10px Sr
OL 71 Kuhn, GabeGabe Kuhn 10px Jr
OL 72 Tate, TrevonTrevon Tate 10px So
OL 73 Davis, KeenenKeenen Davis 10px Fr
OL 74 Timmons, JonathanJonathan Timmons Fr
OL 75 Ho Ching II, TauvagaTauvaga Ho Ching II So
OL 77 Gill, HarneetHarneet Gill Jr
OL 78 Thomas, NickNick Thomas 10px So
OL 79 Dill, ScottieScottie Dill 10px Fr
TE 80 Montiel, DanielDaniel Montiel 10px Sr
WR 81 Slade, MechaneMechane Slade 10px Fr
WR 82 Hill, HunterHunter Hill Fr
WR 83 Hurd, DanielDaniel Hurd 10px Sr
TE 84 Young, RobbyRobby Young 10px Jr
TE 85 Oliver, KyleKyle Oliver So
TE 86 Magnifico, JoeyJoey Magnifico 10px Fr
TE 87 Burcham, RossRoss Burcham 10px Fr
WR 88 Bishop, DrewDrew Bishop 10px Sr
WR 89 Mayhue, PhilPhil Mayhue Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 1 Hill, JacobyJacoby Hill Fr
DB 2 Northern, TyeTye Northern 10px So
DB 4 Perry, JoshJosh Perry Fr
DL 5 Brady, LatariusLatarius Brady 10px Sr
LB 6 Avery, GenardGenard Avery Fr
LB 7 Akins, CurtisCurtis Akins 10px So
DB 8 Maulet, ArthurArthur Maulet Sr
DB 9 Collins, JamilJamil Collins 10px Jr
DB 10 Nelson, DontrellDontrell Nelson Sr
DB 12 Lanier, ChaunceyChauncey Lanier 10px Sr
DL 13 Montgomery, DeMarcoDeMarco Montgomery Sr
DB 14 Cook, JonathanJonathan Cook Jr
DL 15 Johnson, ChristianChristian Johnson 10px Jr
LB 16 Augustus, NehemiahNehemiah Augustus Fr
DB 17 Morley, ChrisChris Morley 10px Sr
DB 19 Rupert, ShaunShaun Rupert 10px Jr
DB 21 Prewitt, KamKam Prewitt 10px Fr
DB 22 Lindsey, TyrezTyrez Lindsey Fr
DB 23 Ross, B. J.B. J. Ross Sr
DB 24 Jordan, DeandreDeandre Jordan Sr
DB 25 Hall, AustinAustin Hall 10px Fr
DB 26 Pardner, JahmahlJahmahl Pardner 10px Sr
LB 29 Porter, DarianDarian Porter 10px Jr
LB 30 White, ShareefShareef White Jr
DB 31 Young, AnthonyAnthony Young 10px Jr
DB 32 Francis, JacobiJacobi Francis Fr
DB 33 Sumpter, PhillipPhillip Sumpter 10px Jr
LB 34 Dillon, JacksonJackson Dillon Sr
LB 35 Hart, TimTim Hart Fr
DL 38 Wilson, JonathanJonathan Wilson Fr
DB 39 Slaughter, ChristianChristian Slaughter 10px Jr
DB 40 Pickens, ThomasThomas Pickens Fr
LB 44 Enis, StevenSteven Enis 10px Fr
LB 45 Robinson, NoahNoah Robinson Jr
DB 47 Cochran, ColtonColton Cochran Fr
DL 48 Suttles, ErnestErnest Suttles 10px Jr
LB 49 Prevost, JosephJoseph Prevost 10px Fr
LB 50 Harden, LenardLenard Harden Sr
LB 55 Huff, BryceBryce Huff Fr
LB 57 Ferrari, HaydenHayden Ferrari 10px Fr
DL 58 Pennington, DonaldDonald Pennington 10px Sr
LB 59 Lane, MalcolmMalcolm Lane 10px Fr
LB 61 Sutherland, ZaneZane Sutherland 10px Fr
DL 90 Tate, JohnJohn Tate Fr
DL 91 Raby, NickNick Raby 10px Fr
DL 92 Jones, PeytonPeyton Jones 10px Fr
DL 93 Crosby, CortezCortez Crosby 10px Jr
DL 94 Dillard, FreddieFreddie Dillard Fr
DL 95 Edwards, MichaelMichael Edwards Sr
DL 96 Johnson, KhalilKhalil Johnson 10px Fr
DL 97 Cooper, EmmanuelEmmanuel Cooper So
DL 98 Gentry, JaredJared Gentry So
DL 99 Joy, ChaseChase Joy Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 35 Michael, EvanEvan Michael 10px Jr
P, PK 36 Smith, SpencerSpencer Smith 10px Jr
LS 41 Morgan, TrevorTrevor Morgan Sr
PK 46 Elliott, JakeJake Elliott Sr
P 47 Jacobs, NickNick Jacobs Jr
LS 52 Belles, TimTim Belles 10px Fr
LS 56 Ashe, AndrewAndrew Ashe So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Chis Ball (Defensive Coordinator)
  • Chip Long (Offensive Coordinator / Tight Ends)
  • Darrell Dickey (Assistant Head Coach / Running Backs)
  • David Johnson (Wide Receivers)
  • Dan Lanning (Inside Linebackers / Recruiting Coordinator)
  • Joe Lorig (Special Teams Coordinator / Outside Linebackers)
  • Paul Randolph (Defensive Line)
  • Ray Silverfield (Offensive Line)
  • Marcus Woodson (Defensive Backs)
  • Jeff Kupper (Director, Football Operations)
  • Brennan Ball (Graduate Assistant - Defense)
  • Marcus Bell (Director of High School Relations)
  • Braxton Brady (Director of Player Relations)
  • Kenny Dillingham (Graduate Assistant -- Quarterbacks)
  • Kwahn Drake (Intern - Offense)
  • Nick Gilbert (Graduate Assistant -- Asst. Offensive Line Coach)
  • Matthew Haron (Director of Football Video)
  • Mac Hohorst (Equipment Manager)
  • Spencer Knight (Special Teams/Outside Linebackers Intern)
  • Brian Michalowski (Graduate Assistant, Defense)
  • Sherman Morris (Director of Recruiting Operations)
  • Akoya Nelson (Recruiting Secretary)
  • George Pugh (Director of Player Personnel)
  • Larry Reynolds (Assistant Athletic Trainer)
  • Sherri Schwartz (Assistant to the Head Coach)
  • Darrell Turner (Head Athletic Trainer)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: October 3, 2016

ReferencesEdit

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