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2019 Memphis Tigers football
ConferenceAmerican Athletic Conference
DivisionWest Division
2019 record0–0 (0–0 American)
Head coachMike Norvell (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorKevin Johns (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorAdam Fuller (1st season)
Home stadiumLiberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 59,308)
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →

Template:2019 American Athletic Conference football standings The 2019 Memphis Tigers football team represents the University of Memphis in the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Tigers play their home games at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee and compete in the West Division of the American Athletic Conference. They are led by fourth-year head coach Mike Norvell.

Previous seasonEdit

The Tigers finished the 2018 season 8–6, 5–3 in AAC play to be co–champions of the West Division. They represented the West Division in The American Championship Game where they lost to East Division champions UCF. They were invited to the Birmingham Bowl where they lost to Wake Forest.

PreseasonEdit

Award watch listsEdit

Listed in the order that they were released

Award Player Position Year
Maxwell Award[1] Patrick Taylor RB SR
Bednarik Award[2] Bryce Huff DE SR
Doak Walker Award[3] Patrick Taylor RB SR
Fred Biletnikoff Award[4] Damonte Coxie WR RS JR
John Mackey Award[5] Joey Magnifico TE RS SR
Rimington Trophy[6] Dustin Woodward C SR
Jim Thorpe Award[7] T.J. Carter CB JR
Outland Trophy[8] Dustin Woodward C SR
Bronko Nagurski Trophy[9] Bryce Huff DE SR
Lou Groza Award[10] Riley Patterson PK JR
Wuerffel Trophy[11] Brady White QB RS JR
Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award[12] Brady White QB RS JR
Manning Award[13] Brady White QB RS JR

AAC media pollEdit

The AAC media poll was released on July 16, 2019, with the Tigers predicted as repeat to win the AAC West Division [14]and finish in third place of AAC championship.

West
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Memphis 165 (15)
2 Houston 162 (14)
3 Tulane 108
4 SMU 87 (1)
5 Navy 70
6 Tulsa 38

Media poll (AAC Championship)
Predicted
finish
Team Votes
1 UCF 12
2 Cincinnati 8
3 Memphis 6
4 Houston 4

PersonnelEdit

Depth ChartEdit

Defensive Starters


FS
La'Andre Thomas
Carlito Gonzalez


WLB MLB SLB
Tim Hart {{{LOLB_Starter}}}
Josh Perry {{{LOLB_Backup}}}
SS
Tyrez Lindsey
Sanchez Blake Jr.
CB
T.J. Carter
John Broussard


DE DT DT DE
Bryce Huff Joseph Dorecus O'Bryan Goodson Jonathan Wilson
Wardalis Ducksworth Cade Mashburn John Tate Everitt Cunningham
CB
Chris Claybrooks
Jacobi Francis
Offensive Starters
"X" WR
John Williams
Rodrigues Clark
"Z" WR
Antonio Gibson
Calvin Austin III
LT LG C RG RT
Obinna Eze Dylan Parham Dustin Woodward Manuel Orona-Lopez Scottie Dill
Titus Jones Issac Ellis Evan Fields Peyton Jones
"Y" TE
Joey Magnifico
Sean Dykes
Tyce Daniel
"S" WR
Damonte Coxie
Kedarian Jones
QB
Brady White
Connor Adair
RB
Patrick Taylor Jr.
Kenny Gainwell
Special Teams
PK Riley Patterson
P Adam Williams
KR Kenny Gainwell
PR John Williams
T.J. Carter
H Preston Brady


RosterEdit

2019 Memphis Tigers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Samuel, TraveonTraveon Samuel Sr
QB 3 White, BradyBrady White 10px Jr
WR 5 Dykes, SeanSean Dykes Sr
RB 6 Taylor, Jr., PatrickPatrick Taylor, Jr. Sr
QB 7 Quinn, MarkevionMarkevion Quinn 10px So
QB 8 Adair, ConnorConnor Adair 10px So
WR 9 Williams, PopPop Williams Sr
WR 10 Coxie, DamonteDamonte Coxie 10px Jr
QB 11 Layman, SheldonSheldon Layman Fr
WR 13 Jones, KedarianKedarian Jones 10px Sr
WR 14 Gibson, AntonioAntonio Gibson Sr
TE 15 Martin, DrewDrew Martin Fr
QB 16 Forest, SkySky Forest Fr
RB 17 Watkins, KylanKylan Watkins 10px So
WR 18 Washington, TahjTahj Washington Fr
RB 19 Gainwell, KennethKenneth Gainwell So
RB 21 Taylor, TimothyTimothy Taylor 10px So
RB 24 Fleming, CameronCameron Fleming 10px Fr
RB 25 Clark, RodriguesRodrigues Clark Fr
RB 26 Weaver, MarquaviusMarquavius Weaver 10px Sr
WR 38 Monk, JordanJordan Monk Fr
RB 43 Nolan–Dillard, MarioMario Nolan–Dillard So
TE 45 Wilson, KameronKameron Wilson 10px Fr
WR 48 Ingram, DylanDylan Ingram Fr
TE 50 Edwards, JaredJared Edwards 10px Fr
OL 52 Jones, PeytonPeyton Jones 10px Sr
OL 53 Woodard, DustinDustin Woodard Sr
OL 56 Parham, DylanDylan Parham 10px So
OL 57 Brannon, NigelNigel Brannon 10px So
OL 61 Northcutt, JoshJosh Northcutt 10px Fr
OL 65 Stopkotte, JakeJake Stopkotte Fr
OL 67 Orona–Lopez, ManuelManuel Orona–Lopez 10px Jr
OL 68 Bradley, NathanNathan Bradley Fr
OL 70 Likes, JacobJacob Likes Fr
OL 71 Fields, EvanEvan Fields 10px Fr
OL 73 Jones, TitusTitus Jones 10px Fr
OL 74 Ellis, IssacIssac Ellis 10px Fr
OL 75 Dale, MattMatt Dale Jr
OL 76 Bishop, BlaineBlaine Bishop 10px Fr
OL 77 Eze, ObinnaObinna Eze 10px So
OL 78 Metzinger, NickNick Metzinger Fr
OL 79 Dill, ScottieScottie Dill 10px Sr
WR 80 Fairman, Coye'Coye' Fairman 10px So
WR 81 Ivory, JavonJavon Ivory Fr
WR 82 Baker, CameronCameron Baker Fr
TE 83 Hassell, JohnJohn Hassell 10px So
WR 84 Austin II, CalvinCalvin Austin II 10px So
TE 86 Magnifico, JoeyJoey Magnifico 10px Sr
WR 87 Tate Jr., JeremyJeremy Tate Jr. 10px Fr
TE 88 Daniel, TyceTyce Daniel 10px So
WR 89 Moore, TylerTyler Moore 10px So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 1 Goodson, O'BryanO'Bryan Goodson Fr
DB 2 Carter, T.J.T.J. Carter Jr
LB 3 Brown Jr., KeithKeith Brown Jr. 10px Jr
DB 4 Perry, JoshJosh Perry 10px Jr
DE 5 Cunningham, EverittEveritt Cunningham Jr
DL 6 Oladele, KayodeKayode Oladele 10px Fr
DB 7 Claybrooks, ChrisChris Claybrooks 10px Jr
LB 8 Cullens, ZayZay Cullens 10px So
DB 9 Broussard Jr., JohnJohn Broussard Jr. Jr
DB 11 Bryant, JoeyJoey Bryant Sr
DB 12 Thomas, La'AndreLa'Andre Thomas 10px So
DL 13 Clemons, JalilJalil Clemons Fr
DB 15 Johnson, QuindellQuindell Johnson 10px Fr
LB 16 Augustus, NehemiahNehemiah Augustus 10px Jr
DB 18 Rogers, GabrielGabriel Rogers Jr
DB 22 Lindsey, TyrezTyrez Lindsey 10px Jr
DB 23 Russell, J. J.J. J. Russell Jr
DB 25 Hall, AustinAustin Hall 10px Sr
LB 26 Mashburn, CadeCade Mashburn 10px So
DB 27 Stallings, MaliekMaliek Stallings Fr
DB 28 Hurst, TroyTroy Hurst 10px Fr
DB 29 Gonzalez, CarlitoCarlito Gonzalez 10px Jr
DB 30 Owens, RodneyRodney Owens 10px So
DB 31 Jones, AustinAustin Jones Fr
DB 32 Francis, JacobiJacobi Francis 10px Jr
LB 34 Garvey, TylerTyler Garvey 10px So
LB 35 Hart, TimTim Hart 10px Jr
DB 36 Jordan, LadariusLadarius Jordan 10px Sr
DE 37 Allen, JaylonJaylon Allen 10px Fr
DL 38 Wilson, JonathanJonathan Wilson Sr
DB 39 Nash III, HaroldHarold Nash III Fr
DB 40 Pickens, ThomasThomas Pickens 10px Jr
DB 41 Blake Jr., SanchezSanchez Blake Jr. 10px So
LB 43 Sims, Ja'LenJa'Len Sims Fr
DB 44 Johnson, KendellKendell Johnson 10px Fr
DB 45 Fracchia, RaymondRaymond Fracchia Fr
DE 46 Mashburn, ColeCole Mashburn Fr
DB 47 Cochran, ColtonColton Cochran 10px Jr
DE 50 Honeysucker, JoesphJoesph Honeysucker Fr
LB 52 Rhodes, MatthewMatthew Rhodes Fr
LB 53 Love, NyleNyle Love 10px Fr
DL 54 Smith, J'LenJ'Len Smith 10px So
DE 55 Huff, BryceBryce Huff Sr
DE 56 Love, CortezCortez Love 10px Fr
LB 57 Lawton, AndrewAndrew Lawton Fr
LB 58 Gusmus, WillWill Gusmus Fr
DL 59 Stump, ChandlerChandler Stump 10px Jr
DL 90 Tate, JohnJohn Tate 10px Jr
DE 92 Maclin, JeremiahJeremiah Maclin Jr
DL 93 Hawkins, DesmondDesmond Hawkins 10px Sr
DL 94 Dorceus, JoesphJoesph Dorceus 10px Jr
DL 95 Brigham, KeithKeith Brigham Sr
DL 97 Ducksworth, WardalisWardalis Ducksworth So
DL 99 Brown, BraylonBraylon Brown 10px So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
PK 36 Patterson, RileyRiley Patterson Jr
LS 42 Brady, PrestonPreston Brady Jr
P 48 Williams, AdamAdam Williams 10px So
LS 49 Neal, TreysenTreysen Neal So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Adam Fuller (Defensive Coordinator)
  • Kevin Johns (Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks)
  • Pete Lembo (Assistant Head Coach / Special Teams Coordinator)
  • John Simon (Recruiting Coordinator / Passing Game Coordinator / Assistant Coach / Wide Receivers)
  • Anthony Jones (Assistant Coach / Running Backs)
  • Tony Tokarz (Assistant Coach / Tight Ends)
  • Kevin Clune (Assistant Coach / Linebackers)
  • Tim Edwards (Assistant Coach / Defensive Line)
  • Ryan Silverfield (Deputy Head Coach / Run Game Coordinator / Offensive Line)
  • T.J. Rushing (Assistant Coach / Defensive Backs / Pass Game Coordinator)
  • Jeff Kupper (Director, Football Operations)
  • Dan Allen (Graduate Assistant - Defensive Line)
  • Carlos Locklyn (Director of High School Relations)
  • Steven Mizell (Director of Player Relations)
  • Braxton Brady (Team Chaplain)
  • Cortez Carter (Graduate Assistant, Defensive Back)
  • Alan Cross (Graduate Assistant, Offensive Line)
  • Joel Elliot (Graduate Assistant, Defense)
  • Cory Zink (Director of Football Video)
  • Marc Hohorst (Equipment Manager)
  • David Draper (Athletic Equipment Assistant)
  • Marcus Bell (Director of Community & Tiger Alumni Relations)
  • Sherman Morris (Director of Recruiting Operations)
  • Akoya Nelson (Assistant to the Director of Recruiting)
  • Justin Crouse (Director of Player Personnel)
  • Josh Storms (Strength and Conditioning Coach)
  • Larry Reynolds (Senior Assistant Athletic Trainer)
  • Sherri Schwartz (Assistant to the Head Coach)
  • Darrell Turner (Associate Athletic Director for Sports Medicine)
  • Nate Fichtner (Analyst)
  • Cooper Williams (Offensive Analyst)
  • Chase Robison (Defensive Analyst)
  • Jalan Sowell (Student Assistant)
  • Jake Wilcox (Student Volunteer)
  • John Cotton (Quality Control)
  • David Glidden (Quality Control)

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

Roster
Last update: July 17, 2019

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResult
August 3111:00 a.m.Ole Miss*ABC
September 711:00 a.m.Southern*
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
WMC
September 142:30 p.m.at South Alabama*ESPNU
September 267:00 p.m.Navy
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
ESPN
October 5at Louisiana–Monroe*
October 12at Temple
October 19Tulane
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
October 26at Tulsa
November 2SMU
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
November 16at Houston
November 23at South Florida
November 29Cincinnati
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[15]

Game summariesEdit

Ole MissEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rebels 0
Tigers 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
11–47–2 Oct. 1, 2016 L, 28–48

SouthernEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 0
Tigers 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at South AlabamaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0
Jaguars 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 Sept. 22, 2018 W, 52–35

NavyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Midshipmen 0
Tigers 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–3 Sept. 8, 2018 L, 21–22

at Louisiana–MonroeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0
Warhawks 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 Aug. 31, 2017 W, 37–29

at TempleEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0
Owls 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–2 Oct. 6, 2016 W, 34–27

TulaneEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Green Wave 0
Tigers 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
22–12–1 Sept. 28, 2018 L, 24–40

at TulsaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0
Golden Hurricane 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
18–11 Nov. 10, 2018 W, 47–21

SMUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 0
Tigers 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
8–3 Nov. 16, 2018 W, 28–18

at HoustonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0
Cougars 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
12–15 Nov. 23, 2018 W, 52–31

at South FloridaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0
Bulls 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
5–4 Nov. 12, 2016 L, 42–49

CincinnatiEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bearcats 0
Tigers 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
21–13 Nov. 18, 2016 W, 34–7

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2019 Maxwell Award Watch List". July 15, 2019. https://www.maxwellfootballclub.org/2019-maxwell-award-watch-list/. Retrieved July 15, 2019.
  2. "2019 Bednarik Award Watch List". July 15, 2019. https://www.maxwellfootballclub.org/2019-bednarik-award-watch-list/. Retrieved July 15, 2019.
  3. "2019 Doak Walker Watch List". July 17, 2019. https://www.smu.edu/-/media/Site/DoakWalker/2019/2019-Doak-Walker-candidates-release.pdf?la=en. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  4. "2019 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List Released". July 18, 2019. http://biletnikoffaward.com/2019-biletnikoff-award-watch-list. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  5. "2019 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List Released". July 19, 2019. http://www.johnmackeyaward.com/uploads/3/4/7/9/34791900/2019_john_mackey_award_preseason_watch_list_-_final_7-18-19.pdf. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  6. "Rimington Trophy Press Release". July 19, 2019. http://www.rimingtontrophy.com/news/?article_id=109. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  7. "Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Names 2019 Preseason Watch List". July 22, 2019. https://mailchi.mp/oksportshof.org/paycom-jim-thorpe-preseasonwatchlist-for-2019-2982461. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  8. "2019 Outland Trophy Award Watchlist Unveiled". July 23, 2019. http://www.sportswriters.net/fwaa/news/2019/outland190723.html. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  9. "2019 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watchlist Unveiled". July 23, 2019. http://www.sportswriters.net/fwaa/news/2019/nagurski190723.html. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  10. "Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award Announces 2019 Preseason Watch Lizt". July 24, 2019. https://www.lougrozaaward.com/Current_Watch_List. Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  11. "Wuerffel Trophy Unveils 2019 Watch List". July 25, 2019. https://www.wuerffeltrophy.org/post/wuerffel-trophy-unveils-watch-list-for-2019. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  12. "The Golden Arm Award Announces 2019 Class of Candidates". August 19, 2019. http://www.goldenarmfoundation.com/golden-arm-award-announces-2019-class-candidates/. Retrieved August 19, 2019.
  13. "Allstate Sugar Bowl Announces Manning Award Watch List". August 21, 2019. https://allstatesugarbowl.org/manning-award-watch-list-2019/. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  14. "UCF chosen as Favorite in 2019 Preseason Media Poll". http://theamerican.org/news/2019/7/16/football-ucf-chosen-as-favorite-in-2019-preseason-media-poll.aspx. Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  15. "2019 Memphis Football Schedule". University of Memphis Athletics. February 7, 2019. https://gotigersgo.com/documents/2019/2/7/2019_Memphis_Football_Schedule.pdf.
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