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Memphis quarterback Brady White (3) celebrates with teammates after defeating Florida Atlantic in the Montgomery Bowl NCAA college football game, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020, in Montgomery, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

Memphis QB White wins Campbell Trophy as top scholar-athlete

Jan. 6, 2021 12:01 PM EST

Memphis quarterback Brady White has won the William V. Campbell Trophy given to the top scholar-athlete in college football. White was one of 12 finalists for the Campbell Trophy selected by the National Football Foundation. As the winner, White receives a $25,000 postgraduate scholarship. The sixth-year senior...

Florida Atlantic cornerback Zyon Gilbert (24) intercepts a pass intended for Memphis' Calvin Austin, III (4) during the Montgomery Bowl NCAA college football game in Montgomery, Ala., Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

White, Memphis top Florida Atlantic 25-10 in Montgomery Bowl

Dec. 23, 2020 11:43 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Brady White already held several Memphis career records, but he left another mark in his finale. White passed for 284 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Tigers to a 25-10 victory over Florida Atlantic on Wednesday night in the Montgomery Bowl, snapping a five-game bowl losing...

Florida Atlantic coach Willie Taggart speaks to a player during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Southern Mississippi, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, in Hattiesburg, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Memphis, Florida Atlantic set to meet in Montgomery Bowl

Dec. 22, 2020 9:51 AM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Memphis (6-3, American Athletic Conference) vs. Florida Atlantic (5-3, Conference USA), Wednesday, 7 p.m. ET, (ESPN2) Line: Memphis by by 8 1/2. Series record: Florida Atlantic leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Both teams are trying for a positive finish to their head coaches'...

Tennessee quarterback Harrison Bailey (15) hands the ball off to running back Eric Gray (3) during the first half  of the team's NCAA college football game against Florida on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Knoxville, Tenn. (Randy Sartin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, Pool)

West Virginia to face Tennessee in Liberty Bowl

Dec. 20, 2020 6:01 PM EST

West Virginia (5-4, Big 12) vs. Tennessee (3-7, SEC), Dec. 31, 4 p.m. EST LOCATION: Memphis, Tennessee TOP PLAYERS West Virginia: Junior running back Leddie Brown ranks second in the Big 12 in rushing yards per game (105.0) and third in rushing touchdowns (nine). His 945 yards rushing are more than the entire...

Memphis quarterback Brady White, left, hands the ball to running back Kylan Watkins against the Stephen F. Austin defense during an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian via AP)

New Montgomery Bowl pits Memphis versus Florida Atlantic

Dec. 20, 2020 3:46 PM EST

Memphis (6-3, American Athletic Conference) vs. Florida Atlantic (5-3, Conference USA), Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST LOCATION: Montgomery, Alabama TOP PLAYERS Memphis: Sixth-year QB Brady White, an Arizona State transfer, 3,096 passing yards, 28 touchdowns, nine interceptions. Florida Atlantic: LB Leighton McCarthy, 40...

Memphis to face Florida Atlantic in Montgomery Bowl

Dec. 13, 2020 8:21 PM EST

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Memphis and Florida Atlantic accepted bids Sunday to play in the Montgomery Bowl. Being played as a substitute for the canceled Fenway Bowl, the game is set for Wednesday, Dec. 23 at the Cramton Bowl. Memphis (7-3, 5-3 American Athletic) is making its record seventh consecutive bowl...

White, Memphis overcome Houston rally for 30-27 win

Dec. 12, 2020 8:03 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Riley Patterson kicked a 47-yard field goal as time expired to give Memphis a 30-27 win over Houston following the Cougars' improbable comeback on Saturday. Trailing 27-6 at the end of third, Houston's Clayton Tune threw a pair of touchdown passes around his 19-yard scoring run in the...

Pratt in on four TDs as Tulane beats Memphis 35-21

Dec. 5, 2020 4:16 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Freshman quarterback Michael Pratt threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns, ran for two more and may have iced the Tulane's 35-21 defeat of Memphis on Saturday when he was hit while scrambling on what was ruled a targeting penalty. Tulane led 28-21 and was driving in the fourth quarter...

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) makes a catch against Kentucky defensive back Brandin Echols (26) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (Mickey Welsh/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)

College football picks: Football feast missing some dishes

Nov. 25, 2020 11:24 AM EST

The Thanksgiving weekend football feast will be missing a few of the dishes that have become mainstays. Schedules altered and seasons delayed by the pandemic have taken off the table a bunch of rivalry games that have become a staple of the last weekend in November, including Michigan-Ohio State and all those...

White, Austin send Memphis to 56-14 win over Lumberjacks

Nov. 21, 2020 4:02 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brady White became Memphis' all-time passing touchdown leader, Calvin Austin III broke open the game with a 64-yard punt return and the Tigers defeated Stephen F. Austin 56-14 on Saturday. White's short pass to Tahj Washington turned into a 48-yard touchdown and gave White 82 career...