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Taylor's running, Huff's safety help Memphis beat Ole Miss

Aug. 31, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Patrick Taylor rushed for 128 yards and a touchdown and defensive end Bryce Huff recorded a fourth quarter safety to seal a 15-10 Memphis victory over Mississippi on Saturday in the season opener for both teams. Huff's tackle of Mississippi quarterback Matt Corral with 6:42 left...

Opener between Ole Miss-Memphis last in current contract

Aug. 30, 2019 8:05 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The rivalry between Mississippi and Memphis dates back almost 100 years, often an early-season test with the Rebels piling up plenty of victories. These teams meet Saturday in the season opener for what could be the last game between them. And for a change, Memphis is favored against...

Memphis' White working toward doctorate while playing QB

Aug. 29, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

Memphis quarterback Brady White has two seasons of eligibility remaining, yet he already has earned his master's degree. White dismisses the notion he could have lightened his class schedule now that he's already graduated. White instead is beginning work on a doctorate in liberal studies at the same time that...

Ole Miss will showcase new-look offense in opener vs Memphis

Aug. 27, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — When Mississippi's offense takes the field for the first time in 2019, it will look quite different than it did in 2018. And the newness is layered. Ole Miss' season opener Saturday at Memphis marks the Rebels' first game with offensive coordinator Rich Rodriguez. Redshirt freshman...

Memphis starting out eager to produce better finish

Aug. 15, 2019 2:45 AM EDT

Memphis has a couple more steps it wants to take in its bid to establish itself as one of the nation's top Group of Five programs. Each of the last two years, Memphis has fallen to Central Florida in the American Athletic Conference championship game. And even though Memphis has earned a school-record five...