Memphis’ Tony Pollard ties career kick return TD record
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Memphis Tigers' Tony Pollard has tied the NCAA record with his seventh career kickoff return for a touchdown.
The junior scored on a 97-yard run-back in the second quarter against Wake Forest on Saturday in the Birmingham Bowl. That matched the career mark shared by Clemson's C.J. Spiller, Houston's Tyron Carrier and San Diego State's Rashaad Penny.
Memphis, Wake Forest meet in Birmingham Bowl minus stars
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Memphis Tigers' formidable ground game took a big hit when All-America running back Darrell Henderson opted to skip the bowl game. Their offensive coordinator has already left for another job, and the defensive boss isn't far behind.
Memphis wins, will face UCF in AAC title rematch
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Junior Darrell Henderson rushed for 178 yards and two touchdowns — setting a conference rushing record — and Memphis rallied past Houston 52-31 on Friday to set up a rematch of last season's American Athletic Conference championship game with No. 8 UCF.
Henderson set the single-season rushing record, passing the previous mark of 1,629 by Tulsa's James Flanders in 2016.
Memphis scores 3 late TDS, beats South Alabama 52-35
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Darrell Henderson ran for 188 yards and two touchdowns, including a 54-yarder in the fourth quarter, to help Memphis pull away from South Alabama in a 52-35 victory on Saturday night.
Brady White was 22-of-29 passing for 292 yards and two touchdowns for Memphis (3-1). Patrick Taylor Jr. had two TD runs and Tony Pollard ran for another score.
Pollard’s kickoff return for TD helps Memphis beat SIU 44-31
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Riley Ferguson threw two touchdown passes, Tony Pollard returned a kickoff 100 yards into the end zone, and Memphis continued to roll with a 44-31 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night.
The Tigers improve to 3-0 after upsetting then-No. 25 UCLA at home 48-45 on Sept. 16.
Memphis rallies with 27 straight, beats Temple 34-27
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tony Pollard returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown to help Memphis hold a fourth-quarter lead and Chauncey Lanier's interception with 18 second left sealed the Tigers' 34-27 victory over Temple on Thursday night.