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Recent articles by Evan:

Memphis football transfer tracker: Who will be in the portal for the Tigers?

Keep track of which Memphis football players have entered the transfer portal once players can enter on Dec. 5 through Jan. 18. → Read More

Memphis football kicker David Kemp enters transfer portal

David Kemp lost his starting job as Memphis kicker after struggling in his first season. He announced Tuesday he was entering the transfer portal. → Read More

Memphis football coach Ryan Silverfield will return next season

After a second consecutive 6-6 season, Ryan Silverfield will be retained for a fourth year as Memphis football head coach. → Read More

Memphis football comes up short in rally at SMU

Memphis rallied from a double-digit deficit but an end zone interception led to SMU winning 34-31 → Read More

Memphis football WR Joseph Scates out vs. SMU

Memphis won't have its best deep threat receiver in Joseph Scates against SMU. Scates will miss his second consecutive game due to injury → Read More

Memphis football score vs SMU: Live updates from Dallas

Follow along as Memphis football looks to end the regular season with a win at SMU → Read More

Memphis football vs. SMU scouting report, score prediction

Can Memphis slow down SMU's potent offense. Here's our scouting report along with a score prediction for the Tigers' regular season finale. → Read More

Can Memphis football end regular season on high note vs. SMU?

This week's Memphis football podcast breaks down the SMU matchup and what Laird Veatch's NIL request to boosters means for the state of the program → Read More

Memphis football bowl projections: Birmingham Bowl becomes favorite for Tigers

Where will Memphis play its ninth consecutive game? This week's bowl projections suggest the Birmingham Bowl could be a destination → Read More

Memphis women's soccer historic NCAA tournament run ends on penalty kicks to Arkansas

Memphis women's soccer's historic NCAA Tournament run ended with Arkansas winning 3-2 on penalty kicks in the third round of the NCAA Tournament Sunday → Read More

Memphis football becomes bowl eligible after shutout over North Alabama

Memphis football becomes bowl eligible for a ninth consecutive season after dominating North Alabama → Read More

Danton Barto's family, friends celebrate Memphis football retiring No. 59 jersey

Danton Barto left Memphis as the program's all-time leading tackler. On Saturday, his family and friends celebrated his No. 59 jersey being retired → Read More

Memphis football score updates vs. North Alabama: Can Tigers become bowl eligible?

Follow along as Memphis football plays its final home game of the season against North Alabama. The Tigers would be bowl eligible with a victory. → Read More

Memphis women's soccer upset over Mississippi State continue historic NCAA Tournament run

Memphis women's soccer defeated Mississippi State 4-0 to reach the third round of the NCAA tournament for the first time in program history → Read More

Memphis football vs. North Alabama: Scouting report, score prediction

Memphis football plays its final home game of the season against North Alabama. Here's this week's scouting report and score prediction. → Read More

Memphis AD Laird Veatch asks boosters for more NIL money, warns teams could lose players

In an email to Memphis' highest profile boosters, Memphis AD Laird Veatch requested more money for NIL to keep players from leaving for other schools. → Read More

How far has Memphis football fallen since 2019 Cotton Bowl? Tigers' seniors explain

The Memphis seniors were young players on the Tigers' 2019 Cotton Bowl team. Ahead of their final home game, they reflect on where the program is now → Read More

How Memphis football should approach Senior Day, chance for ninth consecutive bowl game

This week's Memphis football podcast looks at what it means that the Tigers are one win away from a ninth consecutive bowl game. → Read More

Four-star Smyrna LB Arion Carter de-commits from Memphis football

Smyrna linebacker Arion Carter committed to Memphis in July. But the four-star prospect is reopening his recruitment. → Read More

Memphis Showboats return to USFL, will play at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium in 2023

The Memphis Showboats, which played in the 1980s for the USFL, will return to Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium for the USFL's second season in 2023 → Read More