2009 Memphis Tigers football team

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2009 Memphis Tigers football
Memphis Tigers Wordmark.jpg
Conference Conference USA East
2009 record 2–10 (1–7 CUSA)
Head coach Tommy West
Offensive coordinator Clay Helton
Defensive coordinator Kenny Ingram
Home stadium Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 61,008)
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
East Carolina x   7 1         9 5  
UCF   6 2         8 5  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   4 4         7 6  
UAB   4 4         5 7  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West
Houston xy   6 2         10 4  
SMU x   6 2         8 5  
Tulsa   3 5         5 7  
UTEP   3 5         4 8  
Rice   2 6         2 10  
Tulane   1 7         3 9  
Championship: East Carolina 38, #18 Houston 32
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS college football season. The Tigers, led by 9th year head coach Tommy West, played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. Memphis finished the season 2–10 and 1–7 in CUSA play. Head coach Tommy West was fired at the end of the season. Top players included running back Curtis Steele, who was named Offensive Player of the Year for the second season in a row.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 2:30 PM #10 Mississippi* Liberty BowlMemphis, TN ESPN L 14–45   45,207[1]
September 12 6:00 PM at Middle Tennessee* Johnny "Red" Floyd StadiumMurfreesboro, TN CSS L 14–31   28,105[2]
September 19 7:30 PM UT Martin* Liberty Bowl • Memphis, TN W 41–14   21,428[3]
September 26 12:00 PM Marshall Liberty Bowl • Memphis, TN CSS L 16–27   20,063[4]
October 3 3:30 PM at UCF Bright House Networks StadiumOrlando, FL L 14–32   40,408[5]
October 10 7:00 PM UTEPdagger Liberty Bowl • Memphis, TN W 35–20   18,284[6]
October 17 6:00 PM at Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS L 16–36   30,022[7]
October 27 7:00 PM East Carolina Liberty Bowl • Memphis, TN ESPN2 L 19–38   4,117[8]
November 7 7:00 PM at Tennessee* Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPNU L 28–56   94,636[9]
November 14 12:00 PM UAB Liberty Bowl • Memphis, TN CSS L 21–31   18,031[10]
November 21 12:00 PM at #22 Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX CSS L 14–55   22,036[11]
November 27 2:30 PM at Tulsa H. A. Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK CBSCS L 30–33 OT  19,552[12]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Memphis Tigers vs. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs. Memphis Tigers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Memphis Tigers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Memphis Tigers vs. UCF Knights Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  6. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. Memphis Tigers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Memphis Tigers vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  8. ^ "East Carolina Pirates vs. Memphis Tigers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Memphis Tigers vs. Tennessee Volunteers Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on May 1, 2010. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  10. ^ "UAB Blazers vs. Memphis Tigers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Memphis Tigers vs. Houston Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Memphis Tigers vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved May 11, 2010.