2011 Memphis Tigers football team

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2011 Memphis Tigers football
Memphis Tigers wordmark.svg
Conference Conference USA
Division East
2011 record 2–10 (1–7 C-USA)
Head coach Larry Porter (2nd season)
Offensive coordinator Eric Price
Defensive coordinator Jay Hopson
Home stadium Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 61,008)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 20 Southern Miss x$   6 2         12 2  
Marshall   5 3         7 6  
East Carolina   4 4         5 7  
UAB   3 5         3 9  
UCF   3 5         5 7  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
No. 18 Houston x   8 0         13 1  
Tulsa   7 1         8 5  
SMU   5 3         8 5  
Rice   3 5         4 8  
UTEP   2 6         5 7  
Tulane   1 7         2 10  
Championship: Southern Miss 49, Houston 28
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 10, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Tigers were led by second year head coach Larry Porter and played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium. They are a member of the East Division of Conference USA. They finished the season 2–10, 1–7 in C-USA play to finish in last place in the East Division

Head coach Larry Porter was fired at the end of the season after going 3–21 in two seasons.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 p.m. No. 20 Mississippi State* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN FSN L 14–59   33,990
September 10 6:00 p.m. at Arkansas State* ASU StadiumJonesboro, AR (Paint Bucket Bowl) ESPN3 L 3–47   29,872
September 17 6:00 p.m. Austin Peay* Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN W 27–6   18,808
September 24 11:00 a.m. SMU Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN FSN L 0–42   16,748
October 1 6:00 p.m. at Middle Tennessee* Johnny "Red" Floyd StadiumMurfreesboro, TN ESPN3 L 31–38   20,098
October 8 11:30 a.m. at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 6–28   14,179[1]
October 15 6:00 p.m. East Carolina Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN L 17–35   17,975
October 22 2:30 p.m. at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA W 33–17   25,158
October 29 3:00 p.m. at UCF Bright House Networks StadiumOrlando, FL BHSN L 0–41   37,683
November 12 3:15 p.m. UAB Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN (Battle for the Bones) L 35–41   17,848
November 17 7:00 p.m. Marshall Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN FSN L 22–23   15,101
November 26 3:00 p.m. at Southern Mississippi M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS (Black and Blue Bowl) CSS L 7–44   26,347
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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