2012 Memphis Tigers football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2012 Memphis Tigers football
Memphis Tigers wordmark.png
Conference Conference USA
Division East Division
2012 record 4–8 (4–4 C-USA)
Head coach Justin Fuente (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Darrell Dickey
Defensive coordinator Barry Odom
Home stadium Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 61,008)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
UCF xy   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina x   7 1         8 5  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
Memphis   4 4         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Southern Miss   0 8         0 12  
West Division
Tulsa xy$   7 1         10 3  
SMU   5 3         7 6  
Rice   4 4         7 6  
Houston   4 4         5 7  
UTEP   2 6         3 9  
Tulane   2 6         2 10  
Championship: Tulsa 33, UCF 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Tigers were led by first year head coach Justin Fuente and played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee. They played in their final season as a member East Division of Conference USA in 2012 and moved to the Big East Conference in 2013. They finished the season 4–8, 4–4 in C-USA play to finish in a tie for third place in the East Division.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:00 p.m. Tennessee–Martin* Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN L 17–20   39,076[1]
September 8 6:00 p.m. at Arkansas State* Liberty Bank StadiumJonesboro, AR (Paint Bucket Bowl) ESPN3 L 28–33   28,041
September 15 6:00 p.m. Middle Tennessee* Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN L 30–48   27,112
September 22 5:00 p.m. at Duke* Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC ESPN3 L 14–38   23,658
October 6 6:00 p.m. Rice Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN FCS W 14–10   17,831
October 13 3:30 p.m. at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC CSS/CSNH L 7–41   45,137
October 20 7:00 p.m. UCF Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN CSS/CSNH L 17–35   22,106
October 27 2:00 p.m. at SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX TWC Texas L 13–44   20,330
November 3 1:00 p.m. at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV L 28–38   22,041
November 10 6:00 p.m. Tulane Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN W 37–23   18,796
November 17 1:00 p.m. at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (Battle for the Bones) W 46–9   9,219
November 24 2:30 p.m. Southern Miss Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memphis, TN (Black and Blue Bowl) CSS/CSNH W 42–24   21,305
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

[2]

Game summaries[edit]

Tennessee–Martin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Skyhawks 0 7 7 6 20
Tigers 7 0 3 7 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2009 MEM, 41–14

@ Arkansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 7 14 7 0 28
Red Wolves 3 14 10 6 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
27–23–5 2011 ARST, 47–3

Middle Tennessee[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 7 14 20 7 48
Tigers 3 14 6 7 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–16–1 2011 MTSU, 38–31

@ Duke[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 14 0 0 14
Blue Devils 0 17 7 14 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Rice[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 7 3 0 0 10
Tigers 0 0 14 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2011 RICE, 28–6

@ East Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 0 0 7 7
Pirates 14 3 17 7 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–14 2011 ECU, 35–17

UCF[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Knights 14 0 7 14 35
Tigers 0 10 0 7 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–7 2011 UCF, 41–0

@ SMU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 10 3 0 13
Mustangs 13 3 7 21 44
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–1 2011 SMU, 42–0

@ Marshall[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 0 7 7 14 28
Thundering Herd 10 7 14 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–5 2011 MARSH, 23–22

Tulane[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Green Wave 10 3 3 7 23
Tigers 6 10 7 14 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–11–1 2011 MEM, 33–17

@ UAB[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 21 7 3 15 46
Blazers 0 3 0 6 9
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–10 2011 UAB, 41–35

Southern Miss[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Eagles 3 7 0 14 24
Tigers 0 21 21 0 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
21–40–1 2011 USM, 44–7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tigers Fall to UT Martin, 20-17". Memphis Tiger Athletics. September 2, 2012. Retrieved September 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.gotigersgo.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/mem-m-footbl-sched.html