More Than 45000 People Watched Memphis Tigers Football Game Vs UCLA Saturday

  • More Than 45000 People Watched Memphis Tigers Football Game Vs UCLA Saturday

More Than 45000 People Watched Memphis Tigers Football Game Vs UCLA Saturday

For UCLA, junior quarterback Josh Rosen turned in an up-and-down performance, racking up 463 yards on 34-of-56 passing with four touchdowns and two interceptions.

Michigan's Wilton Speight was 14 of 23 for 169 yards, missing some targets and having some passes dropped.

Memphis scored an entertaining 48-45 victory over No. 25 UCLA on Saturday afternoon at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium in Memphis, Tennessee.

In a game that featured two prolific quarterbacks, 1,193 yards of offense, almost 100 points and 12 touchdowns, the outcome ultimately came down to several defensive plays.

Memphis is now 2-0 on the season. Two of those touchdowns went to Miller, a former walk-on who caught nine passes for 185 yards. Memphis freshman PK Riley Patterson missed an extra-point attempt in the first half, snapping a string of 214 consecutive PATs made by the Tigers, dating to 2012.

Riley Ferguson took big advantage of his national TV moment Saturday.

The Wolverines (3-0) didn't lead by more than three points until Peoples-Jones' touchdown early in the third quarter. But Memphis answered with a four-play, 81-yard drive, the final 3 coming on a pass from Ferguson to Phil Mayhue with 9:56 left to go ahead.

—Kyle Lauletta, Richmond, threw for 290 yards and a school-record six touchdown passes in a 68-21 win over Howard.

Olamide Zaccheaus became the 37th Virginia player to eclipse 1,000 receiving yards with a catch in the second quarter, then added a 30-yard touchdown reception from Benkert in the third.

Rosen threw another in the fourth quarter after a blitzer came unblocked around the edge and he tried to throw the ball off his back foot. Starks set up Wilson's TD with a 50-yard catch. Running back Darrell Henderson darted 80 yards on the U of M's first play from scrimmage and on first-and-goal from 2 Ferguson found tight end Joey Magnifico for the score. Here are three takeaways from the 48-45 Memphis upset victory over UCLA in early Saturday action. The first was a spectacular diving reception of 41 yards to the UCLA 33.

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen, a candidate to be a top 10 National Football League draft pick, was 34-of-56 for 463 yards and four touchdowns. Scherer coaches UCLA tight ends and serves as senior associate head coach. This time UCLA came to town, and left with a loss.