- Tempe, AZ 85287
|Points Per Game||42.8||29.3|
|Points Allowed Per Game||26.8||31.5|
|Pass Yards Allowed||250.3||267.8|
|Rush Yards Allowed||160.3||174.0|
Memphis quarterback Riley Ferguson says Memphis came out and executed to their full potential in the second half.
Riley Ferguson threw for 471 yards and had a 21-yard TD pass with 1:28 left, Patrick Taylor rushed for a career-high four touchdowns and No. 25 Memphis overcame a 17-point deficit to beat Houston 42-38 on Thursday night.
Memphis coach Mike Norvell said he couldn't be more proud of the way his team responded in the second half with 42 points after being held scoreless in the first half.
Sean Dykes catches a 21-yard touchdown pass from Riley Ferguson to give Memphis the lead for the first time with under two minutes to play.
Justice Hansen had 396 total yards and three touchdowns, Ja'Von Rolland-Jones added to his career Sun Belt record with 2 1/2 sacks, and Arkansas State beat Louisiana 47-3 on Thursday night.