Win Probability 100%

MEM
CONN
MEM 100%

MEM

70

CONN

31

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • MEM711
    • 477CONN
  • Turnovers

    • MEM0
    • 3CONN
  • Possession

    MEMCONN
    23:1036:50
  • 1st Downs

    • MEM34
    • 24CONN

Game Information

Rentschler Field
Coverage: ESPN
  • East Hartford, CT 6118
  • Line: MEM -16.0
  • Over/Under: 76
Attendance: 19,230
10/7/2017 Associated Press

Ferguson throws for 7 TDs, Memphis routs UConn 70-31

Riley Ferguson threw for 431 yards and seven touchdowns, four of them to his favorite target Anthony Miller, as Memphis routed UConn 70-31 on Friday night.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Memphis728211470
Connecticut14100731
first QuarterMEMCONN
TD
13:44
Arkeel Newsome 64 Yd Run (Michael Tarbutt Kick)
3 plays, 77 yards, 1:16
07
play
Newsome breaks free for long UConn TD (0:40)

Arkeel Newsome caps the Huskies' opening drive with a 64-yard touchdown run along the left sideline. (0:40)

TD
11:02
Sean Dykes 30 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Spencer Smith Kick)
9 plays, 75 yards, 2:42
77
play
Memphis converts on 3rd Down for TD (0:29)

On third-and-10, Sean Dykes connects with Riley Ferguson over the middle for a 30-yard touchdown, tying the game at 7-7. (0:29)

TD
0:19
Nate Hopkins 1 Yd Run (Michael Tarbutt Kick)
8 plays, 41 yards, 2:40
714
play
Hopkins pounds it in for Huskies TD (0:08)

Nate Hopkins runs through multiple Memphis defenders at the goal line to score from one yard out, giving UConn a 14-7 lead. (0:08)

second QuarterMEMCONN
TD
14:00
Anthony Miller 17 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Riley Patterson Kick)
6 plays, 45 yards, 1:19
1414
play
Tigers score as Miller snags back-shoulder pass (0:33)

Anthony Miller adjusts mid-route to haul in Riley Ferguson's pass in the end zone for a 17-yard touchdown, tying the game at 14-14. (0:33)

TD
8:00
Anthony Miller 8 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Spencer Smith Kick)
12 plays, 76 yards, 4:15
2114
play
Memphis takes lead on Miller's 2nd TD (0:39)

Riley Ferguson connects with Anthony Miller in the end zone again, this time for an 8-yard touchdown to put the Tigers up 21-14. (0:39)

TD
7:13
Alec Bloom 30 Yd pass from Bryant Shirreffs (Michael Tarbutt Kick)
3 plays, 75 yards, 0:47
2121
play
UConn ties it up on Bloom's TD catch (0:34)

TE Alec Bloom gets wide open over the middle, and Bryant Shirreffs hits him in stride for a 30-yard score, tying the game at 21-21. (0:34)

TD
1:47
Anthony Miller 40 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Riley Patterson Kick)
4 plays, 75 yards, 1:21
2821
play
Miller reels in 3rd TD of half (0:35)

Anthony Miller's big day continues, catching a long 40-yard pass from Riley Ferguson to put Memphis up 28-21. (0:35)

TD
0:57
Tony Pollard 14 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Spencer Smith Kick)
4 plays, 34 yards, 0:44
3521
play
Memphis' Ferguson tosses 5th TD of first half (0:28)

Riley Ferguson finds Tony Pollard in the end zone for a 14-yard touchdown, putting Memphis up 35-21. (0:28)

FG
0:04
Michael Tarbutt 37 Yd Field Goal
8 plays, 40 yards, 0:53
3524
third QuarterMEMCONN
TD
10:23
Joey Magnifico 5 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Riley Patterson Kick)
13 plays, 75 yards, 4:37
4224
play
Ferguson's 6th TD pass extends Memphis' lead (0:21)

Riley Ferguson's career game continues, hitting Joey Magnifico from five yards out for a touchdown, giving the Tigers a 42-24 lead. (0:21)

TD
1:36
Anthony Miller 32 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Spencer Smith Kick)
2 plays, 32 yards, 0:11
4924
play
Memphis' Miller makes acrobatic grab for his 4th TD of game (0:39)

Anthony Miller skies over the defender and makes a catch in traffic for a 32-yard touchdown. Riley Ferguson throws his seventh touchdown pass on the play, trying a school record. (0:39)

TD
1:25
Doroland Dorceus 7 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
1 play, 7 yards, 0:11
5624
play
Dorceus' TD scamper piles it on for Tigers (0:19)

Doroland Dorceus takes a handoff and easily finds the end zone, scoring from 7 yards out to put Memphis up 56-24. (0:19)

fourth QuarterMEMCONN
TD
11:57
Doroland Dorceus 26 Yd Run (Spencer Smith Kick)
8 plays, 85 yards, 3:22
6324
play
Dorceus surpasses 2K career rushing yards on TD run (0:30)

Doroland Dorceus rushes for in for a 26-yard touchdown, giving him 2,013 career rushing yards after his second score of the night. (0:30)

TD
9:05
Arkeel Newsome 13 Yd Run (Michael Tarbutt Kick)
7 plays, 68 yards, 2:52
6331
play
Newsome jukes defender en route to TD (0:19)

Arkeel Newsome showcases his quickness, making multiple Memphis defenders miss on a 13-yard touchdown scamper. (0:19)

TD
1:42
Mechane Slade 10 Yd pass from David Moore (Riley Patterson Kick)
14 plays, 74 yards, 7:23
7031

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