Win Probability 100%

MEM
HOU
MEM 100%

MEM

42

HOU

38

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • MEM501
    • 554HOU
  • Turnovers

    • MEM2
    • 3HOU
  • Possession

    MEMHOU
    37:3822:22
  • 1st Downs

    • MEM28
    • 25HOU

Game Information

Coverage: ESPN
TDECU Stadium
  • Houston, TX
  • Line: HOU -1.0
  • Over/Under: 62
Attendance: 30,001
75%
Capacity: 40,000
10/20/2017 Associated Press

Ferguson, Taylor rally No. 25 Memphis past Houston, 42-38

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.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Memphis00212142
Houston71014738
first QuarterMEMHOU
TD
3:29
Dillon Birden 1 Yd Run (Caden Novikoff Kick)
5 plays, 28 yards, 1:16
07
play
Birden punches in Houston TD (0:16)

Dillon Birden muscles in a 1-yard touchdown run to give Houston the lead in the first quarter. (0:16)

second QuarterMEMHOU
TD
9:55
Duke Catalon 4 Yd Run (Caden Novikoff Kick)
15 plays, 94 yards, 5:59
014
play
Catalon wills his way into the end zone (0:28)

Duke Catalon pushes his way into the end zone for a 4-yard touchdown to give the Cougars a two-touchdown lead. (0:28)

FG
0:17
Caden Novikoff 30 Yd Field Goal
4 plays, 3 yards, 0:44
017
third QuarterMEMHOU
TD
11:42
Patrick Taylor Jr. 2 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
8 plays, 64 yards, 2:30
717
play
Taylor Jr. bullies his way into the end zone for first Memphis TD (0:20)

Tigers running back Patrick Taylor Jr.'s 2-yard run on Memphis' first drive in the second half closes the gap to 17-7. (0:20)

TD
6:11
Duke Catalon 1 Yd Run (Caden Novikoff Kick)
13 plays, 80 yards, 5:31
724
play
Houston answers with short TD run (0:19)

Duke Catalon and the Houston offense responds to Memphis' touchdown with a 1-yard touchdown run on the ensuing driving. (0:19)

TD
5:57
Tony Pollard 93 Yd Kickoff Return (Riley Patterson Kick)
0 plays, 0 yards, 0:14
1424
TD
1:31
Duke Catalon 1 Yd Run (Caden Novikoff Kick)
10 plays, 75 yards, 4:26
1431
play
Catalon scores third TD (0:18)

Duke Catalon gets his third touchdown with a 1-yard run to give Houston a 31-14 lead. (0:18)

TD
0:30
Patrick Taylor Jr. 9 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
3 plays, 62 yards, 1:01
2131
play
Tigers score on three plays (0:17)

Memphis' Patrick Taylor Jr. sprints into the end zone for a 9-yard touchdown run. (0:17)

fourth QuarterMEMHOU
TD
11:04
Patrick Taylor Jr. 1 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
9 plays, 64 yards, 1:41
2831
play
Memphis takes advantage of Houston turnover (0:20)

Patrick Taylor rushes into the end zone for a 1-yard touchdown run to bring the Tigers within three points. (0:20)

TD
6:44
Steven Dunbar 8 Yd pass from Kyle Postma (Caden Novikoff Kick)
13 plays, 81 yards, 4:20
2838
play
Houston protects lead with late fourth-quarter TD (0:17)

Kyle Postma connects with Steven Dunbar for an 8-yard touchdown to give Houston a two possession lead late in the fourth quarter. (0:17)

TD
5:14
Patrick Taylor Jr. 5 Yd Run (Riley Patterson Kick)
5 plays, 77 yards, 1:30
3538
play
Taylor Jr. scores fourth TD as Memphis pulls within three (0:19)

Patrick Taylor Jr.'s 5-yard touchdown run puts Memphis within a field goal. (0:19)

TD
1:28
Sean Dykes 21 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Riley Patterson Kick)
8 plays, 80 yards, 1:49
4238
play
Dykes scores go-ahead touchdown for Memphis (0:23)

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. (0:23)

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