Gainwell emerges as No. 23 Memphis’ latest standout rusher
Memphis has cracked the Top 25 behind the emergence of yet another impressive running back.
Kenneth Gainwell has stepped in to more than just fill an unexpected void by becoming the leading...
Cowboys may have found Elliott’s sidekick in speedy Pollard
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Now that the schedule is getting more difficult and Ezekiel Elliott is pretty much up to speed after missing the entire preseason in a holdout, the Dallas Cowboys have to...
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Cowboys release RB Morris to make room on roster for Elliott
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released running back Alfred Morris to make room on the roster for Ezekiel Elliott for Sunday's season opener against the New York Giants.
Elliott, Manning take center stage in Cowboys-Giants opener
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The rookies will have to wait, since star running back Ezekiel Elliott finally ended his long holdout with the Dallas Cowboys and Eli Manning is still the quarterback for...
Cowboys cut safety George Iloka, keep 2 RBs behind Elliott
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released safety George Iloka, one of their most notable signings in free agency, to get their roster down to 53 players for the regular...
Taylor’s running, Huff’s safety help Memphis beat Ole Miss
MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — Patrick Taylor rushed for 128 yards and a touchdown and defensive end Bryce Huff recorded a fourth quarter safety to seal a 15-10 Memphis victory over Mississippi on...
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New faces: TE Jason Witten, DE Robert Quinn, WR Randall Cobb, RB Tony Pollard, DT Trysten Hill, DE Kerry Hyder, DT Christian Covington, OL Connor McGovern, S George...
Cowboys edge Rams 14-10 in preseason game in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — Dak Prescott appears ready for the regular season, with or without Ezekiel Elliott.
The Dallas quarterback completed all five of his pass attempts in his only series, and the...
Cowboys rookie RB Pollard rises quickly with Elliott missing
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Tony Pollard tried not to make too much out of what it meant for the rookie Dallas running back with Ezekiel Elliott away from training camp while seeking a new contract from...
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OPEN CAMP: July 27, Oxnard, California.
LAST YEAR: Made playoffs for second time in three seasons with QB Dak Prescott and RB Ezekiel Elliott. Dynamic young pair...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA has granted Memphis quarterback Brady White a sixth year of eligibility due to several medical issues he dealt with while playing at Arizona State.
Cowboys rookies seek roles behind star RB Ezekiel Elliott
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tony Pollard returned kicks and caught passes while growing up admiring Reggie Bush, making it easy to believe the former Memphis running back would be a change-of-pace option...
Memphis’ Tony Pollard ties career kick return TD record
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Memphis Tigers' Tony Pollard has tied the NCAA record with his seventh career kickoff return for a touchdown.
The junior scored on a 97-yard run-back in the second quarter against Wake Forest on Saturday in the Birmingham Bowl. That matched the career mark shared by Clemson's C.J. Spiller, Houston's Tyron Carrier and San Diego State's Rashaad Penny.
Memphis, Wake Forest meet in Birmingham Bowl minus stars
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Memphis Tigers' formidable ground game took a big hit when All-America running back Darrell Henderson opted to skip the bowl game. Their offensive coordinator has already left for another job, and the defensive boss isn't far behind.
Memphis wins, will face UCF in AAC title rematch
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Junior Darrell Henderson rushed for 178 yards and two touchdowns — setting a conference rushing record — and Memphis rallied past Houston 52-31 on Friday to set up a rematch of last season's American Athletic Conference championship game with No. 8 UCF.
Henderson set the single-season rushing record, passing the previous mark of 1,629 by Tulsa's James Flanders in 2016.
Memphis scores 3 late TDS, beats South Alabama 52-35
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Darrell Henderson ran for 188 yards and two touchdowns, including a 54-yarder in the fourth quarter, to help Memphis pull away from South Alabama in a 52-35 victory on Saturday night.
Brady White was 22-of-29 passing for 292 yards and two touchdowns for Memphis (3-1). Patrick Taylor Jr. had two TD runs and Tony Pollard ran for another score.
Pollard’s kickoff return for TD helps Memphis beat SIU 44-31
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Riley Ferguson threw two touchdown passes, Tony Pollard returned a kickoff 100 yards into the end zone, and Memphis continued to roll with a 44-31 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night.
The Tigers improve to 3-0 after upsetting then-No. 25 UCLA at home 48-45 on Sept. 16.
Memphis rallies with 27 straight, beats Temple 34-27
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tony Pollard returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown to help Memphis hold a fourth-quarter lead and Chauncey Lanier's interception with 18 second left sealed the Tigers' 34-27 victory over Temple on Thursday night.