Win Probability 100%

HOU
MEM
MEM 100%

HOU

44

MEM

48

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • HOU624
    • 555MEM
  • Turnovers

    • HOU2
    • 0MEM
  • Possession

    HOUMEM
    26:5933:01
  • 1st Downs

    • HOU33
    • 28MEM

Game Information

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN 38152
  • Line: HOU -5.5
  • Over/Under: 61
Attendance: 36,527
63%
Capacity: 58,325

Amid Herman rumors, No. 20 Houston loses to Memphis 48-44

In what might be Tom Herman's final game with No. 20 Houston , Riley Ferguson threw a 10-yard touchdown pass with 19 seconds left in a wild fourth quarter Friday to lift Memphis.

11/26/2016 Associated Press

Scoring Summary

1234T
Houston107101744
Memphis211301448
first QuarterHOUMEM
TD
14:18
Phil Mayhue 67 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Jake Elliott Kick)
2 plays, 74 yards, 0:42
07
play
Memphis strikes quickly with 67-yard TD (1:49)

Memphis wastes little time, needing only two plays to light up the scoreboard when Phil Mayhue is left wide open to go 67 yards to the house for a Tigers' touchdown. (1:49)

FG
11:01
Ty Cummings 41 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 51 yards, 3:17
37
TD
8:24
Doroland Dorceus 1 Yd Run (Jake Elliott Kick)
8 plays, 83 yards, 2:37
314
play
Memphis extends lead on 1-yard TD run (0:56)

Doroland Dorceus run for 1-yard for a TD (0:56)

TD
5:09
Duke Catalon 10 Yd Run (Ty Cummings Kick)
11 plays, 75 yards, 3:15
1014
play
Houston strikes back with Catalon TD (0:32)

Duke Catalon takes the handoff up the middle and finds the end zone from 10 yards out to score Houston's first touchdown and cut Memphis' lead to 14-10. (0:32)

TD
1:52
Phil Mayhue 2 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Jake Elliott Kick)
10 plays, 65 yards, 3:17
1021
play
Memphis can't stop scoring with third TD of the quarter (1:01)

Memphis makes it three touchdowns on three possessions when Riley Ferguson hits Phil Mayhue from two yards out to put the Tigers ahead 21-10 in the first quarter. (1:01)

second QuarterHOUMEM
TD
14:54
Tyler McCloskey 29 Yd pass from Greg Ward Jr. (Ty Cummings Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 1:58
1721
play
Ward, Houston answer with 29-yard TD (0:44)

Having to keep pace with Memphis' high-flying offense, Houston answers when Greg Ward Jr. hits Tyler McCloskey over the middle for a 29-yard touchdown strike to bring the Cougars to within 21-17. (0:44)

FG
11:57
Jake Elliott 40 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 50 yards, 2:57
1724
FG
7:13
Jake Elliott 29 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 43 yards, 2:46
1727
TD
1:17
Darrell Henderson 2 Yd Run (Jake Elliott Kick)
9 plays, 58 yards, 3:40
1734
play
Memphis punches it in again with Henderson TD (0:43)

Darrell Henderson refuses to come up short and stays up just long enough to reach the end zone from two yards out and puts Memphis up 34-17 late in the first half. (0:43)

third QuarterHOUMEM
TD
12:56
Chance Allen 35 Yd pass from Greg Ward Jr. (Ty Cummings Kick)
7 plays, 65 yards, 2:04
2434
play
Ward hits Allen for Houston 35-yard TD strike (1:17)

Houston gets a jump start to the second half when Greg Ward Jr. finds Chance Allen for the 35-yard touchdown to get the Cougars within 34-24. (1:17)

FG
4:49
Ty Cummings 25 Yd Field Goal
13 plays, 62 yards, 4:44
2734
fourth QuarterHOUMEM
FG
13:07
Ty Cummings 26 Yd Field Goal
18 plays, 64 yards, 5:40
3034
play
Houston cuts Memphis lead to 4 with 26-yard FG (0:25)

Ty Cummings 26-yard FG GOOD (0:25)

TD
7:02
Linell Bonner 55 Yd pass from Greg Ward Jr. (Ty Cummings Kick)
7 plays, 79 yards, 2:32
3734
play
Houston takes first lead with 55-yard TD (0:45)

After trailing for nearly the entire game, Houston finally puts itself ahead on 4th-and-1 when Linell Bonner makes the catch and is gone for a 55-yard touchdown. (0:45)

TD
3:49
Anthony Miller 35 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Jake Elliott Kick)
10 plays, 75 yards, 3:13
3741
play
Memphis answers with Miller's 35-yard TD catch (0:46)

After Houston took the lead for the first time in the game, Memphis answers right back with a 35-yard touchdown to Anthony Miller. (0:46)

TD
1:29
Chance Allen 3 Yd pass from Greg Ward Jr. (Ty Cummings Kick)
7 plays, 75 yards, 2:20
4441
play
Chance Allen gets his feet down in bounds to give Houston late lead (2:11)

Greg Ward Jr. pass complete to Chance Allen for 3-yards for a TD (2:11)

TD
0:19
Anthony Miller 10 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Jake Elliott Kick)
5 plays, 72 yards, 1:10
4448
play
Memphis retakes the lead with late Miller TD (1:11)

Riley Ferguson hits Anthony Miller over the middle for the 10-yard touchdown to give Memphis the lead with 19 seconds left. (1:11)

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