Gainwell is the first player for Memphis (6-1, 2-1 American Athletic Conference), and the first in the FBS to have 200 yards receiving and 100 yards rushing in a game since Troy Edwards of Louisiana Tech in 1997.
Gainwell finished with nine receptions for 203 yards and two touchdowns, and carried the ball 18 times for 104 yards and a touchdown. White was 21-of-29 passing for 358 yards.
Justin McMillan was 15 of 28 for 187 yards passing with one touchdown pass and three interceptions for Tulane (5-2, 2-1). He added 89 yards on the ground on 15 carries, and also ran for a score.
The Tigers led 34-10 at halftime. Riley Patterson's two field goals from 29 and 34 yards stretched the Memphis lead to 40-10 midway through the third quarter.
Austin Peay coach Mark Hudspeth resigns after 11-win season
Austin Peay football coach Mark Hudspeth, who led the program to a record 11 wins and an Ohio Valley Conference championship last season, resigned abruptly on Friday.
Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley prefers fall, but spring football 'very doable'
Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley said on Friday that while he's still hopeful for a fall season, spring football is "very doable."
Kansas football halts workouts over increased virus cases
The Kansas Jayhawks football program has suspended its voluntary workouts due to an increase of positive coronavirus tests.
Oklahoma State AD confirms Gundy took $1M pay cut
Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder says it was Mike Gundy's choice to take a $1 million pay cut after a two-week review of the football program.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy agrees to take $1M pay cut after review
Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy has agreed to take a $1 million pay cut and amend his contract after a two-week review of the football program.
FCS Lafayette cancels Sept. 12 football game vs. Navy
Navy said Lafayette is unable to play on Sept. 12 because its team, which is not allowed to fly during the pandemic, per Patriot League protocol, would not be back on campus with enough time to meet FBS medical advisory guidelines.