Win Probability 100%

SIU
MEM
MEM 100%

SIU

31

MEM

44

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • SIU393
    • 464MEM
  • Turnovers

    • SIU1
    • 0MEM
  • Possession

    SIUMEM
    24:1635:44
  • 1st Downs

    • SIU23
    • 24MEM

Game Information

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Coverage: ESPN3
  • Memphis, TN 38104
  • Line: MEM -29.5
Attendance: 41,584
71%
Capacity: 58,325

Pollard's kickoff return for TD helps Memphis beat SIU 44-31

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.

9/24/2017 Associated Press

Scoring Summary

1234T
Southern Illinois1473731
Memphis710171044
first QuarterSIUMEM
TD
11:29
Connor Iwema 36 Yd pass from Sam Straub (Matt Sotiropoulos Kick)
9 plays, 78 yards, 3:31
70
TD
8:10
Anthony Miller 1 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Spencer Smith Kick)
3 plays, 14 yards, 0:50
77
TD
1:10
Darrell James 7 Yd pass from Sam Straub (Matt Sotiropoulos Kick)
15 plays, 73 yards, 6:53
147
play
Southern Illionois QB takes hit, still completes TD pass (0:34)

Sam Straub completes 9-yard TD pass under duress. (0:34)

second QuarterSIUMEM
TD
9:53
Joey Magnifico 9 Yd pass from Riley Ferguson (Riley Patterson Kick)
10 plays, 71 yards, 3:05
1414
play
Memphis TE hauls in TD catch to even the score (0:34)

Joey Magnicico keeps foot in for 9-yard touchdown (0:34)

FG
1:31
Spencer Smith 35 Yd Field Goal
13 plays, 59 yards, 3:35
1417
TD
0:36
Darrell James 33 Yd pass from Sam Straub (Matt Sotiropoulos Kick)
5 plays, 65 yards, 0:55
2117
play
Southern Illinois WR takes short catch all the way for TD (0:38)

Darrell James makes cuts back for 33-yard touchdown. (0:38)

third QuarterSIUMEM
TD
13:47
Darrell Henderson 14 Yd Run (Spencer Smith Kick)
4 plays, 75 yards, 1:13
2124
FG
9:08
Riley Patterson 30 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 63 yards, 3:12
2127
FG
0:20
Matt Sotiropoulos 32 Yd Field Goal
16 plays, 60 yards, 8:42
2427
TD
0:05
Tony Pollard 100 Yd Kickoff Return (Riley Patterson Kick)
0 plays, 0 yards, 0:00
2434
play
Memphis returns kickoff 100-yards for TD (1:30)

Tony Pollard goes the entire field for touchdown (1:30)

fourth QuarterSIUMEM
FG
10:31
Spencer Smith 31 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 54 yards, 4:11
2437
TD
4:51
Jaylon Graham 1 Yd pass from Sam Straub (Matt Sotiropoulos Kick)
13 plays, 56 yards, 5:31
3137
play
Southern Illinois QB throws short TD pass (0:26)

Sam Straub finds Jaylon Graham for the touchdown pass to make it a one score game. (0:26)

TD
1:21
Patrick Taylor Jr. 6 Yd Run (Spencer Smith Kick)
8 plays, 72 yards, 3:25
3144
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