Awards and Achievements

Jake Elliott

In 2016 Memphis Kicker Jake Elliott connected was awarded with his 4th straight 1st All-AAC award. Elliott was again over 80% on FG's during the 2016 season. Elliott was 100% on extra points during his four-year career at Memphis, connecting on 202-of-202.

2015 AAC Special Teams Player of the Year

Jake Elliott

Tony Pollard

2016 was a special year for Tony Pollard, as he took home many awards in his redshirt freshman season. Pollard was named the AAC Special Teams Player of the Year and 1st Team All-AAC. He also was named to the USA Today Freshmen All-American team. Pollard also returned two kickoff returns for touchdowns during the 2016 season; a feat that hadn't been done at Memphis for 20 years.

Tony Pollard

Spencer Smith

Tiger punter Spencer Smith continued the strong special teams tradition at Memphis during the 2016 season. He was named to the 1st Team All-AAC team. During the season Memphis finished 1st in the AAC in Net Punt and #8 in the nation.

Spencer Smith

Riley Ferguson

In his first year playing NCAA football, QB Riley Ferguson didn't shy away from the competition. Following a 1st-round draft pick at his position, Ferguson did none other than break record after record. In 2016, Ferguson tallied 32 touchdowns and shattering the previous mark. He was also named the AAC Offensive Player of the Week a total of three times. He led a scoring offense that averaged 40 points per game and finished ranked #16 in the nation. During the contest vs. Bowling Green, Ferguson helped Memphis set the school's single-game scoring total with 77 points.

Riley Ferguson

Daniel Montiel

In his senior season, Daniel Montiel took over the lead role at the TE position. During his only year under the new offense did none other than finish 1st Team All-AAC. Montiel finished his career with 7 TD's and averaged 13.7 yards per reception.

Daniel Montiel

Genard Avery

in 2016, linebacker Genard Avery was named 1st Team All-AAC. He finished the season with 79 total tackles, 10 tackles for loss and 5 sacks. He also had 2 interceptions and returned both for touchdowns.

Genard Avery

Anthony Miller

During his junior campaign, former walk-on Anthony Miller, had an unbelievable season. In 2016, Miller broke the the school single-season record for receiving yards. In this lone-season miller hauled in 95 receptions for 1434 yards. He finished with an average of 15.1 yards per reception and 15 total touchdowns. 

Anthony Miller

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