Memphis Tiger Trivia Answer: Football Upsets



It's been five years since the Tigers have met a Top-10 team on the gridiron. (Memphis opened the 2009 season against 8th-ranked Ole Miss.) The drought may well end on September 6th, when the Tigers travel to Pasadena to face UCLA and Heisman-candidate Brett Hundley. (The Bruins are ranked 7th in the preseason coaches poll.) It's been even longer since the U of M beat a ranked a team.

Name the last five times Memphis upset a Top-25 football team.


• November 9, 1996: Tigers 21, #6 Tennessee 17
• September 4, 1993: Tigers 45, #23 Mississippi State 35
• September 2, 1991: Tigers 24, #16 USC 10
• October 8, 1988: Tigers 17, #14 Florida 11
• October 10, 1987: Tigers 13, #15 Alabama 10

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