|Tuesday's College Football TV Capsule|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 01 October 2007 16:31|
Marshall (0-4) at Memphis (1-3), 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Opening Line: Memphis by 1.
Series Record: Series is tied 1-1
Last Meeting: 2006, Marshall 41-27
Marshall is 0-2 in Conference USA openers since joining the league in 2005. ... TE Cody Slate leads Marshall with 25 catches for 321 yards and ranks second in the nation among tight ends in receptions per game (6.25) and yards per game (80.2). ... Marshall is second in Conference USA in passing offense (295.3 yards per game). ... In the last five years Memphis is 24-2 when leading through the third quarter. ... Memphis is fourth in Conference USA in passing offense (258.8 yards per game) and total offense (412.5 yards per game). ... The Tigers are also third in Conference USA in passing defense (131.41 yards per game).