We gather at TDECU Stadium on a cool cloudy Saturday evening.
It's still early; but the stadium is filling up nicely.
What is this? A Memphis prayer meeting during warmups!
The sky clears to reveal a sliver of moon.
Memphis has brought cheerleaders ...
... and their mascot, Tom the Tiger.
Memphis fans have come a long way for the game.
Sasha and Shasta, strut on to the field for UH ...
... and our ace twirler warms up.
The UH band does a series of complex formations.
The National anthem
And the Cougars are poised to take the field.
Here they come!
Another prayer meeting.
The Memphis Tigers come from the other side.
Farrow, McDonald, Roberts, and Cooper represent our team.
Flip the coin and shake hands.
We do our kick-off dance.
Proctor returns the ball for Memphis; and the game is afoot!
Memphis' Dorceus runs for some of his 124 yards in the game.
Lynch connects with Frazier for more Memphis yards.
UH's Bowser breaks up a pass to Craft.
Memphis scores first and Elliott adds the extra point.
Now it's our turn. Ward passes the ball.
But our drive fizzles, and Memphis attacks again.
The UH band stirs up the crowd.
But we're stymied again; and Piper has to punt.
Here comes Memphis quarterback Lunch again.
The action gets pretty intense.