The SMU Mustangs (8-2) and the Memphis Tigers (8-2) play on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium in a clash of AAC foes.

SMU has been a difficult matchup for opposing teams, ranking top-25 in both total offense (10th-best with 474 yards per game) and total defense (11th-best with 290.8 yards allowed per game) this season. While Memphis' defense has been stuck in neutral, ranking 22nd-worst by surrendering 416.3 total yards per game, its offense ranks 20th-best with 452.3 total yards per contest.

We will dig into everything you need to know about this contest, including how to watch on ESPN2.

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Memphis vs. SMU Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN2
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • City: Memphis, Florida
  • Venue: Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium

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Memphis vs. SMU Key Statistics

Memphis SMU
452.3 (25th) Off. Yards Avg. (Rank) 474 (12th)
416.3 (107th) Def. Yards Avg. (Rank) 290.8 (10th)
155.8 (69th) Rush Yards Avg. (Rank) 188.5 (28th)
296.5 (14th) Pass Yards Avg. (Rank) 285.5 (20th)
13 (55th) Turnovers (Rank) 9 (15th)
19 (10th) Takeaways (Rank) 12 (90th)

Memphis Stats Leaders

  • Seth Henigan leads Memphis with 2,864 yards on 240-of-362 passing with 22 touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season. He has chipped in with 229 rushing yards (22.9 ypg) on 79 carries while scoring four touchdowns on the ground.
  • Blake Watson's team-high 909 rushing yards have come on 152 carries, with 12 touchdowns. He also leads the team with 393 receiving yards (39.3 per game) on 43 catches with two touchdowns.
  • Sutton Smith has racked up 51 carries and totaled 257 yards with two touchdowns.
  • Roc Taylor has collected 50 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 779 (77.9 yards per game). He's been targeted 80 times and has four touchdowns.
  • DeMeer Blankumsee has put up a 669-yard season so far with four touchdowns. He's caught 40 passes on 67 targets.

SMU Stats Leaders

  • Preston Stone has thrown for 2,596 yards (259.6 ypg) to lead SMU, completing 58.6% of his passes and collecting 23 touchdown passes compared to six interceptions this season. He's also contributed in the ground game with 197 rushing yards on 52 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
  • Jaylan Knighton has 640 rushing yards on 111 carries with five touchdowns.
  • LJ Johnson Jr. has piled up 427 yards on 78 attempts, scoring two times.
  • Jake Bailey has hauled in 32 catches for 414 yards (41.4 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. .
  • RJ Maryland has caught 25 passes for 355 yards (35.5 yards per game) and six touchdowns this year.
  • Jordan Hudson has been the target of 32 passes and compiled 23 grabs for 322 yards, an average of 32.2 yards per contest. He's found the end zone five times through the air this season.

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