Prior to 2014, Memphis had won nine or more games in a season only twice: 1963 and 2003. After a Week 10 win over previously undefeated SMU, the Tigers are one win away from a fourth nine-win season in the last six years.
With the 54-48 win, Memphis improved to 8-1 as they chase a New Year's Six bowl berth. Are the Tigers the best Group of Five team in college football? And if they win out, would they be deserving of a playoff spot in an eight-team auto-G5-bid format?
We discussed on this week's High Motor podcast (starts at 30:08):