Memphis fires coach Larry Porter
Memphis has fired coach Larry Porter after two seasons with the Tigers, the school announced Sunday.
Porter, 39, a former star running back for Memphis, was hired after the 2009 season from LSU in hopes the former Les Miles assistant could rebuild a moribund program.
But Memphis finished off a 2-10 season Saturday with a 44-7 loss at Southern Miss, its second 2-10 season in three years after going 1-11 in 2010.
"The expectations for the 2011 season were to see marked improvement ...
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