Scores

Final

UAB 41

(2-8, 1-5 away)

Memphis 35

(2-8, 1-4 home)

4:15 PM ET, November 12, 2011

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN

1 2 3 4 T
UAB 3 7 7 2441
MEM 14 7 14 035

Top Performers

Passing: J. Perry (UAB) - 410 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: J. Rhodes (MEM) - 17 CAR, 95 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Nelson (UAB) - 6 REC, 133 YDS, 2 TD

UAB 41, Memphis 35

Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Greg Franklin scored on a 10-yard run with 1:36 left to cap Alabama-Birmingham's rally in a 41-35 win over Memphis on Saturday.

The Blazers (2-8, 2-5 Conference USA) trailed 35-17 before scoring the game's final 24 points.

Ty Long's 24-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter started the streak.

Jonathan Perry then threw an 18-yard pass to Nick Adams to make it 35-27 with 9:51 left. Perry, who finished with four touchdowns and 410 yards on 29-of-48 passing, brought the Blazers within two, 35-33, on a 42-yard TD to Jamarcus Nelson with 7:08 remaining.

Franklin then capped a 10-play, 77-yard drive to give UAB its third straight win against Memphis.

The Blazers totaled 601 yards of offense, and Nelson finished with 133 yards and two touchdowns on six catches.

Jerrell Rhodes had two touchdowns and 95 yards on 17 carries for the Tigers (2-8, 1-5).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UAB
MEM
1st Downs3120
Total Yards601384
Passing410167
Rushing191217
Penalties5-425-55
3rd Down Conversions7-135-12
4th Down Conversions1-10-1
Turnovers20
Possession33:0626:54

Passing Leaders

UABC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Perry29/484108.540
MemphisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Reed16/291675.820

Rushing Leaders

UABCARYDSAVGTDLG
Franklin10737.3118
Reaves8739.1029
MemphisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rhodes17955.6222
Foster10878.7129

Receiving Leaders

UABRECYDSAVGTDLG
Nelson613322.2247
Franklin37023.3032
MemphisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Foster37926.3050
Rehrer7294.116

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUABMEM
TD10:35Justin Henderson 11 Yd Pass From Taylor Reed (Paulo Henriques Kick) 07
FG07:22Ty Long 32 Yd 37
TD06:07Billy Foster 3 Yd Run (Paulo Henriques Kick) 314
SECOND QUARTERUABMEM
TD06:38Tannar Rehrer 6 Yd Pass From Taylor Reed (Paulo Henriques Kick) 321
TD02:55Jay Davis 1 Yd Pass From Jonathan Perry (Ty Long Kick) 1021
THIRD QUARTERUABMEM
TD07:27Jerrell Rhodes 1 Yd Run (Paulo Henriques Kick) 1028
TD05:12Jamarcus Nelson 47 Yd Pass From Jonathan Perry (Ty Long Kick) 1728
TD03:43Jerrell Rhodes 22 Yd Run (Paulo Henriques Kick) 1735
FOURTH QUARTERUABMEM
FG13:39Ty Long 24 Yd 2035
TD09:51Nick Adams 18 Yd Pass From Jonathan Perry (Ty Long Kick) 2735
TD07:08Jamarcus Nelson 42 Yd Pass From Jonathan Perry (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 3335
TD01:36Greg Franklin 10 Yd Run (Jonathan Perry Run For Two-Point Conversion) 4135