MEMPHIS, Tenn. – After the final week of the regular season, University of Memphis defensive end Bryce Huff was named the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week while defensive back Chris Claybrooks was named the Special Teams Player of the Week. Both players were crucial in Memphis' 34-24 victory against then-No. 18 Cincinnati on Black Friday.
Huff and Claybrooks mark the eighth and ninth time, respectively, that a Memphis player has earned the league's Player of the Week honor, marking an all-time high for the Tigers. The previous record for Memphis in a single season was eight during the 2014 and the 2015 seasons.