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Murray State alum leading Memphis football program to new heights

MEMPHIS, TN (KFVS) -

Former Murray State quarterback Justin Fuente is leading the Memphis football team to new heights.

Fuente graduated from Murray State in 2000, since his playing days he has quickly rose in the coaching ranks. 

This season, Fuente has guided Memphis to a perfect record and top 25 ranking.

The Tigers come into this week 7-0 and ranked 16 in the top 25 rankings.

Dating back to last season, Memphis has won 14 straight games.

Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch leads the Tigers high powered offense.

Lynch has even thrown himself in the Heisman race for the top college player in the country. 

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