Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium

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Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Location Memphis, Tennessee
Opened September 16, 1965
Other Names Memphis Memorial Stadium (1965-75)
Tenants Memphis Tigers (1965-present)
Tennessee Oilers (1997)
Memphis Mad Dogs (1995)
Memphis Showboats (1984-85)
Memphis Southmen (1974-75)

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (due to be renamed Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium) is a football stadium located at the former Mid-South Fairgrounds in the Midtown area of Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The stadium is the site of the annual Liberty Bowl, and is the home field of the University of Memphis Tigers football team of the American Athletic Conference. It has also been the host of several attempts at professional sports in the city, as well as other local football games and other gatherings.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
College football December 10, 1966 Liberty Bowl (Miami Hurricanes vs. VPI Gobblers) Program
December 16, 1967 Liberty Bowl (NC State Wolfpack vs. Georgia Bulldogs) Program
December 12, 1970 Liberty Bowl (Tulane Green Wave vs. Colorado Buffaloes) Program
December 18, 1972 Liberty Bowl (Iowa State Cyclones vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets) Program
December 16, 1974 Liberty Bowl (Tennessee Volunteers vs. Maryland Terrapins) Program
December 29, 1982 Liberty Bowl (Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Illinois Fighting Illini) Program
January 2, 2016 Liberty Bowl (Kansas State Wildcats vs. Arkansas Razorbacks) Program
December 30, 2017 Liberty Bowl (Iowa State Cyclones vs. Memphis Tigers) Program

See also

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American Athletic Conference
Full members (all sports) Cincinnati Bearcats • East Carolina Pirates • Houston Cougars • Memphis Tigers • SMU Mustangs • South Florida Bulls • Temple Owls • Tulane Green Wave • Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Football-only members Navy Midshipmen
Basketball Venues FedExForum • Moody Coliseum
Football Venues Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Lincoln Financial Field • Nippert Stadium • Raymond James Stadium • Yulman Stadium


Canadian Football League (2022)
Current Teams BC Lions • Calgary Stampeders • Edmonton Elks • Hamilton Tiger-Cats • Montreal Alouettes • Ottawa Redblacks • Saskatchewan Roughriders • Toronto Argonauts • Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Defunct Teams Baltimore Stallions • Birmingham Barracudas • Las Vegas Posse • Memphis Mad Dogs • Ottawa Renegades • Ottawa Rough Riders • San Antonio Texans • Shreveport Pirates
Current Venues BC Place • BMO Field • The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium • IG Field • McMahon Stadium • Mosaic Stadium • Percival Molson Memorial Stadium • TD Place Stadium • Tim Hortons Field
Former Venues Alamodome • Autostade • Canad Inns Stadium • Clarke Stadium • Delorimier Stadium • Exhibition Stadium • Independence Stadium • Ivor Wynne Stadium • Legion Field • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Memorial Stadium • Olympic Stadium • Rogers Centre • Sam Boyd Silver Bowl
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United States Football League
1983 Teams Arizona Wranglers • Birmingham Stallions • Boston Breakers • Chicago Blitz • Denver Gold • Los Angeles Express • Michigan Panthers • New Jersey Generals • Oakland Invaders • Philadelphia Stars • Tampa Bay Bandits • Washington Federals
1984 Teams Arizona Wranglers • Birmingham Stallions • Chicago Blitz • Denver Gold • Houston Gamblers • Jacksonville Bulls • Los Angeles Express • Memphis Showboats • Michigan Panthers • New Jersey Generals • New Orleans Breakers • Oakland Invaders • Oklahoma Outlaws • Philadelphia Stars • Pittsburgh Maulers • San Antonio Gunslingers • Tampa Bay Bandits • Washington Federals
1985 Teams Arizona Outlaws • Baltimore Stars • Birmingham Stallions • Denver Gold • Houston Gamblers • Jacksonville Bulls • Los Angeles Express • Memphis Showboats • New Jersey Generals • Oakland Invaders • Orlando Renegades • Portland Breakers • San Antonio Gunslingers • Tampa Bay Bandits
Seasons 1983 • 1984 • 1985
Venues Alamo Stadium • Gator Bowl • Giants Stadium • Legion Field • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Mile High Stadium • Nickerson Field • Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum • RFK Stadium • Soldier Field • Tampa Stadium • Veterans Stadium
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World Football League
1974 Teams Birmingham Americans • New York Stars/Charlotte Hornets • Chicago Fire • Detroit Wheels • Florida Blazers • The Hawaiians • Jacksonville Sharks • Memphis Southmen • Philadelphia Bell • Portland Storm • Houston Texans / Shreveport Steamer • Southern California Sun
1975 Teams Birmingham Vulcans • Charlotte Hornets • Chicago Winds • The Hawaiians • Jacksonville Express • Memphis Southmen • Philadelphia Bell • Portland Thunder • San Antonio Wings • Shreveport Steamer • Southern California Sun
Venues Alamo Stadium • Aloha Stadium • American Legion Memorial Stadium • Anaheim Stadium • Astrodome • Civic Stadium • Downing Stadium • Franklin Field • Gator Bowl • Independence Stadium • Legion Field • Memphis Memorial Stadium • Rynearson Stadium • Soldier Field
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