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Seth Henigan’s Liberty Bowl Master Class



Seth Henigan was fantastic in Memphis' bowl win over Iowa State. (Image Credit: AP Photo / George Walker IV)

Undoubtedly, Seth Henigan had one of his best games with the Tigers in the 2023 Liberty Bowl. He started the game quickly, finding Demeer Blankumsee for 70 yards and a touchdown within the first two minutes. His performance would never waver from there.

During the contest, Henigan also surpassed Brady White for 1st place in all-time passing yards at Memphis.

Now, with this season over, Henigan will begin preparing for his senior season. Let’s delve into yesterday’s masterful output and what this performance can mean going into the offseason.

Liberty Bowl

In the Liberty Bowl, Henigan exhibited the composure and skill befitting a quarterback destined for continued success at Memphis. He played a role in all five of Memphis’ touchdowns, contributing four through precise passes and adding one with his legs.

What stood out in this game was Henigan’s ability to avoid forcing plays, instead allowing the game to unfold naturally. This approach resulted in an impressive 364 yards on 24 completions out of 34 attempts.

Henigan effectively leveraged Roc Taylor‘s strengths, connecting with him eight times for 102 yards. The synergy between Henigan and Taylor proved instrumental in Memphis’ triumph.

Henigan’s exceptional display of skill and leadership played a pivotal role in securing Memphis’ fifth-ever 10-win season.

Senior Season

This standout game will undoubtedly carry over to a robust and confident offseason. Subsequently, highlighting his commitment to Ryan Silverfield and the Memphis program.

In an era where roster building heavily relies on the transfer portal, Henigan’s story stands out as a testament to the value of developing talent within the program. His dedication to Memphis during a period when staying with one school for four years isn’t the norm adds an extra layer to his compelling narrative.

With the AAC offering an open field next season, Henigan and Memphis is poised to capitalize, potentially securing a spot in the College Football Playoff.