FedEx donates $2.5M for Memphis stadium work

By The Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx has donated $2.5 million to the University of Memphis to complete renovation of the video scoreboard and sound system at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

The school said in a news release Monday there is an August deadline for the project, in time for the Tigers’ first home game Sept. 1 against the University of Tennessee-Martin.

Athletic Director R.C. Johnson said the renovation will result in a state-of-the-art video and sound system to rival the top scoreboards in the country.

FedEx is based in Memphis. Capturion Network of Laurel, Miss., will do the work.