Preseason predictions had North Texas, Southern Miss and Louisiana Tech to be the top three football teams in Conference USA’s West Division.
Last week, Southern Miss (4-2 overall, 2-0 C-USA) handled North Texas 45-27 to sweep aside one of its primary rivals.
Southern Miss coaches knew right where to start when preparing for Saturday’s 5 p.m. football game at Troy.
Their own archives.
That’s because first-year Troy head coach Chip Lindsey was the offensive coordinator under former Golden Eagle head coach Todd Monken in 2014-15.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles step up in competition big time this week when they play at Mississippi StateBy ALAN HINTON,
After a good start to open the season, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles step up in competition big time this week when they play at Mississippi State on Saturday.
Game time is 2:30 p.m. and the game will be televised by ESPNU.
Southern Miss football’s regular season comes to a close on Saturday, but if the cards fall right, the season could be extended with a bowl game.
The Golden Eagles have a 5-5 overall record, 4-3 in Conference USA, and six total wins qualify for a bowl game. It doesn’t guarantee a bowl, but at least a team is eligible for one.
One thing is for sure: The Southern Miss football team’s task does not get any easier this week.
After falling to Charlotte 20-17 last week, Southern Miss will host the always-tough Marshall Thundering Herd at 2 p.m. Saturday at M.M. Roberts Stadium.
The game will be shown by Stadium on Facebook.
Southern Miss’ defense knows it needs to slow down UTSA quarterback Cordale Grundy at Saturday’s homecoming football game at M.M. Roberts Stadium.
Southern Miss’ offense knows it needs to quit making mistakes when it gets close to the goal line.