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SportingNews
Former Southern Miss standout Jonathan Mills shot to death in Chicagowhere he was an all-state player, the Chicago Tribune reported . He was 26.
Former Southern Miss standout Jonathan Mills shot to death in Chicago
SportingNews / Posted 7 hours ago
where he was an all-state player, the Chicago Tribune reported . He was 26. A 6-6, 230-pound forward, Mills was a Conference USA all-defensive team selection in his two seasons (2011-12 and '12-13) at Southern Miss, where he averaged 9.3... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benson: Stability no issuethe SEC, known as the Power Five. But, he sees no reason a school would listen
Benson: Stability no issue
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
the SEC, known as the Power Five. But, he sees no reason a school would listen to an overture from the American Athletic, Conference USA, the Mountain West or the Mid-American, which like the Sun Belt, are known as the Group of Five. "I will know... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Marshall basketball player James Kelly drafted in Korean Basketball League draftlast season with 20.1 points, 9.8 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.1 blocks per game
Marshall basketball player James Kelly drafted in Korean Basketball League draft
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 16 hours ago
last season with 20.1 points, 9.8 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.1 blocks per game en route to becoming Marshall's first All-Conference USA first team selection and Newcomer of the Year. In league games only, He led C-USA in defensive rebound (9.0... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Littrell playing numbers gameproject that was still very much a work in progress Monday when Littrell and th
Littrell playing numbers game
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
project that was still very much a work in progress Monday when Littrell and the Mean Green made their appearance at Conference USA media days at the league’s offices. UNT’s late junior college signees and fifth-year senior transfers will... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Realignment talk dominates C-USA media dayearlier this month, it didn’t take long for people to start talking about how i
Realignment talk dominates C-USA media day
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 21 hours ago
earlier this month, it didn’t take long for people to start talking about how it would affect this league or that program. Conference USA is one many have surmised would be among the most logical to potentially feel the effects once the first... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
NFL�s 1st female official felt pressure � after the seasonworked at minicamps, training camps and exhibition games before getting hired f
NFL�s 1st female official felt pressure � after the season
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
worked at minicamps, training camps and exhibition games before getting hired full-time last year. She had officiated for Conference USA since 2007, with assignments including bowl game and two league championship games. �I never set out to be... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Former USM basketball player killed in ChicagoSun-Times. The Chicago native played at Southern Miss for two seasons from 201
Former USM basketball player killed in Chicago
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 hours ago
Sun-Times. The Chicago native played at Southern Miss for two seasons from 2011-2013, earning accolades including All-Conference USA. His former coach at Southern Miss, Donnie Tyndall, once called him “the toughest kid” he has ever... Read more
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TSN
NFL female official felt pressure after seasonworked at minicamps, training camps and exhibition games before getting hired f
NFL female official felt pressure after season
TSN / Posted yesterday
worked at minicamps, training camps and exhibition games before getting hired full-time last year. She had officiated for Conference USA since 2007, with assignments including bowl game and two league championship games. "I never set out to be... Read more
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Brandon Sun
NFL's 1st female official felt pressure - after the seasonworked at minicamps, training camps and exhibition games before getting hired f
NFL's 1st female official felt pressure - after the season
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
worked at minicamps, training camps and exhibition games before getting hired full-time last year. She had officiated for Conference USA since 2007, with assignments including bowl game and two league championship games. "I never set out to be... Read more
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Salon.com
NFL’s 1st female official felt pressure _ after the seasonworked at minicamps, training camps and exhibition games before getting hired f
NFL’s 1st female official felt pressure _ after the season
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
worked at minicamps, training camps and exhibition games before getting hired full-time last year. She had officiated for Conference USA since 2007, with assignments including bowl game and two league championship games. “I never set out to be... Read more
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Al.com
Sun Belt commish unconcerned about Big 12 expansion, says league 'on verge of greatness'simply, if the Big 12 draws new teams from the American, the American would lik
Sun Belt commish unconcerned about Big 12 expansion, says league 'on verge of greatness'
Al.com / Posted yesterday
simply, if the Big 12 draws new teams from the American, the American would likely look for replacements in Conference USA and the Sun Belt. That's exactly what happened four years ago, when five teams — Florida Atlantic, Florida... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sun Belt commissioner: Conference now has 'sustainability, stability'the Sun Belt lost members North Texas, Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky, Flor
Sun Belt commissioner: Conference now has 'sustainability, stability'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
the Sun Belt lost members North Texas, Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky, Florida International and Florida Atlantic to Conference USA. "I said more than once that I will know when the Sun Belt has reached a level of sustainability and... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
C-USA football media days kick off Monday in IrvingIrving will become the center of the Conference USA football universe for the n
C-USA football media days kick off Monday in Irving
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Irving will become the center of the Conference USA football universe for the next two days. New North Texas coach Seth Littrell will make the short drive south to the C-USA offices and will be joined by coaches and players from across the league... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
JUST JOSHIN’: Countdown to the kickoff of college football - Day 39(including 36 straight at left tackle) on the offensive line for the Hilltopper
JUST JOSHIN’: Countdown to the kickoff of college football - Day 39
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
(including 36 straight at left tackle) on the offensive line for the Hilltoppers. Last season Lamp was a first-team All-Conference USA selection and a second-team All-American pick by ProFootballFocus.com while anchoring an offensive line that... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ga. Tech basketball coach takes upbeat viewthe program endured quick NCAA exits, numerous transfers, and a weak record aga
Ga. Tech basketball coach takes upbeat view
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
the program endured quick NCAA exits, numerous transfers, and a weak record against top-25 opponents. A 2014 shift from Conference USA to the stronger American Athletic Conference was accompanied by a decline; Pastner’s teams didn’t make the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
USM football players visit Coast Boys & Girls Clubsand 5 season and a trip to the Heart of Dallas Bowl, Southern Miss is back with
USM football players visit Coast Boys & Girls Clubs
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
and 5 season and a trip to the Heart of Dallas Bowl, Southern Miss is back with a new head coach, but the same goal: win a Conference USA West Division title and go from there. "We want to create that buzz. USM football had a a great tradition... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
USM football players visit Coast Boys & Girls Clubsand 5 season and a trip to the Heart of Dallas Bowl, Southern Miss is back with
USM football players visit Coast Boys & Girls Clubs
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
and 5 season and a trip to the Heart of Dallas Bowl, Southern Miss is back with a new head coach, but the same goal: win a Conference USA West Division title and go from there. "We want to create that buzz. USM football had a a great tradition... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT paying $20,000 for evaluationunder Villarreal, including opening Apogee Stadium, its $78 million football ve
UNT paying $20,000 for evaluation
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
under Villarreal, including opening Apogee Stadium, its $78 million football venue, in the fall of 2011. UNT also joined Conference USA in the summer of 2013 after 12 years in the Sun Belt. Changing conferences increased the exposure UNT... Read more
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SportingNews
Dungy, Tomlin, other coaches of color are Dennis Green's greatest legacythe program at the time," former 49ers safety Merton Hanks, later an NFL execut
Dungy, Tomlin, other coaches of color are Dennis Green's greatest legacy
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
the program at the time," former 49ers safety Merton Hanks, later an NFL executive and now senior associate commissioner of Conference USA, told Sporting News last January. “That’s what you want to see.” Lewis, Lovie Smith and future Super Bowl... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
McGillis addresses prospective conference realignmentin the American Athletic Conference and Southern Miss has been mentioned as a p
McGillis addresses prospective conference realignment
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
in the American Athletic Conference and Southern Miss has been mentioned as a potential candidate to make the jump from Conference USA. Golden Eagle athletic director Bill McGillis addressed the matter at the Jackson All Star Party... Read more
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Rice Owls
Lee Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholarhad two top 20 finishes, including a career-best 11th-place showing at the Pres
Lee Named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
Rice Owls / Posted 4 days ago
had two top 20 finishes, including a career-best 11th-place showing at the President’s Day Challenge. He also finished the season with seven rounds of par or better. The Albuquerque, N.M., native was also named to the Conference USA All-Academic Te... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Southern Miss picked to win C-USA WestMiddle Tennessee was selected to win the East Division in a preseason vote cond
Southern Miss picked to win C-USA West
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Middle Tennessee was selected to win the East Division in a preseason vote conducted by a panel of media members that cover Conference USA schools. Southern Miss (9-5) tied for the most-improved team in the FBS last season, which included a West... Read more
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Al.com
Offers still adding up for Hewitt-Trussville speedster David AcfalleRight now, Acfalle has 14 offers. He said ones that stand out include Southern
Offers still adding up for Hewitt-Trussville speedster David Acfalle
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
Right now, Acfalle has 14 offers. He said ones that stand out include Southern Miss, Navy, Air Force along with other Conference USA and Sun Belt schools. "The thing about David is when the coaches see him in person, his stock rises,"... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Staying healthy in the heatpicked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is th
Staying healthy in the heat
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
picked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is that Southern Miss football will sit atop the Conference USA West Division once more this fall. The Golden Eagles were the top vote-getters in the league's preseason media... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jackson teens introduced to aviation profession in special camppicked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is th
Jackson teens introduced to aviation profession in special camp
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
picked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is that Southern Miss football will sit atop the Conference USA West Division once more this fall. The Golden Eagles were the top vote-getters in the league's preseason media... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Jackson security guard stabbed at bus stationpicked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is th
Jackson security guard stabbed at bus station
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
picked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is that Southern Miss football will sit atop the Conference USA West Division once more this fall. The Golden Eagles were the top vote-getters in the league's preseason media... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
UNT last in C-USA preseason media pollfirst season under coach Seth Littrell. Just how big that challenge will be ca
UNT last in C-USA preseason media poll
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
first season under coach Seth Littrell. Just how big that challenge will be came into a little better focus Thursday, when Conference USA released its preseason media poll. UNT was picked to finish last in the league’s West Division. The Mean... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
3OYS helps rescue an abandoned horse in a Jackson neighborhoodpicked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is th
3OYS helps rescue an abandoned horse in a Jackson neighborhood
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
picked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is that Southern Miss football will sit atop the Conference USA West Division once more this fall. The Golden Eagles were the top vote-getters in the league's preseason media... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
United Blood Services needs blood donationspicked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is th
United Blood Services needs blood donations
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
picked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is that Southern Miss football will sit atop the Conference USA West Division once more this fall. The Golden Eagles were the top vote-getters in the league's preseason media... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
'Make America One Again' at RNCpicked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is th
'Make America One Again' at RNC
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
picked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is that Southern Miss football will sit atop the Conference USA West Division once more this fall. The Golden Eagles were the top vote-getters in the league's preseason media... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
USM picked to win West DivisionEven with a coaching change, the expectation is that Southern Miss football wil
USM picked to win West Division
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
Even with a coaching change, the expectation is that Southern Miss football will sit atop the Conference USA West Division once more this fall. The Golden Eagles were the top vote-getters in the league's preseason media poll released Thursday. The... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
2 arrested in Gulfport; police recover nearly 50 pounds of methpicked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is th
2 arrested in Gulfport; police recover nearly 50 pounds of meth
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
picked to win West Division Even with a coaching change, the expectation is that Southern Miss football will sit atop the Conference USA West Division once more this fall. The Golden Eagles were the top vote-getters in the league's preseason media... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Social Hour: LSU's new beer, Kentucky's new facility and morehere. Don’t let this happen again. Always be in the know by following Dr. Satur
Social Hour: LSU's new beer, Kentucky's new facility and more
Yahoo Sports / Posted 4 days ago
here. Don’t let this happen again. Always be in the know by following Dr. Saturday on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr. Both Conference USA and the Sun Belt unveiled its preseason media polls Thursday. Middle Tennessee is predicted to win C-USA’s... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
ECU AD making pitch to expansion-minded Big 12ourself to be the next member for the past 12 months and will continue to do so
ECU AD making pitch to expansion-minded Big 12
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 5 days ago
ourself to be the next member for the past 12 months and will continue to do so." East Carolina, who moved from Conference USA to the American Athletic Conference in 2014, has been widely named among many schools as a possible addition... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
USM picked to repeat as West champsMiddle Tennessee was selected to win the East Division in a preseason vote cond
USM picked to repeat as West champs
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
Middle Tennessee was selected to win the East Division in a preseason vote conducted by a panel of media members that cover Conference USA schools. Southern Miss tied for the most-improved team in the FBS last season, which included a West Division... Read more
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The News & Observer
East Carolina AD says school ‘deserves to be in the Big 12’joined its current conference, the American Athletic Conference, just two years
East Carolina AD says school ‘deserves to be in the Big 12’
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
joined its current conference, the American Athletic Conference, just two years ago after previously being a part of Conference USA. Unlike the AAC, the Big 12 is generally considered a “Power Five” conference within the Football Bowl... Read more
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Daily Press
Thursday's "360": ODU picked sixth in seven-team C-USA East; NSU hires two women's basketball assistant coachesCOLLEGES: Football: Old Dominion (5-7, 3-5 in Conference USA last season) was
Thursday's "360": ODU picked sixth in seven-team C-USA East; NSU hires two women's basketball assistant coaches
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
COLLEGES: Football: Old Dominion (5-7, 3-5 in Conference USA last season) was picked in a media poll to place sixth — just one above the bottom — in C-USA’s East Division. Women’s basketball: Norfolk State coach Larry Vickers announced the... Read more
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SportingNews
No joke: This is how the Big 12's expansion candidates should be rankedan enormous leap in terms of interest and quality upon joining a major conferen
No joke: This is how the Big 12's expansion candidates should be ranked
SportingNews / Posted 5 days ago
an enormous leap in terms of interest and quality upon joining a major conference for the first time in 2005, when it left Conference USA for the Big East. The school also has made significant gains academically over the past decade. Let’s be... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Media picks Southern Miss to repeat in C-USA WestPress Release from Conference USA Southern Miss has been picked to repeat as W
Media picks Southern Miss to repeat in C-USA West
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 5 days ago
Press Release from Conference USA Southern Miss has been picked to repeat as West Division football champions in 2016, while Middle Tennessee was selected to win the East Division in a preseason vote conducted by a panel of media members that cover... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Southern Miss' Bradley one of six on C-USA teamTexas -- Senior defensive lineman Dylan Bradley was one of six Southern Mississ
Southern Miss' Bradley one of six on C-USA team
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Texas -- Senior defensive lineman Dylan Bradley was one of six Southern Mississippi football players named Wednesday to the Conference USA preseason team. Bradley joins quarterback Nick Mullens (Offensive Player of the Year), running back Ito... Read more
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Rice Owls
Bevan Announces Emily Massad Rabbitt Awardof the men’s basketball team and has four children together residing in Pittsbu
Bevan Announces Emily Massad Rabbitt Award
Rice Owls / Posted 5 days ago
of the men’s basketball team and has four children together residing in Pittsburgh, PA. MacFarlane was recently named the Conference USA Women’s Track & Field Scholar Athlete of the Year for a second consecutive year. In addition to earning C-USA... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Five Monarchs earn preseason All-Conference USA honorsfootball featured five student-athletes, Ray Lawry, Zach Pascal, Rashaad Coward
Five Monarchs earn preseason All-Conference USA honors
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
football featured five student-athletes, Ray Lawry, Zach Pascal, Rashaad Coward, TJ Ricks and Justice Davila, on the Conference USA preseason All-Conference Team, the league announced on Wednesday. The team is voted on by the league’s... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
McClain named preseason All-C-USAKishawn McClain flew under the radar last season, despite being one of the most
McClain named preseason All-C-USA
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Kishawn McClain flew under the radar last season, despite being one of the most productive players in Conference USA. The North Texas safety racked up 110 tackles in 12 games and made play after play for the Mean Green. He just didn’t end up with a... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Law enforcement officers at scene of suspicious deathearn C-USA preseason honors The Southern Miss football program made its presen
Law enforcement officers at scene of suspicious death
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
earn C-USA preseason honors The Southern Miss football program made its presence felt Wednesday with six players earning Conference USA preseason honors. The Southern Miss football program made its presence felt Wednesday with six players... Read more
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Daily Press
Wednesday's "360": Legacy 76 shut out in soccer playoff; five ODU football players named to All-C-USA preseason teamquarterback Vad Lee was signed to the practice squad of the Canadian Football L
Wednesday's "360": Legacy 76 shut out in soccer playoff; five ODU football players named to All-C-USA preseason team
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
quarterback Vad Lee was signed to the practice squad of the Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders (0-3). Conference USA coaches selected five Old Dominion players to the preseason All-C-USA team: junior running back Ray Lawry,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Preliminary flood insurance rate maps for Columbia area viewed at open houseearn C-USA preseason honors The Southern Miss football program made its presen
Preliminary flood insurance rate maps for Columbia area viewed at open house
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
earn C-USA preseason honors The Southern Miss football program made its presence felt Wednesday with six players earning Conference USA preseason honors. The Southern Miss football program made its presence felt Wednesday with six players... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Six Golden Eagles earn C-USA preseason honorsThe Southern Miss football program made its presence felt Wednesday with six pl
Six Golden Eagles earn C-USA preseason honors
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
The Southern Miss football program made its presence felt Wednesday with six players earning Conference USA preseason honors. Senior quarterback Nick Mullens highlighted the contingent by being voted conference preseason Offensive Player of the Year... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
WCU hosts luncheon for first respondersearn C-USA preseason honors The Southern Miss football program made its presen
WCU hosts luncheon for first responders
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
earn C-USA preseason honors The Southern Miss football program made its presence felt Wednesday with six players earning Conference USA preseason honors. The Southern Miss football program made its presence felt Wednesday with six players... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Most important Golden Eagles: No. 1 Nick MullensSouthern Miss open its season at Kentucky in less than 50 days. As that and Co
Most important Golden Eagles: No. 1 Nick Mullens
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
Southern Miss open its season at Kentucky in less than 50 days. As that and Conference USA Media Days approach, the Hattiesburg American has counted down the 10 most important Golden Eagles for the 2016 season. Today marks the final installment of... Read more
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Rice Owls
Lyons Tabbed by C-USA CoachesLyons, who has led the Owls in tackles in each of the last two seasons, has bee
Lyons Tabbed by C-USA Coaches
Rice Owls / Posted 6 days ago
Lyons, who has led the Owls in tackles in each of the last two seasons, has been named to the 2016 preseason Coaches All-Conference USA team which was released on Wednesday by the league. Lyons comes into his senior season with 198 career tackles... Read more
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