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WATCH: Southern Mississippi DB Kalan Reed Shows Off His 41.5-Inch Vertical Jump as His Teammates Go Nuts

Kalan Reed is just 5-foot-11, but we found out today that the defensive back from Southern Mississippi can jump about half his height in the air. Kalan Reed vertical: 41.5 (!) pic.twitter.com/H7gJnlo4e4 — Jason Munz (@munzly) March 24, 2016 Today is the Golden Eagles' Pro Day, and Reed showed off his incredible leaping ability by hitting 41.5 inches on the Standing Vertical...
Via Stack
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern Miss snaps 7-game skid, beats North Texas 81-70

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Kourtlin Jackson made his final home game count, hitting five 3-pointers and pouring in 27 points to help Southern Mississippi snap a seven-game losing streak by beating North Texas, 81-70 Saturday night. The graduate transfer from Iowa State entered the game after scoring a career-high 31 points against Rice. Jackson leads Southern Miss in scoring average...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jackson leads Southern Miss past Texas-San Antonio, 86-70

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Kourtlin Jackson scored 20 points and Southern Mississippi cruised past Texas-San Antonio, 86-70 on Saturday night. The Golden Eagles shot an efficient 22 of 42 from the field (52.4 percent), including 14 of 28 from beyond the arc. Southern Miss also collected 17 assists on its 22 made baskets. Southern Miss led by six at intermission and extended its...
Via Associated Press
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Southern Miss WR make absurd TD catch

In what may be the coolest catch you will see from Saturday, Southern Mississippi wide receiver Mike Thomas caught a seven-yard touchdown pass Odell Beckham style. Thomas reeled the pass in with one hand, used his body to control the football and maintained possession all the way to the ground. The catch gave his team a 21-3 lead over Louisiana Tech and is as good as any you’ll...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackout? Nah ... Southern Miss, UTEP win Halloween uni contest

A Halloween "blackout?" That's no big deal; it's become a pretty regular thing over the last couple seasons in college football, and there are numerous schools -- including Texas A&M, Utah, Washington and Kentucky -- planning to roll out alternate black threads Saturday night.But Southern Miss and UTEP are taking things to another level with a perfectly Halloween-themed uniform...
Via Fox Sports
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mullens leads Southern Mississippi over Austin Peay

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Nick Mullens threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to help Southern Mississippi beat Austin Peay 52-6 on Saturday. Mullens was 22 of 40 for 275 yards passing. Ito Smith finished with 135 yards rushing on 10 carries and a touchdown for Southern Mississippi (1-1). A blocked punt set up Mullens' 2-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Mullens...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Knee injury jeopardizes George Payne’s season

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles rising junior running back George Payne suffered a non-contact knee injury and could miss most if not all of the upcoming season. Head coach Todd Monken broke the news to Jason Munz of the Hattiesburg American. Payne rushed for 271 yards and six touchdowns on 86 carries last season, and also caught eight passes for 109 yards and a touchdown. Were...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Southern Miss WRs Arrested for Armed Robbery and more

A pair of Southern Mississippi football players could be in some very hot water. Per the Hattiesburg American, wide receivers James Cox and Kyle Foster were arrested yesterday morning on felony charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and “burglary of an occupied dwelling.” Police offered no further details, but university spokesman Jack Duggan offered a brief statement. “We have...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Southern Miss beats Missouri 71-63 in NIT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Neil Watson scored 18 points and Aaron Brown added 16 to help Southern Mississippi beat Missouri 71-63 in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Sunday.
Via FOXSports.com
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss tops Toledo 66-59 in NIT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Michael Craig scored 16 points, Neil Watson added 12 and Southern Mississippi rallied to beat Toledo 66-59 on Wednesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.
Via FOXSports.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss tied for first place in C-USA

Southern Miss Golden Eagles opened the game against the Marshall Thundering Herd with a 3-2 lead, that would be their only lead until senior guard Neil Watson’s three-pointer with 2 seconds remaining, to take a 58-57 lead. After a failed possession and an intentional foul, the Golden Eagles added two more free throws to end the game. Southern Miss defeated the Thundering Herd in...
Via isportsweb.com
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss overwhelms St Catharine 96-60

Daveon Boardingham scored 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting and Matt Bingaya added 17 as Southern Mississippi rolled past Division-III St. Catherine 96-60 Saturday night. The Golden Eagles (9-1) held a 20-18 lead midway through the first half, but surged ahead with an 11-0 run capped by a layup and dunk from Boardingham. Two more Boardingham dunks put Southern Miss up 43-29 at halftime...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Miss puts it all together against UAB

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles finally put it all together in the final game of head coach Todd Monken’s first year. The Golden Eagles erupted with 28 points in the 3rd quarter against the UAB Blazers, for a final score of 62-27. The Golden Eagles snapped the nation’s longest losing streak of 23. The Eagles dominated in all facets of the game Saturday versus the Blazers. Accumulating...
Via isportsweb.com
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Miss remain optimistic in season finale

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles will be traveling to Legion Field, in Birmingham to face the Alabama-Birmingham. This game versus UAB is the final opportunity this season for the Golden Eagles to record that elusive first victory. The Eagles head into the game 0-11, while the UAB Blazers are 2-9 this season with one victory within the conference. Southern Miss Golden Eagles quarterback...
Via isportsweb.com
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Miss shows fight in loss to Middle Tennessee

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles (0-11) season, faced the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (7-4), the Blue Raiders outgained the Golden Eagles 418 to 317 in the total yards category. The Blue Raiders outscored the Eagles, 28-7 in the first half. Middle Tennessee finished the game with 42 points to win, 42-21. The Golden Eagles offense started the game off well, the offense moved...
Via isportsweb.com
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Miss routs William Carey 99-54

Chip Armelin scored 16 points as Southern Miss had six players in double figures, scored 61 first-half points and routed William Carey 99-54 on Saturday and remained undefeated. Neil Watson made 4 of 5 from beyond the 3-point arc and scored 14 points for the Golden Eagles (6-0). Matt Bingaya also had 14 points, Michael Craig had 12, Daveon Boardingham had 11 and Aaron Brown had...
Via Associated Press
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Miss holds off Houston Baptist 67-62

Daveon Boardingham and Neil Watson scored 15 points each to lead Southern Miss to a 67-62 win over Houston Baptist in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday. The Golden Eagles (5-0) trailed by as much as 10 points in the first half but took the lead midway through the second half on a Jerrold Brooks 3-pointer and didn't let it slip away. Michael Craig and Deonte Houston were able...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Golden Eagles looking to finish strong

December 24, 2011 was the last time the Golden Eagles won a football game, 24-17. Southern Miss ended the season ranked 21st in BCS. Since that game, Larry Fedora has left the program and a replacement for arguably the second best quarterback statistically, Austin Davis. Last season was a historic one for the Southern Miss program, a streak of 18 winning seasons in a row was snapped...
Via isportsweb.com
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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