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Cinderella Series: Southern Miss Golden Eagles

At one time, Conference USA was a place to find a decent brand of college basketball, and this season the Southern Miss Golden Eagles are doing their level best to carry on that tradition. There is a lot to be said about Southern Miss and its chances to pull an upset or two in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. After losing last year’s C-USA title game to Memphis, the Golden Eagles...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Watson making a case as USM's best guard ever

Before Neil Watson hit the game-winning shot against Marshall Friday night, he'd already put together a stellar career at Southern Miss. He is now putting himself among the best guards to ever suit up for the Golden Eagles. Watson's career averages of 11.3 points, 4.5 assists and 1.5 steals don't grab your attention as outstanding numbers, but his impact on the program...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss basketball on a roll

The Southern Miss men’s basketball team is off to a 18-3 start overall and a 5-1 start in conference play. Senior Neil Watson is leading the charge for the Golden Eagles hoops team, as he is averaging 12.7 points per game and shooting 44% from behind the three-point line. Watson has also made 31 consecutive free throws. Not too far behind Watson is senior Michael Craig, who has...
Via isportsweb.com
January 26, 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 AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Lampley, Weaver Ready For Opportunity

Former Golden Eagle stars Jason Weaver and Tracey Lampley took to Petal High School's field for Southern Miss pro-day last week. GoldenEaglePride.com caught up with both players and talked to them about the day and their expectations at the next level.
Via southernmississippi.scout.com
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Zone Spotlight: Jason Weaver, OL, University of Southern Mississippi

Draft Zone Spotlight: Jason Weaver – OG – University of Southern Mississippi Jason Weaver has had a very wild path to the draft, but this massive Offensive Lineman understands that all his hard work is about to pay off.  Jason was granted an extra year due to medical issues by the NCAA and boy did he make his competitors pay. The 6’5, 305 pound offensive lineman paved the...
Via NFL Draft Zone
March 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Miss. 61, Denver 50

Dwayne Davis led Southern Mississippi with 22 points as the Golden Eagles picked up a 61-50 victory over Denver Tuesday night in a nonconference matchup. Davis was backed by Jerrold Brooks, who had 12 points, and Michael Craig, who chipped in seven points, nine rebounds, three assists and three steals for Southern Mississippi (6-0). The win was the Golden Eagles' 17th consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Redshirt Freshman Quarterback Ricky Lloyd Could Get His First Start This Weekend

Southern Miss redshirt freshman quarterback Ricky Lloyd could get his first career start on Saturday against Louisville. The injuries among all three of the Golden Eagles quarterbacks was a big topic at Southern Miss head coach Ellis Johnson’s press conference yesterday. Ellis, who is in his first year as the head coach in Hattiesburg entered the season with a three-man quarterback...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Pre-Season Preview: Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles

2011 Record: (12-2, 6-2 in C-USA) Head Coach: Ellis Johnson (first year head coach, former South Carolina DC) Last Bowl Game: 2011 Sheraton Bowl: beat Nevada 24-17 2011 Preview   Schedule Glimpse: 2012 Schedule Link Big Name Opponents: 9/1 at Nebraska, 9/29 vs Louisville, 10/6 vs Boise State Must Win: 9/22 at WKU, 10/27 at Rice, 11/24 at Memphis Revenge: 10/20 vs Marshall...
Via College Football Zealots
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Southern Miss' leading rusher arrested for robbery

Jamal Woodyard, who was Southern Mississippi's leading rusher last season as a redshirt freshman, was one of three men arrested over the weekend and charged with felony second-degree robbery, according to the Mobile Press Register. He was released from jail after posting a 15,000 bond. According to the report, Woodyard and two others robbed an 18-year-old man on Friday night...
Via Fox Sports South
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Southern Miss' Woodyard arrested

Southern Mississippi running back Jamal Woodyard has been arrested and charged with felony second-degree robbery. The Baldwin Country Corrections Center website says Woodyard entered the jail on Saturday and has been released on $15,000 bail. The 21-year-old from Fairhope, Ala., led the Golden Eagles with 732 rushing yards last season while averaging 6.7 yards per carry. He scored...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Southern Miss RB Woodyard arrested for robbery

Southern Mississippi running back Jamal Woodyard has been arrested and charged with felony second-degree robbery. The Baldwin Country Corrections Center website says Woodyard entered the jail on Saturday and has been released on $15,000 bail. The 21-year-old from Fairhope, Ala., led the Golden Eagles with 732 rushing yards last season while averaging 6.7 yards per carry. He scored...
Via AP on Fox
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Talented WR Briggs gives Southern Miss new threat

Austin Davis has seen dozens of talented players come and go at Southern Miss. Some of them achieve their potential. Many don't. The fifth-year senior quarterback has little doubt receiver Chris Briggs will succeed. ''I knew the first time I saw him he had a chance to be a really good player,'' Davis said. ''But like all freshmen, he had a lot to learn...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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