Southern Mississippi Rumors & News

  • Shannon Dawson to be Southern Miss offensive coordinator

    USA Today "Former Kentucky offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson is expected to become the new offensive coordinator at Southern Miss, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the school had not announced the move. Dawson was fired in..." February 11

  • Southern Miss hires Alcorn State's Jay Hopson as head coach

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Southern Mississippi moved quickly to find its new head coach. Six days after Todd Monken left the program to become the offensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, athletic director Bill McGillis announced the hire of Jay Hopson as head coach. Hopson spent the past four seasons as head..." February 01

  • Report: Florida's Nussmeier not joining Southern Miss

    The Score "Florida offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, long believed to be a leading candidate for the head coaching job at Southern Miss, will remain with the Gators. According to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports, Nussmeier didn't feel as though the situation at Southern Miss was right for him. " January 30

  • Report: Arizona State's Lindsey given raise after turning down Southern Miss

    The Score "Arizona State will give Chip Lindsey a $100,000 increase in base salary after the offensive coordinator decided not to pursue the head coaching vacancy at Southern Miss, according to Doug Haller of Lindsey was reportedly the top candidate to replace Todd Monken at Southern Miss,..." January 30

  • Report: ASU OC Chip Lindsey won’t take Southern Miss job

    Arizona Sports "Arizona State won’t be searching for its second new offensive coordinator in a matter of two months, according to FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman. Sun Devils offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey, hired in December to replace new Memphis head coach Mike Norvell, will no be under further consideration..." January 27

  • Southern Miss searching for new coach after Monken bolts for NFL

    Fox Sports - College Football "Less than two weeks before Signing Day, Southern Miss is looking for a new head coach. Todd Monken has left after leading USM to a 9-5 season to become the new offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Bucs. The Golden Eagles were just 1-11 in his debut season in 2013. They were 0-12 under Ellis..." January 25

  • Todd Monken leaves USM to become Buccaneers offensive coordinator

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Southern Miss football coach Todd Monken has accepted the offensive coordinator's job with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reported on Sunday. USM scheduled a press conference for 3:45 p.m. on Sunday and is expected to address the matter. Monken was recently in..." January 25

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