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 AZCentral.com. 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

  • Southern WR Devon Gales suffers spinal injury; has movement in hands

    ESPN "Southern wide receiver Devon Gales was taken off the field on a stretcher after suffering a spinal injury late in the third quarter of Saturday's game against Georgia at Sanford Stadium. Gales was taken to Athens Regional hospital, where he underwent a CT scan and will remain until further..." September 27

  • Former Auburn linebacker Anthony Swain reportedly transferring to Southern Miss

    Alabama "Former Auburn linebacker Anthony Swain is headed to Southern Miss as a graduate transfer, according to multiple reports. Swain had 18 tackles with three for loss and one sack while appearing in all 13 games with one start for Auburn last season. A Southern Miss spokesman was unable to..." July 21

  • Ex-Michigan RB Justice Hayes headed to Southern Miss

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Former Michigan running back Justice Hayes is headed to Conference USA. Hayes, who announced his intent to pursue a graduate transfer in January, posted on Twitter Tuesday that he’s headed to Southern Miss. The 5-foot-10, 194-pound Hayes ran for 213 yards on 48 carries and had 11 catches for..." May 26

  • Two Southern Miss receivers charged with armed robbery, kidnapping

    Hattiesburg American "Southern Miss wide receivers James Cox and Kyle Foster were arrested Wednesday morning on a trio of felony charges in connection with an incident at The Cottages on Beverly Hills Road. Hattiesburg Police Department spokesman Lt. Jon Traxler said that Cox and Foster were arrested and charged..." May 21

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Southern Miss CB Ed Wilkins charged with armed robbery, suspended

    Biloxi Sun Herald "Southern Miss cornerback Ed Wilkins admitted to police that he and another man planned an armed robbery of a Hattiesburg residence on Friday morning. He is on indefinite suspension as USM looks into the incident. Wilkins, 21, and 19-year-old Michael Bailey were booked into Forrest County..." July 26

  • Defections aside, Monken upbeat about Southern Miss recruits

    The Clarion-Ledger "For Southern Miss, Signing Day came and went, and the Golden Eagles ended up with 23 new players signed to scholarships. So did Southern Miss meet its needs? “When some players fall out late, you can pick out where we lost somebody and say we didn’t meet our need,” USM football coach Todd..." February 11

  • Auburn’s Chip Lindsey hired as Southern Miss OC

    College Football Talk "Southern Mississippi head coach Todd Monken has hired Auburn quality control assistant Chip Lindsey to be his offensive coordinator, AL.com reported on Wednesday. Lindsey didn’t actually coach for the Tigers this past season, but was a high school head coach the previous two years and, before..." January 29

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