Southern Mississippi Rumors & News

  • 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.com "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