Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Golden Eagles

Head Coach: Jay Hopson

Team Mascot: Seymour d'Campus

Year Opened: 1932

Capacity: 36000

City / State: Hattiesburg / Mississippi

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Rivalry in Dixie

Rival Team: LA Tech Bulldogs

The rivalry with Louisiana Tech is one of the Golden Eagles fiercest and their only currently active one. It dates back to 1935 when the Bulldogs shutout the Golden Eagles 27-0 and only has gotten more intense over the years. The name for the rivalry was coined in 1976 when Louisiana Tech head coach stated, “This is the finest rivalry in Dixie.” Southern Miss holds a 31-15 lead in the all-time series and will look to increase their lead in the coming seasons.

Black and Blue Bowl

Rival Team: Memphis Tigers

Memphis-Southern Miss games have produced some of the most fiercely competitive contests in the history of these two programs, which has led to this rivalry being nicknamed the Black and Blue Bowl. The rivalry between these two southern schools dates back to 1935 when the Golden Eagles shutout the Tigers 12-0. Today Southern Miss holds a 40-22-1 lead in the all-time series and will look to build upon it when these two teams meet next.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Golden Eagles

Head Coach: Jay Hopson

Team Mascot: Seymour d'Campus

Year Opened: 1932

Capacity: 36000

City / State: Hattiesburg / Mississippi