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Team: Southern Miss Golden Eagles
League: NCCA Division I
Home Games: M.M. Roberts Stadium
Head Coach: Jay Hopson
Championships as of 2018: Two national championships and eight conference titles
All-Time Greats: Brett Favre, Reggie Collier, Ray Guy
Southern Miss Golden Eagles TicketsThe University of Southern Mississippi — or just Southern Miss to its fans and students — fielded the first football team of the institution's history in 1912. The team's early years saw several coaches and consistent success throughout. Thanks to the efforts of coach Thad Vann, the team made it to the prestigious Sun Bowl in 1954. The only bowl game older than this one is the Rose Bowl. Thad Vann also brought the Southern Miss Golden Eagles their only two national championships to date. During the 80s, coach and former player Jim Carmody led the team for six seasons, finishing all but one of them with winning records. The Golden Eagles have played in 23 major bowl games over the course of the past several decades. Grab your tickets for any Southern Miss Golden Eagles football game at StubHub so that you don't have to miss a single moment of the action.
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How much are Southern Miss Golden Eagles tickets?Tickets for several games featuring the Southern Miss Golden Eagles start as low as $7 per seat. Some games have seats available for up to $29 per ticket. Thanks to StubHub, you don't have to play any guessing games with ticket prices. You'll be able to use the site's friendly interface to view starting prices for all tickets to any upcoming Golden Eagles games.
Where do the Southern Miss Golden Eagles play?The USM M.M. Roberts Stadium — affectionately known as “ ”The Rock“ ” — is the home field for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles. The original version of the stadium was a simple wooden grandstand that could hold about 4,000 fans. It opened in 1932 as Faulkner Field, named after an area businessman who financed its construction. Thanks to Faulkner's support, workers during the Great Depression were able to construct this version of the stadium for free. By the end of its expansion in 1950, the stadium could hold 15,000 fans. Combined renovations and expansions from the 70s to the present day brought the venue up to its current capacity of 36,000.
What conference do the Southern Miss Golden Eagles play in?The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are a part of the Conference USA.
Who is the head coach for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles?Jay Hopson has been the head coach for the Golden Eagles since 2016. Previously, Hopson already had a distinguished coaching career that began with a job as an assistant coach for the Tulane Green Wave in 1992. Like many football coaches, he is a former player of the game and brings this experience to his leadership roles.
What was the Southern Miss Golden Eagles’ record last season?The Southern Miss Golden Eagles finished the 2018 football season with a record of 6-5, including a 5-3 conference record. The team scored a total of 288 points over the course of the season.
Do the Southern Miss Golden Eagles have any historical rivalries?Yes, the Golden Eagles have three historical rivalries. Their battles with the Memphis Tigers and Tulane are both dormant for now. The Tigers and the Green Wave accepted invitations to join a different conference a few years ago, putting the longstanding competitions to bed for the time being. The Golden Eagles' rivalry with Louisiana Tech remains in the form of the Rivalry in Dixie.
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