Friday, October 19, 2012

Marshall Football: A look behind enemy lines, Southern Miss

Marshall travels to Southern Miss tomorrow for a 7pm kickoff at M.M. Roberts Stadium. The game will be broadcast by the CBS Sports Network. Lets take a look at the Golden Eagles before Saturday's match-up.

Southern Miss
Record: 0-6, 0-2

FBS Rankings
Passing Yards: 119th (140.3 per game)
Rushing Yards: 54th (173 per game)
Points For: 113th (18.8 per game)
Points Against: 108th (36.7 per game)

Players to Watch on Offense
Leading Passer: Anthony Alford (30-68, 373 yards, 0 TD, 3 INT)
Leading Rusher: Desmond Johnson (70 carries, 410 yards, 1 TD)
Leading Receiver: Dominique Sullivan (12 receptions, 173 yards, 1 TD)

Player to Watch on Defense
Jamie Collins, Defensive End: Few defensive lineman lead their team tackles but that is exactly what Jamie Collins has done this season. A preseason all Conference USA preseason selection, Collins has already recorded 10 stops for loss this year and five sacks.

In the Press

The Charleston Gazette

Herd not sure what to expect from Southern Miss defense

Herd no stranger to So.Miss assistant 

Southern Miss offense a mix of youth, experience

Holliday: Southern Miss no different

Southern Mississippi stung by double-overtime loss to UCF

Southern Miss breaks out throwbacks against MU

Southern Miss the nations best 0-6 team 

The Charleston Daily Mail

Marshall Football: Herd, Golden Eagles in need of victory

Marshall Football: Southern Miss QB getting up to speed 

Numberosity - Southern Miss week

The Herald Dispatch

Southern Miss QB a special talent

MU football notebook: Second quarter crucial for Southern Miss, Herd

Marshall puts focus on Southern Miss, hopes to finish season strong

The WV Metro News

Herd Not Taking S.Miss lightly

The Hattiesburg American

USM looks to buck painful trend

Eagles to sport throwback unis

Third-and-1s not so automatic for Eagles

Alford seizes control of USM's QB job

Eagles think positive, look to build on OT loss to UCF

A Look Ahead: Marshall at Southern Miss

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