2006 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team

The 2006 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team represented the University of Southern Mississippi in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Golden Eagles were led by head coach Jeff Bower and played their home games at M. M. Roberts Stadium. They are a member of the East Division of Conference USA.

2006 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football
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C-USA East Division champion
GMAC Bowl champion
GMAC Bowl, W 28–7 vs. Ohio
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionEast Division
2006 record9–5 (6–2 C-USA)
Head coachJeff Bower
Home stadiumM. M. Roberts Stadium
(Capacity: 33,000)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Southern Miss x   6 2         9 5  
East Carolina   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UCF   3 5         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Houston x$   7 1         10 4  
Rice   6 2         7 6  
Tulsa   5 3         8 5  
SMU   4 4         6 6  
UTEP   3 5         5 7  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Houston 34, Southern Miss 20
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 25:00 PMat No. 7 Florida*PPVL 7–3490,043
September 96:00 PMSE Louisiana*W 45–028,258
September 166:00 PMNC State*
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
W 37–1731,748
September 266:30 PMat UCFESPN2W 19–1423,540
October 36:30 PMat TulsaESPN2L 6–2020,625
October 146:00 PMHouston 
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
W 31–2732,317
October 216:00 PMat Virginia Tech*ESPNUL 6–3666,233
October 286:30 PMEast Carolina
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
CSTVL 17–20 OT25,155
November 57:00 PMat MemphisESPNW 42–2128,103
November 111:00 PMat TulaneW 31–321,687
November 187:00 PMUAB 
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
CSTVW 25–2027,749
November 256:30 PMMarshall
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattieburg, MS
CSTVW 42–728,736
December 17:00 PMat HoustonESPN2L 20–3431,818
January 77:00 PMvs. Ohio*ESPNW 28–738,751
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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