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2007 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team

The 2007 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team represented The University of Southern Mississippi in the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Jeff Bower, who was in his 18th year at Southern Miss. Southern Miss played their home games at M. M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and competed in the East Division of Conference USA.

2007 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football
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ConferenceConference USA
DivisionEast Division
2007 record7–6 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coachJeff Bower
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorJay Hopson
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumM. M. Roberts Stadium
(Capacity: 36,000)
Seasons
← 2006
2008 →
2007 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
UCF x$   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina   6 2         8 5  
Memphis   6 2         7 6  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   3 5         3 9  
UAB   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Tulsa xy   6 2         10 4  
Houston x   6 2         8 5  
Tulane   3 5         4 8  
Rice   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   2 6         4 8  
SMU   0 8         1 11  
Championship: UCF 44, Tulsa 25
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The Golden Eagles finished the season with a record of 7–6, 5–3 in C-USA play, and lost to Cincinnati, 31–21, in the PapaJohns.com Bowl.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 PMTennessee-Martin*W 35-1329,253[1]
September 86:00 PMat No. 24 Tennessee*
PPVL 39-19106,311[2]
September 155:00 PMat East Carolina*W 28-2131,170[3]
September 276:30 PMat Boise State*ESPNL 38-1630,159[4]
October 37:00 PMRiceESPN2L 31-2925,656[5]
October 136:30 PMSMU CSTVW 28-731,253[6]
October 217:00 PMat MarshallESPNW 33-2427,234[7]
October 287:00 PMUCFESPNL 34-1727,103[8]
November 36:00 PMat UABCSSW 37-713,348[9]
November 103:30 PMMemphisCSSL 29-2629,354[10]
November 176:30 PMat UTEPCSTVW 56-3028,592 [11]
November 242:00 PMArkansas StateW 16-1017,705[12]
December 2212:00 PMvs. No. 20 Cincinnati*ESPN 2L 31-2135,258[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
Schedule Source: Southern Miss Golden Eagle football schedule

RosterEdit

2007 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB -- Austin Davis Fr
TE 1 Shawn Nelson   Jr
QB 14 Martevious Young   Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 91 Robert Henderson   Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs. Southern Miss Golden Eagles Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  2. ^ "Tennessee Vols Game by Game Statistics". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  3. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs East Carolina Pirates Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  4. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Boise State Broncos Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  5. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Rice Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  6. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. SMU". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  7. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Marshall". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. UCF". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  9. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. UAB". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  10. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Memphis". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  11. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. UTEP". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  12. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Arkansas State". Retrieved December 3, 2015.
  13. ^ "Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs. Cincinnati". Retrieved December 3, 2015.