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2014 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team

The 2014 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team represented the University of Southern Mississippi in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season as a new member of the West Division of Conference USA. They were led by second-year head coach Todd Monken and played their home games at M. M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. They finished the season 3–9, 1–7 in C-USA play to finish in last place in the West Division.

2014 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football
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ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest Division
2014 record3–9 (1–7 C-USA)
Head coachTodd Monken (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorChip Lindsey (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorDave Duggan (2nd season)
Home stadiumM. M. Roberts Stadium
(Capacity: 36,000)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 23 Marshall x$   7 1         13 1  
Middle Tennessee   5 3         6 6  
Western Kentucky   4 4         8 5  
UAB   4 4         6 6  
Old Dominion*   4 4         6 6  
FIU   3 5         4 8  
Florida Atlantic   2 6         3 9  
West Division
Louisiana Tech x   7 1         9 5  
Rice   5 3         8 5  
UTEP   5 3         7 6  
UTSA   3 5         4 8  
North Texas   2 6         4 8  
Southern Miss   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Marshall 26, Louisiana Tech 23
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • * Ineligible for postseason bowl due to transition from FCS
As of 22:24, 20 December 2014 (UTC); Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:30 PMat Mississippi State*SECNL 0–4961,889
September 66:00 PMAlcorn State*W 26–2026,448
September 135:00 PMat No. 3 Alabama*ESPN2L 12–52101,821
September 206:00 PMAppalachian State*
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
ASNW 21–2021,836
September 276:00 PMRice
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
FCSL 23–4124,756
October 411:00 AMat Middle TennesseeASNL 31–3714,022
October 186:00 PMat North TexasASNW 30–2019,127
October 252:30 PMLouisiana Tech
ASNL 20–3123,343
November 17:00 PMat UTEPFCSL 14–3524,673
November 86:00 PMNo. 23 Marshall 
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
ASNL 17–6322,949
November 137:00 PMat UTSACBSSNL 10–1220,281
November 292:30 PMUAB
  • M. M. Roberts Stadium
  • Hattiesburg, MS
ASNL 24–4517,103
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[1]
Confirmed ASN stations in the Southern Miss broadcast area- WXXV and WPMI[2]

Game summariesEdit

Mississippi StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Eagles 0 0 0 0 0
Bulldogs 7 21 14 7 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–12–1 (12-14-1 on the field)* 1990 MISS ST, 13–10

*Mississippi State won the games on the field in 1975 and 1976, but were later forced to forfeit the games by the NCAA due to an NCAA rules violation in which offensive lineman Larry Gillard received a 33 percent discount at an Okolona, Mississippi clothing store.[3][4][5]

Alcorn StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Braves 0 7 0 13 20
Golden Eagles 3 17 3 3 26
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2009 USM, 52–0

AlabamaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Eagles 3 3 3 3 12
#3 Crimson Tide 7 14 14 17 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–34–2 2005 BAMA, 30–21

Appalachian StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 0 7 0 13 20
Golden Eagles 7 7 0 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1937 USM, 7–0

RiceEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 3 17 7 14 41
Golden Eagles 0 10 6 7 23
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–3 2012 RICE, 44-17

Middle TennesseeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Eagles 3 9 0 19 31
Blue Raiders 10 14 0 13 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2013 MTSU, 42–21

North TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Eagles 10 3 14 3 30
Mean Green 0 13 7 0 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–4 2013 NT, 55–14

Louisiana TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 3 14 14 31
Golden Eagles 7 0 3 10 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
31–14 2013 LATECH, 36–14

UTEPEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Eagles 0 0 14 0 14
Miners 7 0 14 14 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–3 2012 UTEP, 34–33

MarshallEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#23 Thundering Herd 7 21 14 21 63
Golden Eagles 14 3 0 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–4 2013 MARSH, 61–13

UTSAEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Eagles 0 0 0 10 10
Roadrunners 0 6 3 3 12
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

UABEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blazers 14 7 14 10 45
Golden Eagles 0 7 10 7 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–4 2013 USM, 62–27

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 Southern Miss Golden Eagles Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
  2. ^ MaGee, Patrick (July 30, 2014). "WXXV to Broadcast 6 Southern Miss Football Games This Season". Sun Herald. Biloxi. Retrieved July 30, 2014.
  3. ^ NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION and Walter Byers v. Larry J. GILLARD, by and through Bob Tyler, as next friend, and Mississippi State University. Supreme Court of Mississippi. December 7, 1977.
  4. ^ NCAA Orders Mississippi State to Forfeit 19 Football Games (from Lakeland Ledger May 24, 1978)
  5. ^ Mississippi State vs Southern Mississippi @ Winsipedia