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2015 Schedule
9-5, 1st in C-USA - West
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Non-Power 5 schools are doing work

Who says you have to be a Power 5 school to get some hotshots? Now being considered as recruiting's biggest upset, 5-star DT Ed Oliver made it official and signed with Houston. Meanwhile, Southern Miss isn't doing too shabby with its class either.

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Hopson: Southern Miss 'opportunity of lifetime'

Jay Hopson was an assistant coach on some good Southern Miss football teams during the 2000s. Now he is returning to try to duplicate that success as the program's leader.

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Signing Day countdown, Phyllis from Mulga

Danny Kanell and Tom Luginbill join CFB Live to discuss the final week before signing day and the rise of Vernon Adams Jr.. Plus, Phyllis from Mulga embraces Finebaum listeners.

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Monken leaves Southern Miss to become Bucs OC

Southern Mississippi head coach Todd Monken has resigned from the Conference USA school to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach.

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Lloyd Carr among four named to CFP selection committee (2:16)
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Ex-Michigan coach Carr joins playoff committee

Former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr, Oregon AD Rob Mullens, ex-Southern Miss coach Jeff Bower and former Central Michigan coach Herb Deromedi will help select the CFP participants.

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Thompson tries his hardest

Southern Mississippi WR DJ Thompson lays out for a catch against Washington DB Budda Baker. With only three catches during the entire game, Thompson certainly made one of them count. Best bowl pictures

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Huskies' Gaskin runs wild in Dallas Bowl

Myles Gaskin rushed for four TDs in Washington's 44-31 Heart of Dallas Bowl win over Southern Mississippi -- but none were as impressive as his 86-yard game-winning scamper.

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Washington runs past Southern Miss (1:31)
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Washington - Southern Miss Postgame Breakdown (1:56)
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Chris Peterson Postgame Interview (1:17)
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Washington wins the 2015 Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl Championship (0:35)
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Myles Gaskin named 2015 Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl MVP (0:20)
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Southern Miss still in Dallas Bowl

Michael Thomas' second receiving TD cut Washington's lead to 34-24 -- and it came right after Huskies RB Myles Gaskin rushed in his 4th TD of the game (Live on ESPN).

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Things going south for Southern Miss

Since the Golden Eagles tied Washington, they allowed an 86-yard TD run, went three-and-out and kicked a 15-yard punt that set up a short Huskies field goal (Live on ESPN).

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Southern Miss pulls even with Washington

The Golden Eagles created a turnover on the defensive end, then put together a TD drive to knot the score at 24 in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. (Live on ESPN)

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Huskies looking to finish above .500 again

Washington is 30 minutes away from securing its sixth straight winning season. Meanwhile, Southern Mississippi, which trails 21-17 at the start of the second half, is in jeopardy of falling to 0-4 all-time vs. current Pac-12 teams. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Todd Monken Halftime Interview (0:27)
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Awesome catch sets up touchdown

Nick Mullens put the football in a perfect location and Michael Thomas made a perfect (and incredible) 35-yard catch for a first down. Southern Miss would score a TD on the next play, and only trails Washington by 4 on ESPN.

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Todd Monken Pregame Speech (0:18)
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Watch: Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl

Washington needs a win to avoid its first losing season since 2009. Coach Chris Petersen has never had a losing season in 10 seasons as an FBS head coach. He might just keep that streak: Southern Miss is 0-3 all-time vs. teams currently in the Pac-12. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Golden Eagles have turned it around

Southern Miss goes for its fourth 10-win season in program history against Washington in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl (2:20 p.m. ET on ESPN). In the previous three seasons, the Golden Eagles went just 4-32.

Team Stats

Passing Yards327.912th
Rushing Yards191.941st
Points For40.6Tied-12th
Points Against24.246th

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