College Football

Southern Miss Golden Eagles (8-5)


Sat. 9/1 Sat. 9/8 Sat. 9/15 Sat. 9/22 Sat. 9/29
vs. JkSt
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vs. UL-Mon
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@ App
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vs. Rice
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@ Auburn
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Florida State beats Southern Miss 42-13 in Independence

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) Freshman James Blackman was throwing the touchdown passes. Another freshman, Cam Akers, was gaining big chunks of yards on the ground.

Florida State might still be a little melancholy after a season that started with national championship hopes ended on Wednesday with an Independence Bowl win. But the performances from young players like Blackman and Akers in the 42-13 victory over Southern Mississippi are a solid hint that the Seminoles could be a powerhouse again in a hurry.

Blackman threw for 233 yards and an Independence Bowl-record four touchdowns, including three to junior receiver Auden Tate. Akers led the Seminoles with 94 yards rushing and also caught a 14-yard touchdown pass.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: K. Griggs1879
Passing TDs: K. Griggs16
Rushing Yards: I. Smith1415
Rushing TDs: I. Smith13
Receiving Yards: K. Robertson1106
Receiving TDs: K. Robertson12
Interceptions: T. Moore3
Schedule 2018
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 vs. Jackson State TBA
9/8 vs. Louisiana-Monroe TBA
9/15 at Appalachian State TBA
9/22 vs. Rice TBA
9/29 at Auburn TBA
10/13 at North Texas TBA
10/20 vs. UTSA TBA
10/27 at Charlotte TBA
11/3 vs. Marshall TBA
11/10 at UAB TBA
11/17 vs. Louisiana Tech TBA
11/24 at UTEP TBA
Conference USA
East
  Conference Overall
Florida Atlantic 8-0 11-3
Florida International 5-3 8-5
Marshall 4-4 8-5
Western Kentucky 4-4 6-7
Middle Tennessee 4-4 7-6
Old Dominion 3-5 5-7
Charlotte 1-7 1-11
West
  Conference Overall
North Texas 7-1 9-5
UAB 6-2 8-5
Southern Miss 6-2 8-5
Louisiana Tech 4-4 7-6
Texas-San Antonio 3-5 6-5
Rice 1-7 1-11
UTEP 0-8 0-12
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5520 (39)
Passing Yards: 3121 (54)
Rushing Yards: 2399 (40)
Points per game: 29.2 (58)
Yards per game: 424.6 (43)
Touchdowns: 43 (58)
Field Goals: 17 (43)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4315 (20)
Passing Yards: 2515 (31)
Rushing Yards: 1800 (40)
Points per game: 24.5 (45)
Yards per game: 331.9 (20)
Touchdowns: 37 (52)
Field Goals: 15 (82)
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