2007 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football team

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2007 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football
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Conference Conference USA
Division East Division
2007 record 7–6 (5–3 C-USA)
Head coach Jeff Bower
Offensive scheme Multiple
Defensive coordinator Jay Hopson
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium M. 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 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.

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.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:00 PM Tennessee-Martin* M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS W 35-13   29,253[1]
September 8 6:00 PM No. 24 Tennessee* Neyland Stadium • Knoxville, TN PPV L 39-19   106,311[2]
September 15 5:00 PM at East Carolina* Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium • Greenville, NC W 28-21   31,170[3]
September 27 6:30 PM at Boise State* Bronco StadiumBoise, ID ESPN L 38-16   30,159[4]
October 3 7:00 PM Rice M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS ESPN 2 L 31-29   25,656[5]
October 13 6:30 PM SMUdagger M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS CSTV W 28-7   31,253[6]
October 21 7:00 PM at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV ESPN W 33-24   27,234[7]
October 28 7:00 PM UCF M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS ESPN L 34-17   27,103[8]
November 3 6:00 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL CSS W 37-7   13,348[9]
November 10 3:30 PM Memphis M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS CSS L 29-26   29,354[10]
November 17 6:30 PM at UTEP Sun BowlEl Paso, TX CSTV W 56-30   28,592 [11]
November 24 2:00 PM Arkansas State M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS W 16-10   17,705[12]
December 22 12:00 PM vs. No. 20 Cincinnati* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (PapaJohns.com Bowl) ESPN 2 L 31-21   35,258[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
Schedule Source: Southern Miss Golden Eagle football schedule

References[edit]

  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.