College Football

Southern Miss Golden Eagles (6-6)


Sat. 11/12 Sat. 11/19 Sat. 11/26
@ CoastC
L 23-26
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vs. USA
L 20-27
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@ UL-Mon
W 20-10
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Gore Jr.'s career day leads Southern Miss past UL Monroe

MONROE, La. (AP) Frank Gore Jr. ran for a career-high 199 yards and a key touchdown and Southern Mississippi became bowl eligible by defeating UL Monroe 20-10 on Saturday.

The Golden Eagles (6-6, 4-4 Sun Belt) qualified for a bowl for the 19th time since 1997 and will return to the postseason for the first time since 2019.

Gore finished the regular season with 1,053 yards and reached 1,000 yards for the first time in his three years with the Golden Eagles.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: Z. Wilcke1163
Passing TDs: Z. Wilcke9
Rushing Yards: F. Gore Jr.1053
Rushing TDs: F. Gore Jr.7
Receiving Yards: J. Brownlee819
Receiving TDs: J. Brownlee7
Interceptions: J. Stanley4
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 vs. Liberty L 27 - 29
9/10 at 15 Miami (FL) L 7 - 30
9/17 vs. Northwestern State W 64 - 10
9/24 at Tulane W 27 - 24
10/8 at Troy L 10 - 27
10/15 vs. Arkansas State W 20 - 19
10/22 at Texas State W 20 - 14
10/27 vs. Louisiana W 39 - 24
11/5 vs. Georgia State L 14 - 42
11/12 at Coastal Carolina L 23 - 26
11/19 vs. South Alabama L 20 - 27
11/26 at Louisiana-Monroe W 20 - 10
Sun Belt
East
  Conference Overall
Coastal Carolina 6-2 9-3
James Madison 6-2 8-3
Marshall 5-3 8-4
Appalachian State 3-5 6-6
Georgia Southern 3-5 6-6
Georgia State 3-5 4-8
Old Dominion 2-6 3-9
West
  Conference Overall
Troy 7-1 11-2
South Alabama 7-1 10-2
Southern Miss 4-4 6-6
Louisiana-Lafayette 4-4 6-6
Louisiana-Monroe 3-5 4-8
Texas State 2-6 4-8
Arkansas State 1-7 3-9
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 3992 (112)
Passing Yards: 2511 (101)
Rushing Yards: 1481 (104)
Points per game: 24.3 (98)
Yards per game: 332.7 (115)
Touchdowns: 30 (110)
Field Goals: 17 (39)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4407 (60)
Passing Yards: 2731 (76)
Rushing Yards: 1676 (51)
Points per game: 23.5 (48)
Yards per game: 367.3 (58)
Touchdowns: 33 (52)
Field Goals: 16 (111)
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