The Hattiesburg American's Jason Munz reports that Southern Miss DC Dave Duggan interviewed with HC Jay Hopson.
Southern Miss HC Jay Hopson will not be retaining TE coach Jon Williams, DL coach Justin Roberts and recruiting coordinator Dayne Brown.
Southern Miss hired Alcorn State HC Jay Hopson to serve in the same capacity.
FOX Sports' Bruce Feldman reports that "there is some strong booster support" at Southern Miss to hire Alcorn State HC Jay Hopson.
The Hattiesburg American's Jason Munz reports that Southern Miss interviewed DC Dave Duggan for their open head coaching position on Monday.
FOX Sports analyst Bruce Feldman speculates that Chip Lindsey, Tyrone Nix, Matt Luke and Doug Meacham could be possible candidates for the now vacant head coaching position at Southern Miss.
Southern Mississippi HC Todd Monken has resigned to take a role with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Southern Mississippi WR Michael Thomas accepted an invite to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
Southern Miss CB Kalan Reed accepted an invite to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
Southern Mississippi senior WR Michael Thomas caught nine passes for 190 yards and two touchdowns in Saturday's 44-31 Heart of Texas Bowl loss to Washington.
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler believes that Southern Mississippi senior WR Michael Thomas "is a player worthy of late round draft consideration."
Southern Miss junior QB Nick Mullens went 23-for-31 for 386 yards, five TDs and no interceptions in Saturday's 65-10 romp over Rice.
Southern Miss junior QB Nick Mullens' 76.4 percent accuracy percentage ranks No. 14 in the nation.
Southern Mississippi senior WR Michael Thomas caught seven passes for 109 yards and a touchdown in Friday's 24-10 loss to Marshall.
Southern Miss senior WR Michael Thomas "was considered a street free agent by scouts" coming into the season but now is on the draft radar after a hot start, reports TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.