QUICK FACTS
Location: Hattiesburg, Miss.
Founded: 1910
Enrollment: 17,254
Nickname: Golden Eagles
Colors: Black and Gold
President: Dr. Rodney Bennett
Athletics Director: Bill McGillis
Senior Woman Administrator: Sonya Varnell
Media Relations Director: Jack Duggan
Ticket Office Phone: 601-266-5418
Alumni Director: Jerry DeFatta

LINKS
Athletics Website: southernmiss.com
University Website: www.usm.edu
Alumni Website: http://www.southernmissalumni.com/
Facebook: Southern Miss Athletics
Twitter: @USMGoldenEagles
Convention Bureau: www.hattiesburg.org
Other Sites of Interest:
www.sunherald.com
www.hattiesburgms.com
www.clarionledger.com
www.hattiesburgamerican.com

ATHLETIC FACILITIES
Football Stadium: M.M. Roberts Stadium (36,000)
Basketball/Volleyball Arena: Reed Green Coliseum (8,095)
Baseball: Pete Taylor Park (3,678)
Softball: Southern Miss Softball Complex
Soccer/Track and Field: Marshall Bell Complex
Tennis: Tatum Park/Hattiesburg Racquet Club

SPONSORED SPORTS (16)
MEN (7) - Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field
WOMEN (9) - Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball

NOTABLE ALUMNI

  • JIMMY BUFFETT - Singer, songwriter, author
  • JIM "PEANUTS" DAVENPORT - Former manager of Major League Baseball's San Francisco Giants
  • BRIAN DOZIER - Minnesota Twins Infielder
  • BRETT FAVRE - First three-time NFL MVP, led the Green Bay Packers to two consecutive Super Bowls
  • GARY GRUBBS - Hollywood actor
  • RAY GUY - Former NFL standout punter, was selected as NFL's top punter when the league selected its 75th anniversary team
  • EDWIN PITTMAN - Chief Justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court
  • CHUCK SCARBOROUGH - Anchor for WNBC News in New York
  • BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT L. STEWART - Director of Plansfor the United States Space Command and Commander of the U.S. Army element, North American Aerospace Defense NASA in 1978, qualifying as an astronaut the following year
  • CLARENCE WEATHERSPOON - Former NBA star

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