Southern Miss will be coming into this game off of a road game at UTSA. This is Southern Miss senior day for the 2019 season. This could be a must win game for Southern Miss if they would like to make a bowl game this season. Since they have 2 SEC West teams on the schedule In Mississippi State and Alabama. This coming off a 6-5 mark a season ago.
The Golden Eagles offense a year ago averaged 26 points per game. They rushed for 1239 yards for an average of 112 per game. While passing for 2805 yards with an average per game of 255. The total offense last year for Southern Miss was 4044 yards from scrimmage with an average of 367 per game. When they got into the red zone they scored 88% of the time. While scoring touchdowns 58% of the trips to the red zone.
Top Returners on Offense
Trivenskey Mosley led this offense in rushing last year with 516 yards on 98 attempts. Jack Abraham led the passing attack last season throwing for 2347 yards.
The Golden Eagles defense a year ago gave up on averaged 19 points per game. Teams rushed for a combined 1130 yards for an average of 102 per game. While passing for 1932 yards with an average per game of 175. The total offense last year for Southern Miss was 3062 yards from scrimmage with an average of 278 per game. When teams got into the red zone they scored 74% of the time. While scoring touchdowns 48% of the trips to the red zone.
Top Returner on Defense
The Golden Eagles defense top returning tackler is Ky’el Hemby with 51 total tackles (31 solo & 13 Assisted).