The University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles have one of the most exciting football programs in the country. The Golden Eagles compete in Conference USA against many of the rising programs in college football. Southern Miss has been playing football since 1912, and has amassed over 545 wins. The school in Hattiesburg has also played in over 20 bowl games and won 8 conference titles. In 1958 and 1962, the Golden Eagles won National Championships (Division II) under legendary coach Thad Vann. Former Southern Miss greats include Brett Favre, Reggie Collier, Ray Guy, Michael Boley, Tyrone Nix, and Jeremy Bridges. From 2002-2011, the Golden Eagles appeared in 10 straight bowl games and enjoyed one of the most successful eras in school history. This success has made the game day atmosphere at M. M. Robert’s Stadium electric. The Pride of Mississippi Marching Band is one of the best in the South and uses creative ways to fire up the Golden Eagles faithful. Fans attending games should be sure to know all of the words to “Southern Mississippi to the Top” as it is sung proudly and often. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Southern Miss Golden Eagles football tickets.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Football at M.M. Roberts Stadium Address: 118 College Drive Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406
The University Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles football team plays their home games at M. M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Roberts Stadium has been home to the Golden Eagles since 1932 and can seat over 36,000 fans. Known affectionately as “The Rock,” M. M. Roberts Stadium is one of the oldest in Conference USA. The Rock is one of the largest and most storied stadiums in the State of Mississippi. 2 hours before kickoff a cannon is fired signifying the start of the Eagle Walk where the Pride of Mississippi Marching Band, ROTC, school officials, and football players march through the streets to cheers of thousands of students and fans. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles home bench is on the M.M. Roberts Stadium sideline with sections J-R. M.M. Roberts Stadium parking information is covered in our Golden Eagles event guide.
Southern Miss vs. LA Tech
Dubbed the Rivalry in Dixie, these two universities have been meeting on the gridiron since 1935. The Golden Eagles and Bulldogs have moved together up the ranks of college football and have played as conference rivals in 3 different conferences over the years. With Louisiana Tech joining C-USA in 2013, this traditional rivalry is once again a conference matchup and has regained the buzz and excitement around the matchup. Both schools have had great success over the last decade and are two of the teams to watch in C-USA.
Southern Miss vs. Memphis
One of the most physical rivalries in C-USA, this is a premier matchup between East Division foes. Due to the competitiveness of the rivalry, and the colors of both schools, this matchup is referred to as the Black and Blue Bowl and is played annually. The first meeting between the Tigers and Golden Eagles was in 1935, and the schools have played over 60 times since. The Golden Eagles have seen continued success in this rivalry and look to build on their advantage in the series.
Southern Miss vs. Tulane
One of the Golden Eagles traditional rivalries, the game with Tulane has been one of the most successful series for Southern Miss. The rivalry is known as the Battle for the Bell and has been one of the most intense rivalries in the South. Both campuses are separated by only about 110 miles adding very intense regional bragging rights to the list of things on the line in this game. With Tulane moving to the AAC, the future of this rivalry has been put in question.
Southern Miss Golden Eagles Event Guide
How can I buy cheap Southern Miss Golden Eagles tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Southern Miss Golden Eagles football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Southern Miss tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee C-USA opponents like Rice, Louisiana Tech, and UTEP can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase Southern Miss tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Southern Miss Golden Eagles football schedule?
The Golden Eagles 2016-2017 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the C-USA. Southern Miss plays in the C-USA East Division, which means games against UAB, FAU, FIU, Marshall, and Middle Tennessee State. Game times are announced by C-USA as soon as the TV schedule is set. Southern Miss’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also play Louisiana Tech in the Rivalry in Dixie. If you are looking for Golden Eagles news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Southern Miss Golden Eagles team roster.
Can I buy Southern Miss Golden Eagles football season tickets?
Southern Miss Golden Eagles season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Southern Miss football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at the M. M. Roberts Stadium.
What is the best Southern Miss rivalry game during the season?
Southern Miss has some of the best rivalries in the South. But the Rivalry in Dixie is really special. Both teams have been among C-USA’s best and both desperately want to beat the other. With almost a centuries worth of history between them, the Bulldogs and Golden Eagles know a thing or two about each other and with both programs rising in success, this rivalry is one to watch in the near future.
What is the best game day tradition at a Golden Eagles home game?
One of the best traditions at a Golden Eagles football game occurs near the intersection of Hwy 49 and Hardy Street. This area, which is filled with the five original campus buildings, is known as the District. A few hours before kickoff, The District is filled with students and fans in one of the best tailgates in C-USA. There is food, drinks, and loads of Golden Eagles pride.