Representing the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the Golden Eagles play in Conference USA. Since the football program began back in 1912, Southern Miss regularly finishes the regular season with winning records and has been one of the most successful mid-major programs.
Southern Miss has had several long periods of success like their streak of 17 consecutive winning seasons from 1951-1967 and their 18 consecutive winning seasons from 1994-2011. From 1997-2011, Southern Miss only missed out on playing a bowl game once in 2001 and went 8-6in their bowl games during that stretch. Their most impressive win came in the 2000 Mobile Alabama Bowl where the unranked Golden Eagles knocked off LaDainian Tomlinson and the no. 13 TCU Horned Frogs by a score of 28-21.
As with most other southern universities, fans of Southern Miss take football very seriously. Even as the Golden Eagles have struggled in recent seasons, fans still come out to every game M. M. Roberts Stadium. Every time Southern Miss is playing in a bowl game, their fans are always certain to make the travel and hopefully cheer the Golden Eagles on to victory. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Southern Miss Golden Eagles Bowl Game tickets.