15 Greatest Games in Southern Miss Football History
|November 24, 1932: Southern Miss 6, Union 0 - "The Leakesville Express"|
The 1932 football season would see the opening of the school's first football stadium, which was dubbed Faulkner field in honor of the project director, who had donated materials and equipment and recruited unemployed laborers to do the construction.
In just the fourth game ever played at Faulkner Field, Southern Miss defeated Union College of Tennessee in the traditional Thanksgiving game on Nov. 24, 1932. After an intense defensive contest for more than three quarters, Reed Green, a future STC head football coach and Mississippi Southern/Southern Miss athletic director known as "The Leakesville Express" raced 80 yards for a touchdown to score the game's only points and securing a 6-0 victory for his team and in the process delivering one of the Greatest Games in Southern Miss Football.