John Cox - Director of Broadcast Operations
John Cox began his broadcasting career at Southern Miss in 1978. Among his many duties at Southern Miss, Cox handles the play-by-play broadcasts of Golden Eagle football and basketball. He also hosts the Southern Miss Sports Today television shows and the Golden Eagle Hotline weekly call-in show. Prior to moving to the radio booth, Cox called the play-by-play on delayed telecasts of Southern Miss basketball from 1978 to 1981. He also has worked on the Fox Sports Net South and Comcast Sports Southeast telecasts of Southern Miss baseball. Cox is six-time Mississippi Sportscaster of the Year a graduate of Southern Miss, and a member of the Eagle Club.
Lee Roberts - Football Color Analyst
Former Southern Miss quarterback and M-Club Sports Hall of Fame member, Lee Roberts, will join the football radio broadcast crew on the Southern Miss IMG Sports Network beginning this fall. Roberts replaces long-time color commentator Vic Purvis who retired following the 2014 season after 41 years as a part of the Golden Eagle broadcasts. Roberts was a four-year letterman for the Golden Eagles from 1995-1998, who led the team to the 1996 and 1997 Conference USA championships.
Josh West - Voice of the Lady Eagles
Josh West's career as a member of the Southern Miss IMG Radio Network broadcast team began in 2008. Josh serves as the Voice of Lady Eagles Basketball and handles play-by-play duties while also hosting the "Fast Break" radio show and the Southern Miss Sports Today television program with Joye-Lee McNelis. West is a familiar broadcaster and talk show host to high school sports fans throughout central and southern Mississippi. West, who received his broadcast journalism degree from Southern Miss in 2004, has been involved in sports radio work on the prep and local college level for many years, most recently with WYAB in Jackson. He is married to the former Stacey Dill of Laurel, Miss., and the couple has a son Elijah.