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Corey Acosta
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Corey Acosta

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Christian Brothers HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
PK

Experience:
3L

10/08/2014

Bye Week Practice Continues for Football

The Southern Miss football team plays North Texas on Oct. 18 in Denton, Texas.

10/04/2014

Game Notes: Southern Miss at Middle Tennessee

Southern Miss falls to Middle Tennessee, 37-31

10/03/2014

Football Hits Road to Face Middle Tennessee

Kickoff for Southern Miss and Middle Tennessee is slated for 11:00 a.m. in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

09/20/2014

Southern Miss Football vs. Appalachian State Game Notes

09/06/2014

Southern Miss Holds Off Alcorn State, 26-20

Corey Acosta kicked a career-best four field goals and Southern Miss held off Alcorn State 26-20 Saturday night.

10/04/2014

Southern Miss at Middle Tennessee

Southern Miss falls to Middle Tennessee, 37-31.

09/27/2014

Football vs Rice

Football vs Rice

09/13/2014

Football vs Bama

Football vs Bama

09/06/2014

Football vs Alcorn

football vs Alcorn

04/19/2014

Spring Football Game 2014

Spring Football Game 2014

Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2013)

2013 (Redshirt Junior): Named to the 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... Played in all 12 games on the season ... Led the Golden Eagles in points with 57, going 11-for-20 in field goals and a perfect 24-for-24 in point after touchdown attempts ... Had a season-high eight PATs in Southern Miss' 62-27 victory at UAB ... Made multiple field goals in six games on the year, converting a pair of FGs against Texas State, No. 22 Nebraska, Marshall, Louisiana Tech and UAB ... Hit a season-long 50-yard field goal on the road against Louisiana Tech ... Also registered 14 punts on the year, tallying 546 yards for a 39.0 average with a long of 58 against Boise State.

2012 (Redshirt Sophomore): Took over the primary kicking duties for the Golden Eagles, including place kicking and kickoffs ... Led the team in scoring with 60 points on the season, going 11-for-17 in field goals and 27-of-28 in point after attempts ... Connected on his first two attempts of the season, at Nebraska, including a 45-yarder ... Nailed two kicks from 50 yards or better ... Had a season and career-long of 51 yards against Marshall ... Averaged 56.8 yards per kickoff with eight touchbacks ... Added one touchdown saving tackle on the season.

2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw first career action against Louisiana Tech (9/3), nailing two second-half field goals from 25 and 42 yards due to injury to starter Danny Hrapmann ... Also had three kickoffs for 168 yards against the Bulldogs.

2010 (Freshman): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.

High School: Two-star athlete by Scout.com and ranked the No. 14 kicker in the country ... Rated the 17th-best kicker by Rivals.com and a two-star prospect ... Converted 14-of-19 field goals, including a long of 49 yards, and connected on 29-of-30 extra points for coach Kevin Locastro at Christian Brothers High School ... Added a 68-yard kickoff average and tallied 85 percent touchbacks ... Was 3-of-5 from 40-yards and beyond ... All-Metro and All-Mid-South honoree ... Member of the Blue Squad for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game ... Lettered in both football and soccer ... All-Region and All-District performer for Christiana Brothers HS ... Helped the Purple Wave win the 2009 and 2010 State Soccer Championships ... Honor student and member of the National Honor Society, Key Club and Spanish National Honor Society ... Garnered the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholarship Award.

Personal: Full name is Corey Austin Acosta ... Son of Terry and John Acosta ... Has an older brother Hunter and sister-in-law Shannon ... Mom, Terry, was a cheerleader at Tennessee-Martin and brother, Hunter, played soccer at Maryville College ... Born on July 12, 1991 in Memphis, Tenn. ... Majoring in biological sciences.

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10/21/2014 - Football

Golden Eagles in the NFL, Week 7

10/20/2014 - Football

Todd Monken Weekly Media Conference

10/20/2014 - Football

Acosta Named C-USA Special Teams POW

10/18/2014 - Football

Southern Miss tops North Texas 30-20

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