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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

12/19/2014

Acosta, Nunez-Roches Headline Phil Steele's All-C-USA Team

Corey Acosta and Rakeem Nunez-Roches were named First Team All-C-USA by Phil Steele.

12/04/2014

Acosta, Tom Named Academic All-Conference USA

Corey Acosta and Cameron Tom were each named Academic All-District in November.

11/29/2014

Southern Miss Loses Season Finale to UAB

Mullens throws for 263 yards in loss

11/14/2014

Southern Miss vs. UTSA: Postgame Notes

Southern Miss falls to UTSA, 12-10

11/13/2014

UTSA beats Southern Miss 12-10

Mullens finished 20 of 33 for 249 yards passing for Southern Miss

11/29/2014

Football vs UAB

Football vsUAB

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

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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