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Jacorius Cotton
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Jacorius Cotton

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
LaGrange, Ga.

High School:
Troup County HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 197

Position:
DB

Experience:
2L

07/21/2014

C-USA Football Media Day Coverage

Head coach Todd Monken, WR Markese Triplett and DB Jacorius Cotton will represent Southern Miss.

04/14/2014

Athletics Holds 2014 Academic Honors Monday Night

04/11/2014

Football Concludes Third Scrimmage

Southern Miss conducted its third scrimmage of the spring at The Rock.

12/08/2013

Football Enjoys Senior Send-Off Sunday Afternoon

The hour-long event included tributes to the senior class as well as the season's awards given out.

11/25/2013

Todd Monken Weekly Press Conference

11/17/2012

Southern Miss Falls To UTEP, 34-33

Arsenio Favor threw for 377 yards and two touchdowns.

09/29/2012

Golden Eagles Drop Heartbreaker to No. 19 Louisville, 21-17

Jalen Richard had one touchdown for Southern Miss.

12/24/2011

Golden Eagles Soar Past Nevada in Hawai'i Bowl, 24-17

Austin Davis threw two touchdowns, including a 4-yarder late in the game.

12/04/2011

Southern Miss Captures C-USA Championship Over Houston, 49-28

The Golden Eagles capture their fifth C-USA football championship.

2012 (Jr.)
Started six games on the year and appeared in nine games overall ... Started the first five games before an injury in the Boise State game sidelined him for much of the remainder of the season ... Started the final game at Memphis ... Posted 41 total tackles and forced a fumble

2011 Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl
Tied a team-high with seven tackles ... picked off a pass in the first quarter and returned it six yards

2011 (So.)
Took over a starting safety role as a sophomore and started all 14 games ... Set his single-game high for tackles this season with 17 at UAB (11/17) ... Was tied for second on the team in tackles with 98 (54 solo, 44 assisted) and had eight or more tackles in four games ... Picked off one pass at Virginia and against Nevada and broke up six passes ... Also forced one fumble ... Knocked down a two-point conversion attempt on the final play of the UCF game (11/12) to preserve the win

2010 Beef O'Brady's Bowl
Tallied one assisted tackle in the game ... 2010 (Fr.): One of seven true freshmen to see action during the year ... Saw action in all 13 games ... Posted 12 tackles (three solos), six of which came on kickoff and one on the punt teams ... Had season-high five tackles against Prairie View (9/11) ... Added four stops versus Marshall (10/2) ... Played extensively on special teams

Prep
Played on both sides of the football for Bubba Jeter at Troup County High, concentrating mostly in the secondary during his senior campaign ... Lettered four seasons ... Awarded the Troup County All-Purpose accolade ... Also earned Running Back of the Year ... Collected the Iron Man and Defensive Player awards as well ... A three-star athlete by Rivals.com and earned two stars from Scout.com ... Named team's offensive most valuable player at the inaugural Columbus Valley High School Awards luncheon

Personal
Son of Carla Cotton and Dwight Gates

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