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Curtis Mikell
Curtis  Mikell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bassfield, Miss.

High School:
Bassfield HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 170

Position:
DB

Experience:
3L

10/13/2017

Football Returns Home to Face UTEP for Homecoming

Game time is set for 6 p.m., at The Rock.

10/09/2017

Coach Hopson Media Conference (OCt. 9)

The Golden Eagles entertain UTEP this weekend for homecoming.

10/08/2017

Football Holds Off UTSA for a 31-29 C-USA Road Victory

The Golden Eagles improve to 3-2 overall and 1-1 in C-USA play.

07/28/2017

Football Working Toward Season's Start After Second Day of Practice

The Golden Eagles open the season Sept. 2, at home against Kentucky.

10/08/2016

Post Game Notes

09/02/2017

Southern Miss vs. Kentucky (USATSI)

The Golden Eagles open the 2017 season by playing host to the Wildcats.

12/17/2016

New Orleans Bowl vs ULL

New Orleans Bowl vs ULL

12/05/2015

USM vs WKU

Conference USA Championship Game USM vs WKU

11/28/2015

Football vs LA Tech

Football vs LA Tech

11/29/2014

Football vs UAB

Football vsUAB

2016 (Junior): Started four of the 13 games in which he appeared...Compiled 36 tackles, five solo...Went all-out on the scene with two interceptions (first of career) in the win at UTEP, the second of which tying a school-record 100 yards on the return...that game made him the first Golden Eagle with two pickoffs in a game since Marquese Wheaton versus SMU in 2011...Kendrick Presley was the previous Southern Miss defender to return an interception the full distance, also in 2011 vs. Memphis...Mikell followed up that two-interception, three-tackle game by tying career-high of eight stops against Rice...finished the season with four tackles each against North Texas and Louisiana Tech before posting five in the New Orleans Bowl...his two interceptions tied for the team-lead, and he was also third with seven kick returns for 116 yards.

Heart of Dallas Bowl: Golden Eagles' third-leading tackler with eight stops (six solo) against Washington (12/26)... Also caught a fourth-down pass for 22 yards and a first down from punter Tyler Sarrazin... Returned a kickoff 11 yards.

2015 (Sophomore): Played in all 14 games, primarily on special teams... Finishe with 30 tackles (22 solo), including one for loss... Posted career-high six stops against Austin Peay (9/12)...Also recovered a fumble during the season... Had two catches for 23 yards... Averaged 20.1 yards on seven kickoff returns, with a long of 27 yards.

2014 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games as a true freshman... Made collegiate debut in the season opener on the road against Mississippi State... Recorded 48 yards receiving on six catches... Had a season-high three receptions for a season-best 19 yards at UTSA... Notched 14 yards against UAB and 10 yard against No. 23 Marshall... Had a five-yard reception against Mississippi State... In addition, notched five tackles (two solo, three assisted).

High School: Two-star prospect according to Rivals.com... Lettered at Bassfield High School... Hattiesburg American First-Team All-Area... As a senior, rushed for 153 yards on 13 carries with a touchdown; also had eight catches for 289 yards and four touchdown receptions... On defense, collected 34 tackles and came away with three interceptions and 11 pass deflections... Also played baseball... Earned All-State, All-Region, All-District and Team MVP accolades in baseball... Honor student.

Personal: Full name is Curtis Ray Mikell Jr. ... Son of Valerie and Curtis Mikell Sr. ... Has an older brother and a younger sister ... Born on Nov. 25, 1995 in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Majoring in sport management.

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