Former Southern Miss football player Dasman McCullum has signed with the Washington Redskins.
Various NFL scouts were on hand to watch six former Golden Eagles.
Corey Acosta and Rakeem Nunez-Roches were named First Team All-C-USA by Phil Steele.
Southern Miss falls to UTSA, 12-10
Southern Miss fell to LA Tech, 31-20
All-Conference USA (2014 – Honorable Mention)
Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 22, 2014)
Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (2010)
2014 (Redshirt Senior): Named All-Conference USA (Honorable Mention) … Tabbed Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 22 … Played and started all 12 games on the year … Finished fifth on the team in tackles with 61, including 38 solo and 23 assisted stops … Second on the team with 13.0 tackles for loss and first on the squad with 4.5 sacks … Had nine quarterback hurries, four forced fumbles, an interception, a pass breakup, a blocked kick and a fumble recovery … Had a season-high 10 tackles against Appalachian State, making five solo tackles and five assisted stops … Against App State posted a pair of TFLs, a quarterback hurry … Forced a fumble and recovered it for 29 yards against the Mountaineers … Blocked the potential game-tying extra point by App State preserving a 21-20 Golden Eagle victory … In addition, had TFLs against Rice (2.5), Louisiana Tech (2.0), UAB (2.0), No. 3 Alabama (1.5), Middle Tennessee (1.0), North Texas (1.0) and No. 23 Marshall (1.0) … Forced fumbles against Alcorn, App State, Middle Tennessee and UTEP … Had a season-high three QB hurries at UTEP, while adding a pair against UAB … Credited with a pass breakup against UTSA.
2013 (Redshirt Junior): Played in all 12 games on the season … Recorded 37 tackles, including 14 solo stops and 23 assisted tackles … Notched a team-high 10.5 tackles for loss for 50 total yards … Registered 2.5 sacks for 28 yards … Recovered fumbles against Texas State, East Carolina, Marshall and UAB … Had quarterback hurries and pass break ups against FIU and Middle Tennessee … Also had pass break ups against Texas State and Florida Atlantic … Had a season-high seven tackles against North Texas, notching a season-best six assisted stops … Recorded a season-high three solo tackles against Texas State and UAB.
2012 (Redshirt Sophomore): Started the Nebraska game but suffered a season-ending injury in the first quarter.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in all 14 games … Tallied 22 total tackles (10 solo, 12 assisted) including a season-high five at East Carolina … Blocked a field goal attempt at Navy that was returned 79-yards by Marquese Wheaton for a touchdown … Had a pair of tackles for loss and a half sack.
2010 (Freshman): Named to the 2010-11 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.
High School: Two-star defensive end by Scout.com and Rivals.com … Named one of the Sun Herald’s top 30 prospects and the Clarion Ledger’s top 40 prospects for the state of Mississippi … First-Team 5A All-State selection as a defensive end from West Jones High School in Laurel, Miss. by the Mississippi Association of Coaches … Second-Team All-State honoree by the Clarion-Ledger … Selected to the WDAM All-Area Team … Named Laurel Leader-Call Defensive Player of the Year … Region 3, 5A Player of the Year … Tallied 45 tackles to go along with three sacks, while adding an interception, four fumble recoveries and one forced fumble … Played in the 61st Bernard Blackwell All-Star Football Classic as a senior … Also played basketball, earning All-State, All-Region, All-District and Team MVP accolades … Honor student.
Personal: Full name is Dasman Ramon McCullum … Son of Michael and Janice McCullum … Has three brothers – Roderick, Michael and Julius – and two sisters – Michelle and Janetta … Mother, Janice, played basketball at William Carey … Born on April 14, 1992 in Laurel, Miss. … Majoring in sport management.
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