Southern Miss opens the 2016 season by registering the largest comeback in school history at Kentucky.
Ito Smith rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns
Ito Smith primed the Golden Eagles With 169 Rushing Yards, 3 TDs
Jalen Richard runs for 161 yards and four touchdowns
Football vs Rice
Sept. 17, 2016
Conference USA Championship Game USM vs WKU
Check out the photo gallery from the Southern Miss football game against Rice.
Southern Miss dropped its first game of the season to Mississippi State on Saturday night.
2015 (Junior): Played in 11 games, with starts against Mississippi State (9/5) and at Louisiana Tech (11/28)…Finished ninth on the team with 36 tackles (28 solo)…Had season-high six tackles against Old Dominion (11/21)…Returned his lone interception of the season for a touchdown at Louisiana Tech (11/28)…Forced two fumbles, recovered a fumble and broke up two passes.
2014 (Sophomore, Coffeyville CC): Played in 10 games played, notching 59 tackles (25 solo, 34 assisted) with a pair of sacks and 5.5 tackles for loss ... Picked off three passes, returning them for a total of 51 yards, while adding three pass breakups.
2013 (Freshman, Coffeyville CC): Played free safety at Coffeyville Community College in Coffeyville, Kan. ... Played in seven games, recording 41 tackles (26 solo, 15 assisted) ... Credited for a half a tackle for loss and six pass break ups.
High School: Lettered at Fairfield Central High School in Winnsboro, S.C. ... Helped the Griffins to a Upper-State Championship along with a Regional Championship as a senior ... Led FCHS to 30 total wins in final three seasons ... Named First Team All-Region as a senior ... Recorded 195 career tackles with 12 tackles for loss and seven sacks and 13 interceptions ... Tabbed Most Valuable Defensive Back ... Also ran track, earning All-State, All-Region and Team MVP honors as a sprinter in the 100-meter dash.
Personal: Full name is Devonta Marquise Foster ... Son of Vivian and Jeffery Foster ... Has two older brothers, Micheal Harris and Lorenzo Foster ... Cousin Larry Brown played football professionally with the Washington Redskins, while cousin Mike Hopkins played collegiately at Newberry College ... Born on March 2, 1995 in Chester, S.C. ... Majoring in criminal justice.