The Golden Eagles return to action this weekend when they travel for the C-USA Championship game.
2014 (Sophomore): Played in seven games on the year, primarily on special teams ... Recorded a solo tackle against Rice.
2013 (Freshman): Played in 11 of 12 games on the season as a true freshman ... Finished inaugural season with seven tackles ... Had a season-best two stops against Marshall, while adding tackles against No. 22 Nebraska, FIU, North Texas, Louisiana Tech and Middle Tennessee ... Made collegiate debut in season-opener against Texas State.
High School: Played for coach John Perry at Pearl High School ... Played both ways for the Pirates ... Tallied 243 tackles in final two season, including a season-high 138 as a junior ... Also added 209 yards passing and 71 yards rushing ... Named to the Clarion-Ledger First Team All-Metro Defensive squad as well as the Class 5A MHSAA Coaches' First Team All-State at outside linebacker ... Dubbed Best of the Rest and Top 50 ... Played with current Southern Miss teammate D.J. Thompson ... Also a member of the track & field team ... Named All-State, All-Region, All-District and Team MVP of track & field team ... Set state record in 110 meter hurdles ... Three-time State Champion in track and named Gatorade Athlete of the Year.
Personal: Full name is Robert Evan Osborne ... Son of Bobette and Steve Osborne ... Has an older brother, Hunter ... Great uncle, Lamar Blount, played football in the NFL, while father, Steve, played football at Arkansas ... Born on May 4, 1994 in Flowood, Miss. ... Majoring in sociology with a minor in business.