Southern Miss and UTSA meet for the first time this week in a Thursday night contest.
Transcript of head coach Todd Monken from Southern Miss' Media Day
Terrick Wright (2nd Team), Markese Triplett (3rd Team), Fred Moore (3rd Team), Adam Williams (3rd Team) and Dylan Bradly (4th Team) were all named to the Preseason All-Conference USA team.
Texas State 22, Southern Miss 15
2014 (Senior): Played in all 12 games on the year, making five starts … Started the first five games of the season … Helped the team rush for 1,149 yards, while passing for an additional 3,231 for a total offensive production of 4,380.
2013 (Junior): Named to the 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … Played in and started 11 of the 12 games on the season … Made Golden Eagle debut in the season opener against Texas State … Helped the Golden Eagles’ offense to 3,786 yards of total offense, including 2,911 yards passing and 875 yards rushing.
2012 (Sophomore, Jones County JC): Anchored the offensive line at Jones County JC that tallied 1,935 yards passing and 1,816 yards rushing for 3,751 yards of total offense in nine games … Helped the Bobcats average 416.8 yards of total offense per game … First-Team NJCAA All-American offensive lineman accolades, as well as All-Region 23 and MACJC All-South Division First-Team honors for Jones County JC which finished 6-3 under first-year coach Ray Perkins, ending the year in a three-way tie for first … Named the MACJC’s South Division’s Most Valuable Offensive Lineman … Projected as the 31st junior college player in the state and rated as the No. 19 junior college offensive tackle in the country by 247sports.com.
2011 (Freshman, Jones County JC): Played for Jones County JC, helping the Bobcats tally 983 yards rushing, 2,214 yards passing and 3,197 total yards in nine games … Averaged 355.2 yards per game of offense.
High School: Attended Heidelberg High School … Named the district’s Best Offensive Lineman … Recipient of the WDAM All-Area Team and All-State Team.
Personal: Full name is Fredrick Donieal Moore … Nickname is “Snap” … Son of Sheryl and Donnie Newell … Has three brothers, Marell Newell, Kardarius Newell and Corey Breland … Born on Feb. 8, 1993 in Heidelberg, Miss. … Majoring in sport management.