Game time is set for 2 p.m., at The Rock
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
The Golden Eagles open the 2017 season by playing host to the Wildcats.
Football vs Marshall
Football vs Rice
Football vs Troy
Football vs Savannah State
2016 (Junior): Started nine games and played in 12 overall ... Made a big first impression with a 71-yard touchdown grab at Kentucky to close the first half, beginning a 34-0 rally that would end the night ... Finished the year with 20 catches for 331 yards and two scores ... Also had three catches for 82 yards, all in the first half, in the home-opening win over Savannah State ... Totaled six catches for 65 yards versus Charlotte.
2015 (Redshirt Sophomore/East Mississippi CC): Appeared in six games...Caught 19 passes for 239 yards and two touchdowns...Had six catches for 128 yards, including a 55-yard touchdown, against Itawamba...Had three catches in three other games ...Helped 8-1 Lions to Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges North Division title...Teammate of fellow Southern Miss JuCo transfer receiver Allenzee Staggers.
2014 (Sophomore/Florida State): Declared academically ineligible, though practiced with team during bowl preparations.
2013 (Freshman/Florida State): Appeared in five games, making two catches for 31 yards during the Seminoles' national championship season...Missed the last half of the season with a foot injury.
High School: Consensus 4-star recruit coming out of Milton High School...Was ranked overall 219th recruit; 30th among all receivers; 30th in Florida....ESPN 300 (No. 160); Rivals 250 (No. 227); PrepStar Top 300 All-America...Also played basketball.