Jomez Applewhite
Jomez  Applewhite

RS Senior

Bassfield, Miss.

High School:
Bassfield HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180




Football Practice Report: August 13


White Team Prevails, 22-14, in Football Spring Game

Quarterback Tyler Matthews led the White Team to a 22-14 victory in the Spring Game.


Football Continues Week With Spirited Practice

Southern Miss plays Rice to open the 2014 Conference USA slate on Saturday at The Rock.


Southern Miss Football vs. Appalachian State Game Notes


Southern Miss Holds Off Alcorn State, 26-20

Corey Acosta kicked a career-best four field goals and Southern Miss held off Alcorn State 26-20 Saturday night.


Football vs Alcorn

football vs Alcorn

Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2013) 2016 (Redshirt Junior): Played in eight games...Totaled three tackles on the year, making a solo stop at North Texas and assisting on two more in the New Orleans Bowl...

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in all 13 games, seeing time mostly in special teams situations ... Tallied four solo tackles on the year and aded one quarterback hurry ... Got season-high two stops at Louisiana Tech ... Added a tackle against North Texas and Rice.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 12 games on the season, making five starts ... Made collegiate debut on the road against Mississippi State, while earning first college start at home against Alcorn State ... Finished the season with 37 tackles, including 16 solo stops ... Posted 2.5 tackles for loss ... Recorded a pair of interceptions, a pass breakup, a quarterback hurry and a forced fumble ... Picked off a pass against Alcorn State with 57 seconds remaining in the game to preserve a 26-20 victory over the Braves.

2013 (Freshman): Named to the 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.

High School: Played for coach Lance Mancuso at Bassfield High School ... Played both ways, primarily as quarterback, leading the team to a 16-0 record and the MHSAA Class 2A State Championship ... Threw for 696 yards and seven touchdowns ... Named First Team All-District and All-Area as a junior and a senior ... Honor student.

Personal: Full name is Jomez Dioventa Applewhite ... Son of Felicia and Joesph Applewhite ... Has a younger brother, Joesph Jr., and a younger sister, Ashten ... Born on Oct. 11, 1994 in Bassfield, Miss. ... Majoring in biological science.

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