Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. at The Rock.
Southern Miss 31, UTEP 13
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Southern Miss 63, Navy 35
Austin Davis was 27 of 37 for 266 yards and a touchdown.
2010 (r-Jr.): Started in all 10 games he played during the season ... Missed the final three contests, including the bowl game, following an off-campus incident that resulted in a gunshot wound ... Finished the year with 26 tackles (nine solo) ... Added 3.5 tackles for loss for 11 yards and one forced fumble at Louisiana Tech (9/25) ... Tallied season-best six tackles against Kansas (9/17) ... Added four stops versus Marshall (10/2) ... Posted at least one stop in all 10 games he played ... 2009 (r-So.): Played in all 13 games, drawing six starts ...Tallied 26 total tackles (17 assisted and nine unassisted) and had one sack against Kansas (9/26) ... Also had 3.5 tackles for loss and forced two fumbles, one against Virginia (9/19) and one against East Carolina (11/28) ... Had a career high seven-tackle game against Houston (10/31) ... Collected five tackles against Virginia and registered three stops in both the Marshall (11/14) and Tulsa (11/21) contests ...2008 New Orleans Bowl: Tallied three tackles, two solos ... 2008 (r-Fr): An All-Conference USA Freshman selection ... Played in all 13 games, starting in nine ... Recorded 20 tackles (13 unassisted and seven assisted) ... Also tallied 3.5 tackles for loss (three solo and one assisted) including a season-high loss of six yards against Arkansas State (9/13) ... Tallied season-high four stops against both Rice (10/18) and Memphis (10/25) ... Posted one pass break up against UCF (11/8) ... 2007 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Prep: Lettered at Delta HS before transferring to Bastrop HS for part of his junior and senior years due to Hurricane Katrina ... As a senior for Coach Brad Bradshaw at Bastrop, he finished with 59 tackles, including 11 tackles for loss, seven sacks and one interception ... Helped lead Bastrop to a 15-0 record and the Louisiana Class 4A state championship ... Named all-district ... Also lettered in basketball ...Named all-state as a junior ... Two-star rating by SuperPrep.com ... Two-star rating by Scout.com ... Two-star rating by Rivals.com...Two-star rating by MagnoliaPreps.com... Personal: Son of Bowman Moor and Belinda Jones ... Majoring in general studies ... Born Sept. 16, 1987.
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