Justin Penn
Justin  Penn

RS Senior

Bassfield, Miss.

High School:
Bassfield HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215




New Week of Fall Camp Starts for Golden Eagle Football

The Golden Eagles enjoyed their fourth practice of the fall under sunny skies on Monday.


Spring Practice for Football Starts Fourth Week

The Golden Eagles work through 10th practice Monday afternoon in The Rock.


Golden Eagles Go Through Second Scrimmage of Fall Practice Saturday

Quarterback Chris Campbell completed five of his first six passes.


FootAball vs LA Tech

Football vs LA Tech


Southern Miss Falls To UTEP, 34-33

Arsenio Favor threw for 377 yards and two touchdowns.


Golden Eagles Fly by East Carolina, 48-28

Southern Miss seized control of C-USA's East Division with its seventh straight win.

2014 (Redshirt Senior): Played in 11 games on the year, making three starts … Made first collegiate start a home against Appalachian State … Recorded 14 tackles on the season with eight solo stops and six assisted tackles … Recorded 1.5 tackles for loss … Posted a season-high five tackles against UAB, while adding four stops at UTEP … Had a tackle for loss against UTSA, while combining for a TFL versus UAB.

2013 (Redshirt Junior): Played in the first nine games of the season … Finished year with 12 total tackles (five solo, seven assisted) … Notched a season-high four tackles with a season-best three solo stops against North Texas … Had a season-high two assisted tackles against Arkansas and Louisiana Tech.

2012 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in 10 games as a reserve linebacker and on the kickoff coverage team … Recorded 21 total tackles (12 solo, nine assisted) and broke up one pass.

2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in the final 13 games … Played primarily on special teams … Recorded seven total tackles with a pair coming at Virginia.

2010 (Freshman): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.

High School: Three-star linebacker by both Scout.com and Rivals.com … Named one of the Top 40 prospects in the state of Mississippi by Scout.com and the Clarion Ledger … Biloxi Sun-Herald Top 30 pick … Played at Bassfield High School for coach Lance Mancuso … 3A First Team All-State selection … Selected to the WDAM All-Area Team … Tallied 74 tackles, four sacks, four interceptions, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries … Helped lead the Yellow Jackets to the class 2A State Championship … Participated in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game, registering a tackle … Also played basketball … Member of the track team, earning team MVP honors as a junior … Won 4x1 and 4x2 events.

Personal: Full name is Justin Lamarc Penn … Son of Carol Penn and Darrell Thomas … Has two brothers, Darrion and Christopher Penn … Born on May 24, 1991 … Undeclared major.

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