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Paxton Schrimsher
Paxton  Schrimsher

RS Junior

Athens, Ala.

High School:
Athens HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225




Football Finishes Regular Season Saturday at Marshall

Game time is set for 1:30 p.m. CT/2:30 p.m. ET.


Line Depth Providing Spark for Golden Eagle Defense

Southern Miss plays host to UTEP this Saturday at 6 p.m., at The Rock.


Coach Hopson Media Conference (OCt. 9)

The Golden Eagles entertain UTEP this weekend for homecoming.


Southern Miss Recognizes 167 Student-Athletes For Fall Academic Semester


Football vs Charlotte

Football vs Charlotte


Southern Miss vs. UTSA

Photos from USATSI during Southern Miss vs. UTSA football game. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017

Conference USA Honorable Mention (2017)
Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2016)

2017 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 13 games and made four starts .. Named All-Conference USA honorable mention ... Moved to inside linebacker in the fifth game due to injuries at the position and came off the bench to play on the inside over the last eight games ... Posted 49 tackles (25 solo) ... Notched career-best six tackles against both Louisiana Tech (10/21) and UAB (10/28) ... Posted a team-high tying 11.0 tackles for loss and added 5.5 sacks ... Recorded 2.5 TFLs against both LA Tech (10/21) and Marshall (11/25) ... Forced a fumble against North Texas (9/30) and LA Tech ... Added three pass breakups and two quarterback hurries.

2016 (RS Freshman): Appeared in 10 games and made seven tackles (five solo) ... North Texas game marked his first-career TFL (six yards) and fumble recovery.

2015 (Freshman): Did not play; redshirted due to injury.

High School: Played defensive back at Athens High School in Athens, Ala. ... Helped lead the Golden Eagles to the playoffs as a junior ... Named First Team All-Area as a junior and senior ... Voted Team Most Valuable Player and Team Captain ... Recorded 178 total tackles as a senior, including 12 tackles for loss ... Had five interceptions with an INT for a touchdown as a senior, while adding four pass defenses, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble ... Helped Athens HS advance to the 2013 Class 5A quarterfinal ... Also played lacrosse, earning All-State accolades.

Personal: Full name is Robert Paxton Schrimsher ... Son of Jenny Creasy and Brent Schrimsher ... Has a sister, Megan Creasy, and three brothers, Tyler Schrimsher, Jake Creasy and Owen Creasy ... Mother, Jenny Creasy, played volleyball at Mercer ... Born on May 23, 1996 in Athens, Ala. ... Majoring in construction engineering.

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