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Justin Penn
Justin  Penn

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bassfield, Miss.

High School:
Bassfield HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L

08/04/2014

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.

04/07/2014

Spring Practice for Football Starts Fourth Week

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

08/18/2012

Golden Eagles Go Through Second Scrimmage of Fall Practice Saturday

Quarterback Chris Campbell completed five of his first six passes.

10/25/2014

FootAball vs LA Tech

Football vs LA Tech

11/17/2012

Southern Miss Falls To UTEP, 34-33

Arsenio Favor threw for 377 yards and two touchdowns.

11/05/2011

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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