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Oct. 6, 2012

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Team Notes

  • Tonight's captains were defensive back Emmanuel Johnson, linebacker Alan Howze and offensive lineman Jason Weaver.
  • Southern Miss received the kickoff.
  • Today's attendance was 25,337.
  • Southern Miss is now 0-3 all-time against Boise State and 0-2 at home.
  • Southern Miss has lost five straight games for the first time since 2008 and is 0-5 for the first time since 1976.
  • The Golden Eagles have now lost 13 straight games against ranked non-conference opponents.

Offensive Notes

  • Southern accumulated season-highs of 243 passing yards and 424 total yards.
  • Southern Miss was held scoreless in the first half for the first time since September 6, 2008 at Auburn.
  • Senior wide receiver Tracy Lampley's 12-yard reception in the first quarter gave him 1,000 receiving yards for his career. He now has 1,022 receiving yards.
  • Lampley is just the fourth player all-time to record 1,000 yards in two separate categories, joining Eric Booth (1994-97), Darryl Tillman (1986-89) and Andrew Mott (1983-86). He also has 1,392 kick return yards.
  • Senior running back Desmond Johnson rushed 15 times for a career-high 116 yards and a touchdown. He is Southern Miss' first 100-yard rusher of the year and it is his third career-100-yard game.
  • Johnson's two-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter was his first touchdown of the year and 12th of his career.
  • Johnson's 58-yard run in the second half was the longest play from scrimmage this year.
  • Junior wide receiver Dominique Sullivan caught a career-high seven passes for 63 yards.
  • Freshman Anthony Alford scored on a four-yard run in the third quarter. It is his third rushing touchdown of the year.
  • Alford's 44-yard completion to Justin Sims in the fourth quarter was both players' longest of their careers.
  • Freshman quarter back Ricky Lloyd was 12-of-21 passing for 143 yards, while Alford was 7-of-15 passing for 100 yards.

Defensive Notes

  • Junior linebacker Dylan Reda recorded his first career interception in the first quarter.
  • The Golden Eagles now have four forced turnovers on the season.
  • Senior defensive lineman Jamie Collins had a team-high 10 tackles.
  • Collins recorded is third sack of the season and the 14th of his career.
  • Senior linebacker Brandon Francesconi had a career-high six tackles.

Special Teams Notes

  • With six kickoff returns, Lampley now has 60 for his career, moving him past Tory Harrison (2006-09) for fourth all-time at Southern Miss.
  • Alan Howze blocked an extra point in the second quarter. It is the second straight game that the Golden Eagles have blocked an extra point.

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