Post Game Notes
SMU 34, Southern Miss 6
Nov. 10, 2012
- Captains for Southern Miss were No. 21 Jeremy Hester, No. 8 Jamie Collins and No. 87 Francisco Llanos.
- The Golden Eagles are now 3-1 all-time against SMU with a 1-1 mark in Dallas.
- Southern Miss fell to 0-10 and 0-6 in Conference USA play.
- Kendrick Hardy, Michael Brinson and Jordan Greene started their first game of the season when the Golden Eagles lined up in the I-formation to begin the game.
- Chris Campbell connected with Dominique Sullivan for an 18-yard scoring strike. It was the fourth passing touchdown of the season and second time this season the two have connected for a touchdown strike.
- Southern Miss played three quarterbacks in a game for the fourth time this season.
- SMU held the Golden Eagles to a season-low 178 yards.
- Rakeem Nunez-Roches tallied two tackles for loss on the day to give him five for the season.
- Jamie Collins forced his fourth fumble of the season in the third quarter. That ties for third in a single season - the top mark is five. It is the third straight year that a player has forced four fumble. Cordarro Law did it each of the last two seasons.
- Collins also led the team in tackles for the eighth time this season. He finished with seven tackles, including two for a loss with the forced fumble. He now has a team best 18 TFLs on the season.
- The Golden Eagles held SMU scoreless in the third quarter. It is the second time this season the team has accomplished that feat.
Special Teams Notes
- Peter Boehme booted his ninth and tenth punts of 50 yards or more with a second quarter boot of 54 yards and a career-long 64-yarder in the third quarter.
- Boehme's previous long was a 63-yarder against Tulsa in 2009 in Hattiesburg.
- Jerrion Johnson blocked a fourth quarter field goal attempt which was returned 48 yards by Deron Wilson. It was the fourth blocked kick of the season for Southern Miss.
- Boehme also tied a career-high for punts in a single game with eight.
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