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#1 Re: Southern Miss » Basketball @ Wichita State » Today 18:29:10

What a comeback. Something like 24-7 USM over the last 10 minutes.

#2 Re: Southern Miss » OT: Roku » Today 17:39:53

Ace,

Been using Hulu Live for a year now. $40 gets you all you need. Switched from Directv to Hulu and I saved $1,000 a year.

#3 Re: Southern Miss » 86-42 » Today 09:42:06

Such great potential wasted with the women’s program. I was in school when Janice Felder took us to the sweet 16. Shortly after, Brandy Reed, possibly one of the best athletes ever recruited at USM, got us back into the top 25. After Kay James left, this program folded as quick ad the women’s softball program. McNelis should have been fired 7 years ago. What a waste of money.

#4 Re: Southern Miss » Cross Over Opponent » 2018-12-13 09:55:57

tg300 wrote:

Admitting you have a problem is the first step to recovery.


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#5 Southern Miss » Blake Anderson » 2018-12-12 23:11:39

Tough news today about his wife. Keep him, wife and family in your thoughts....

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#6 Re: Southern Miss » Cross Over Opponent » 2018-12-12 22:57:05

Make no mistake. Jaden Johnson is the next Kyler Murray. If you remember Johnny Manziels first game against Bama expect that.....except Jaden doesn’t lose. We will beat State by 17 and Troy by 20. Expect to be top 10 by October 1. 

No way we don’t get a CFB spot with two SEC wins on the road including mighty Bama........

#7 Re: Southern Miss » Cross Over Opponent » 2018-12-12 20:03:33

It’s all starting to come together........we are going to have an unbelievable season for the record books next year

#8 Re: Southern Miss » Well Done, Hop » 2018-12-12 20:01:36

He will win the Heisman his freshman year.

We will be undefeated and in the playoffs next season.

People will still want Dawson gone......

#9 Television, Film, and Radio » 289 Million Views within 24 Hours of Trailer Release » 2018-12-10 21:48:38

How is that even possible.......

“So it turns out Marvel fans were serious about wanting to see the Avengers 4 (now known as Avengers: Endgame) trailer. The long-awaited trailer, released Friday morning, captured 289 million views in 24 hours, breaking the record held by another Marvel movie.

Marvel thanked fans in a tweet sent out Saturday that reads: "To the greatest fans in the world, thank you for being there from the beginning til the endgame and making Marvel Studios' #AvengersEndgame the most viewed trailer in history with 289M views in 24 hours! "

https://youtu.be/hA6hldpSTF8

#10 Re: MLB » Harold Baines to Cooperstown » 2018-12-10 21:40:58

I was listening to 680 this morning and they were talking about how Baines fell below 5% of the vote in his second year of eligibility for the hall and taken off the ballot one year so to go from that to getting in is impressive. Still think the Sox had some awesome uniforms back in the day....

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#11 Re: Southern Miss » Liberty hires Hugh Freeze » 2018-12-09 14:18:37

He just doesn’t get it. Imagine if we just hired this guy and that’s what he said.

Good lawd........

#13 Re: Southern Miss » Liberty hires Hugh Freeze » 2018-12-09 13:50:37

Dude literally talked about making it back to the SEC one day during his Liberty presser tour with Paul Finebaum yesterday. Honestly, who talks about another job one day into his new job?

#14 Re: Southern Miss » The Prez on AD search. » 2018-12-07 22:34:43

99beers wrote:

Fuck thAt bla bla shit. Do something.

Come on......you already violated like three of his requests outlined in paragraph number 4........and probably some of paragraph 5..........

#15 Re: Southern Miss » Well Done, Hop » 2018-12-07 12:20:03

“Screw” and “Scar” made sure he never carried the rock again.....

Easterling attended Southern Miss but was suspended for violating team rules and never returned. He spent a year in community college but never played. In 2010 he says, he was shot in the back of both legs when notorious Brownsville neighborhood gangsters “Screw” and “Scar” Williams fired guns, including an AK-47, from a moving car into a crowd. He says he lost feeling in his left foot and now finds it difficult to run. Today he works part time in construction and coaches his nine-year-old son in football.My biggest regret is leaving USM,” Easterling says. “I tried sticking with it, but every time I was doing something good they’d bring up that incident. It got to me and I guess I wasn’t mentally tough. I was impatient. I was ready to play and the system wasn’t ready for me to play. I was being a city guy, trying to rush it, and it didn’t work out.”

#16 Re: Southern Miss » The Prez on AD search. » 2018-12-07 11:56:34

Fighting eagle wrote:

Liberty just hired Hugh Freeze to go along with the ex Baylor AD that was involved in all of that sex misconduct stuff. And we play them in 2 years.

Freeze did several speaking engagements at Liberty both pre and post scandal. The Bible teaches us to forgive those that have sinned so if anyone can play that card at his opening presser I think it’s Liberty. Glad to see a past alum land on his feet after that long fall from grace.....

#17 Re: Southern Miss » The Prez on AD search. » 2018-12-07 11:35:55

The primary pitfall we must avoid with our next hire is bringing in a Southern Miss guy or a P5 lower management suit from another Athletic Department. They only have a myopic or limited view based on the old, traditional way of approaching college athletics. This type of hire will only satisfy the dying legacy base at Southern Miss. That group is only interested in trying to recreate the past which is extremely short sighted. We should never use or refer to the AAC as our goal or measuring stick. USM needs to be a new standard bearer for tomorrows game which is evolving and unique to anything else we see today, especially inside the state of Mississippi. I want us to look beyond Tulsa, Temple and ECU regardless of where we sit today.

The next AD needs to come from the private business sector, preferably someone with background in raising VC funding. USM Athletics needs to be viewed and treated as a start up concept with previous brand recognition to leverage. The new AD needs to represent the investors(state corporations, donors) as well as the student athletes and active alumni. He needs to monitor the progress of this "company" they have invested in, thus ensuring the sustainability and growth of their investment.

Our AD MUST HAVE a pre-designed exit strategy that enables investors to reap benefits so they can, in turn, re-invest in the growth of other aspects of USM, within 5 years. This AD needs to be in the position of AD no longer than 5 years because if this AD is successful, the business landscape will have changed once again between now and 2023 and you want to insert another experienced corporate business type AD to bring new insight and direction based on the new trends in business and sports.

This hire is about tomorrows game, experience, students and sports content evolution, not about those in the 40+ age demographic that feel abandoned by bad decisions of past administrations. Boycotting games, withholding financial support and abandoning message boards after a loss isn't part of our solution, period. This type of donor isn't our future target audience. They can either adopt a new approach and be part of the solution or just continue to stay away. This AD can shake their hand at games but if its about leveraging a relationship or funds in order to get your way it isn't how our new AD will operate. Plenty of corporate money inside Mississippi we haven't approached and need to tap into in order to grow.

As much as we are justified with our criticism of CUSA, I will tell you this is the same change they are starting to implement. The new CUSA HQ was recently built to accommodate the league's new direction, including a stepped-up focus on all things digital. Even small changes like our new basketball conference schedule is outside the box in order to improve the number of teams that can qualify for post season bids. Those current corporations that control media coverage and bowl sponsorships are not interested in conferences or schools in the G5. We are forced to pursue a different approach because we don't have a choice. Tier 2 companies like Globe Life want to invest in us because Tier 1 companies like Liberty Mutual are spending where the biggest exposure exists(P5). We need to find more tier 2 investors to help us accomplish our goals and grow. They exist, and all have spending budgets within our conference footprint.

#18 Re: Southern Miss » Well Done, Hop » 2018-12-07 08:25:36

Black Diamond Reb wrote:

He could be the next Taiwan Easterling.

Probably Bowers highest rated recruit..... Did he even last a full season?

#19 Southern Miss » Well Done, Hop » 2018-12-06 21:38:52

Another solid recruit. Decommitted from Loserville and picked us over UGA.

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