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#1 Re: Southern Miss » Fall & Spring » 2020-04-19 20:07:00

TheChosenOne wrote:

Why not one more of many crazy ideas. 

Thoughts
P5 football in the Fall
G5 football in the spring

Financially would this benefit or be a complete disaster for G5

Pretty sure a lot of G5 programs can’t survive without playing money games @P5 schools. Where would we be financially without the Bama & State games from last season?

#2 Re: Southern Miss » 5 posters » 2020-01-30 16:03:25

EagleFWB wrote:

Is it just me, or is there only like 5-6 of us posting on here anymore? Other than not giving a shit anymore, where's everybody gone to?

There's just not much to talk about. Football is over. Basketball is terrible. Baseball hasn't started. Recruiting is meh.

#3 Southern Miss » Boise State appears to be exploring options to leave the MWC... » 2020-01-24 13:43:05

Bleacher Eagle
Replies: 13

With UCONN leaving the AAC, seems like the ACC would be pursuing to take Boise for football only.

Okay dreamers, this is where you start fantasying if the AAC decides to go to 14 football members.

#4 Re: Southern Miss » 6 bowl games record lowest attendance figures on record » 2020-01-12 20:53:22

I’m pretty sure ESPN owns most of the non-New Years 6 bowls.
I’m positive ESPN doesn’t give a rats ass about the attendance at those games. They exist so they can be televised. The schools participating in those games are on the hook for a minimum amount of tickets. Between that and sponsorships, the expenses of those bowls are covered. As long as they aren’t losing money, then it could be played in an empty stadium and it wouldn’t affect ESPN one bit.

#6 Re: Southern Miss » Moorhead fired at MStake » 2020-01-03 11:12:20

Imagine if I told you this 15 years ago:
Mississippi State hires a new coach. In 2 years, that coach leads them to back-to-back bowl games, beats Ole Miss twice, Southern Miss once and signs 2 consecutive Top 25 classes and is then fired.

The landscape of football expectations in Starkville has shifted dramatically. I wish our administrators would take notes.

#7 Re: Southern Miss » Southern Miss Signing Day » 2019-12-20 09:05:51

99beers wrote:

We signed one player in the 247 top 73 in ms    One

Not that it's a really big difference, but we signed two: Brandon Hayes & Dylan Spencer

https://247sports.com/Season/2020-Footb … l&State=MS

#8 Re: Southern Miss » Southern Miss Signing Day » 2019-12-18 13:35:43

Nugget's Ghostbuster wrote:

Southern Miss Signing Day

A very average CUSA program signing a very average CUSA level class.
Nothing more.
Nothing less.

#9 Re: Southern Miss » Stop me if you have heard this before...... » 2019-12-16 01:30:44

EagleFWB wrote:

It better be F'N pack house every game!

First day as a Southern Miss fan? Don’t worry, you’ll learn.

#12 Re: Southern Miss » OT-The Power 6....... » 2019-10-25 08:45:56

Nugget's Ghostbuster wrote:

95-21 win by Houston in 1988

That would have been '89.
'87 & '88 were the years SMU was prohibited from fielding a team.

#13 Re: Southern Miss » Week 7 » 2019-10-14 10:46:21

Nugget's Ghostbuster wrote:

Coach O won’t beat Saban

Probably not because that game is in Tuscaloosa, but Bama's defense looks very un-Bama like this year. If that game were in Baton Rouge, I'd take the Tigers.

#15 Southern Miss » Anyone got any updates on progress at the Pete? » 2019-10-08 08:03:26

Bleacher Eagle
Replies: 33

I saw we got new lockers, but haven't seen anything about the turf install.
Has it started? Completed? TTT'ed?

#16 Re: Southern Miss » Week 6 » 2019-10-07 08:54:10

Nugget's Ghostbuster wrote:

Tulane is legit and could end up winning the AAC if they beat Memphis in two weeks

Their schedule is brutal. They still have the navigate a bunch of tough road games and UCF at home:
  @Memphis
  @Navy
  @Temple
  vs Central Florida
  @SMU

#17 Re: Southern Miss » Southern Miss opens 5.5 favorite 60 o/u » 2019-10-07 08:33:15

That's pretty surprising. I would have expected to be about a -2.5 line.

#18 Re: Southern Miss » New marketing campaign » 2019-09-30 12:43:53

southerner92 wrote:

its the only champion ship we have to play (just like most teams) at this point in college football.

But this is nothing new. It's always been this way. Even before the playoff or before the BCS, there have always only been 15-20 programs capable of winning the NC.

Fun fact, there hasn't been a 1st time National Champion since 1996 Florida. That's nearly a quarter of a century of the same handful of programs winning the NC over and over.

#19 Re: Southern Miss » New marketing campaign » 2019-09-30 10:24:01

Lloydlake wrote:

With the exception of a half dozen or so "marquee" games each week, there are seats available to almost every game i see on TV.
All access to virtually all games is killing attendance. You could offer FREE beer and not fill it up.

I don't disagree with any of that. But I also dont see other schools publicly setting unattainable attendance goals at the start of the season. There was absolutely ZERO evidence that this team with this home schedule would ever come remotely close to accomplishing the "30K 5 times", so now it just looks even worse than had we not promoted such an unattainable goal.

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