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2017 Schedule
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C-USA ties for most G5 bowl wins

Southern Miss, Western Kentucky, Louisiana Tech and Old Dominion won bowl games to give Conference USA a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.

Postgame Breakdown of Southern Mississippi's 28-21 victory over UL Lafayette (1:17)

Allenzae Staggers Postgame Interview

Southern Miss WR Allenzae Staggers speaks with Ian Fitzsimmons after a record-setting performance in the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

Southern Mississippi running back Ito Smith talks about his team's fast start in their 28-21 victory over UL Lafayette (0:27)

Southern Miss wins New Orleans Bowl

Louisiana-Lafayette's final drive comes up short as Anthony Jennings overthrows Keenan Barnes on fourth-and-7 at the USM 48-yard line. The Golden Eagles hold on 28-21.


Louisiana-Lafayette cuts into deficit

Five plays after a Southern Miss turnover, Anthony Jennings keeps and uses a cutback to find the end zone from 5 yards out. That brings the Ragin' Cajuns to within 28-21 with about five minutes to play.


Wild interception for Ragin' Cajuns

Louisiana-Lafayette's Travis Crawford picks off a Nick Mullens pass that flew off the leg of receiver D.J. Thompson. Crawford returned it 53 yards to set up a TD, cutting Southern Miss' New Orleans Bowl lead to 28-21 in the fourth quarter.


Smith completes hat trick for Southern Miss

Ito Smith notches his third rushing TD from 1 yard out as the Golden Eagles extend their lead to 28-14 over Louisiana-Lafayette early in the fourth quarter of the New Orleans Bowl.


Golden Eagles reclaim lead

Southern Miss executes a play-action pass as Nick Mullens connects with Allenzae Staggers for a 5-yard touchdown over the middle. The Golden Eagles lead Louisiana-Lafayette 21-14 early in the second half of the New Orleans Bowl.

Staggers continues torrid night with 5-yard TD (0:38)

David Ching ESPN Staff Writer 

History watch at the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: Southern Miss WR Allenzae Staggers already owns the bowl record with 202 receiving yards on seven catches and it's only halftime. The FBS record for receiving yards in a bowl game is 308 yards by Hawaii's Jason Rivers in 2006. USM and Louisiana-Lafayette are tied 14-all at the break.

Southern Mississippi head coach Jay Hopson talks about his thoughts on the final play of the half (0:23)

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