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According to multiple sources, UT Martin head football coachJason Simpson is interviewing today with a nine-man search committee at the University of Southern Mississippi about the head football coach opening

Simpson, an alumnus of Southern Miss, is interview to replace Ellis Johnson, who was fired last week after he posted an 0-12 record in his lone season in Hattiesburg. The Golden Eagles were the only NCAA Division I-A team to go winless.

Southern Miss. Athletic Director Jeff Hammond told The Mississippi Press last week that his plan was to have a coach in place by Dec. 19, which is the national junior college signing day.

Others expected to be interviewed include North Carolina offensive coordinator Blake Anderson, Texas Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown,  Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Todd Monken, and  Louisiana-Lafayette offensive coordinator Jay Johnson.

 


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OVC Ball
Predicting the OVC race…in mid-December

2016-17 Basketball Standings

OVCOverall

EAST

Belmont8-014-4
Morehead State6-310-12
Tennessee Tech5-39-14
Jacksonville State5-413-11
Tennessee State4-413-8
Eastern Kentucky2-69-14

WEST

UT Martin5-315-8
Murray State5-311-11
SEMO5-310-13
Austin Peay3-57-15
Eastern Illinois1-79-12
SIUE0-85-17
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