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.