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— Frank Gore Jr. threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores and Southern Miss started fast in a 37-17 victory over Florida International on Saturday.
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- UTEP suspends football activities, cancels game
— Frank Gore Jr. threw two touchdowns on four completions and Southern Mississippi beat Louisiana Tech 35-19 on Friday night.
Our top bottom team pulled off a major upset, but two others couldn't turn a spark into a blaze of glory.
— UTSA was nearly felled by the pressure of being overwhelming favorites. The defense prevented a truly upsetting defeat.
— Nationally ranked, undefeated and playing at home, UTSA is a heavy favorite against a Southern Mississippi program suffering through its worst season in nearly a decade.
With UNLV and Arizona snapping long losing streaks, the Bottom 10 welcomes some old friends back to the top of the heap.
— Isaiah Johnson and Ikaika Ragsdale combined for over 200 yards rushing and three touchdowns and North Texas beat Southern Mississippi 38-14 on Saturday.
With Jim Harbaugh again falling short and the nation's two winless teams again falling, we try to separate fact from fiction with the worst of the worst.
— Backup quarterback Mike DeLiello ran for 77 yards and a pair of touchdowns and the Middle Tennessee defense had five takeaways as the Blue Raiders defeated Southern Mississippi 35-10 on Saturday.
The Sun Belt Conference officially announced the addition of Southern Miss on Tuesday, giving the conference 11 football-playing members.
Southern Miss will join the Sun Belt Conference, which could soon add more members, sources tell ESPN.
— Dylan Hopkins threw for one touchdown and ran for another to lead UAB to a 34-0 win over Southern Miss on Saturday.
— Breon Heyward scooped up a fumble and raced 53 yards for a touchdown to spark UTEP to a 26-13 win over Southern Mississippi on Saturday night.
— Jake Constantine threw for two scores and Rice's defense snared four interceptions, and the Owls never trailed in a 24-19 win over Southern Mississippi on Saturday night.
— Jameson Williams was off to the races the first time he touched the ball, and the second, and the fourth.
Arkansas and Texas A&M meet for just the third time as ranked opponents, while the city of Chicago hosts Notre Dame against Wisconsin during Week 4.