HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - USM Press Release
Southern Miss Athletics will celebrate National Signing Day for football, Wednesday, Feb. 3, with socials taking place in Jackson, Hattiesburg, the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Mobile, Ala., with members of the Golden Eagle football coaching and administrative staff making appearances at each location.
The tour begins at lunch in Jackson at Drago's Restaurant (1001 E. County Line Rd.) next to the Hilton Hotel from 11:30 a.m., until 1 p.m. Southern Miss coach Todd Monken and selected staff members will be in attendance at this event and provide an in-depth analysis of the recruiting class. The cost for the lunch buffet is $10 per person and cash and checks will be accepted at the door. Parking will be available at the rear of the restaurant and hotel, and fans are asked to enter through that part of the restaurant.
Buffalo Wild Wings in Hattiesburg (3 Churchill St.) will be the next stop on the tour from 4:30 - 6 p.m., and will also feature coach Monken and staff members in attendance along with a short program on the day's Golden Eagle signees. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the restaurant.
There will be two evening locations as Monken and select staff members visit the Buffalo Wild Wings in D'Iberville (3850 Promenade Parkway, The Promenade) from 7-8:30 p.m., while other selected staff members will travel to Baumhower’s (3673 Airport Blvd.) in Mobile. The Mobile event is being put on by the Southern Miss Mobile Bay Alumni Association. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at both restaurants.
The first 75 fans to each event will receive player cards of the newest Golden Eagle signees.
Also, the department of athletics will hold its third annual signing day web show on its website, SouthernMiss.com that morning. More details of this show will be released at a later date.