USM kicks off 2023 season, welcomes Alcorn St. to Hattiesburg

Southern Miss Golden Eagles open football season
Southern Miss Golden Eagles open football season(Southern Miss)
Published: Sep. 2, 2023 at 3:49 PM CDT
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - The wait is over.

The University of Southern Mississippi kicks off the 2023 college football season at 6 p.m. Saturday, welcoming Alcorn State University to M.M. Roberts Stadium.

The game marks the opener for both teams.

Saturday’s game will be the fourth meeting between the in-state programs, All three previous games were played in Hattiesburg, and the Golden Eagles won all three.

The last time the two teams met, in 2019 USM claimed a 28-10 victory.

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