What native Mississippian scored perhaps the most famous touchdown in college football history, one that still gets replayed countless times nearly 60 years after the deed was performed? Billy Cannon, who died Sunday in Baton Rouge.
The Southern Miss baseball program has had plenty of All-Americans, but pitcher Nick Sandlin and outfielder Matt Wallner rate as the two best players in program history. USM opens play in the C-USA baseball tournament in Biloxi on Wednesday.
Billy Brewer, who coached Ole Miss from 1983 to 1994, died Saturday, May 12, 2018. The former Rebel football player returned as a coach and led the team back to success it had not enjoyed since the John Vaught era.
LSU hopes to speak with Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow about the possibility of transferring to Baton Rouge. Myles Brennan, Lowell Narcisse and Justin McMillan are already at LSU and hoping to land the starting job.
Florida, Stanford and North Carolina are in good shape to lead the NCAA college baseball seeding for the 64-team field. Southern Miss, UConn, East Carolina, Stetson and Tennessee Tech are among the mid-major programs in the hunt to host regionals.
The Southern Miss football team will hold its spring game on Saturday in Hattiesburg. USM head coach Jay Hopson will have a close eye on his quarterbacks, including Jack Abraham and Marcelo Rodriguez. The Golden Eagles lost 12 starters.
Sam Burns, an LSU product now playing on the Buy.com Tour, and Braden Thornberry, a junior at Ole Miss, have taken different paths in their golf careers. Expect them to intersect at some point in the near future.
The SEC is well represented in the Sun Herald's first edition of NCAA baseball tournament projections for the 2018 campaign. The 64-team field will be updated each week. Pac-12 members Stanford and Oregon State are also in the hunt for the top seed.
Mississippi State senior All America Victoria Vivians has not surprised many with the honors she has gathered in her college basketball career. The Lady Bulldogs' loss in the NCAA women's championship game cannot diminish it.
The Southern Miss baseball team is off to a hot start, but there is plenty of work to be done if the team will host an NCAA regional. The Golden Eagles thumped Rice in a C-USA game Friday with Nick Sandlin and Matt Wallner again playing key roles.
Southern Miss right-handed pitcher Nick Sandlin and Mississippi State junior left-handed pitcher Konnor Pilkington faced off in the baseball season opener in Hattiesburg on March 16. Since then, they’ve only gotten better by the week.
Former Southern Mississippi and University of Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall talks in a "60 Minutes Sports" interview about the harshest penalty ever imposed by the NCAA on a head coach for academic fraud.