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1997 Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles Roster

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (17th of 112) ▪ Rank: 19th in Final AP Poll
Conference: CUSA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jeff Bower (9-3)

PS/G: 28.1 (39th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 17.5 (16th of 112)
SRS: 8.62 (24th of 112) ▪ SOS: -0.38 (59th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Liberty Bowl 41-7 versus Pittsburgh

  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Lee Roberts QB 194 Cmp, 350 Att, 2248 Yds, 16 TD
2 Tyrone Bolware RB 6 Att, 10 Yds, 1.7 Avg
3 Eric Booth RB 72 Att, 404 Yds, 5.6 Avg
4 Gifford Jones RB 1 Att, 2 Yds, 2.0 Avg
5 Kelby Nance RB 37 Att, 162 Yds, 4.4 Avg
6 Harold Shaw RB 245 Att, 1045 Yds, 4.3 Avg
7 Brandon Francis WR 10 Rec, 101 Yds, 10.1 Avg
8 Sherrod Gideon WR 54 Rec, 1008 Yds, 18.7 Avg
9 Kevin Heard WR 10 Rec, 163 Yds, 16.3 Avg
10 Todd Pinkston WR 38 Rec, 360 Yds, 9.5 Avg
11 Eddie Shaw WR 34 Rec, 302 Yds, 8.9 Avg
12 Raymond Walls WR 2 Rec, 18 Yds, 9.0 Avg
13 Terry Hardy TE 12 Rec, 108 Yds, 9.0 Avg
14 Jim Kitchen TE 2 Rec, 6 Yds, 3.0 Avg
15 Patrick Surtain