USM Announces 2008 Football Slate

In a break with recent tradition, Southern Miss is scheduled to play all 12 of next season's games on Saturdays.

The 2008 schedule released by the school Tuesday features five bowl teams and no television games on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday, a regular staple for the Golden Eagles the last several years.

Southern Miss opens the first season under new coach Larry Fedora on Aug. 30 against Louisiana-Lafayette in Hattiesburg. Other nonconference opponents include games at Auburn, at Arkansas State and Boise State at home.

The full 2008 schedule:

Aug. 30 - Louisiana-Lafayette
Sept. 6 - at Auburn
Sept. 13 - at Arkansas St.
Sept. 20 - Marshall
Oct. 4 - UTEP
Oct. 11 - Boise St.
Oct. 18 - at Rice
Oct. 25 - UAB
Nov. 1 - at Memphis
Nov. 8 - at Central Florida
Nov. 15 - East Carolina
Nov. 29 - at SMU


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