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Matchup Edge
RICE Edge in: SOMIS
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Rice at Southern Mississippi
When: 7:00 PM ET, Saturday, October 1, 2016
Where: M.M. Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Quick Hits

Overall Team Offense

  • The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are ranked 27 on offense, averaging 492.0 yards per game. The Golden Eagles are averaging 256.2 yards rushing and 235.8 yards passing so far this season.
  • The Rice Owls are ranked 115 on offense, averaging 333.2 yards per game. The Owls are averaging 171.5 yards rushing and 161.8 yards passing so far this season.

Home and Away

  • The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are 1-1 at home this season, 1-0 against conference opponents and 2-1 against non-conference opponents.
  • At home the Golden Eagles are averaging 43.5 scoring, and holding teams to 18.5 points scored on defense.
  • The Rice Owls are 0-2 while on the road this season, 0-2 against conference opponents and 0-2 against non-conference opponents.
  • On the road, the Owls are averaging 14.0 scoring, and holding teams to 38.5 points scored on defense.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W‑L Strk PF PA Home Away Grass Turf Conf
Rice 0-4 L4 18.2 39.2 0-2 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-2
Southern Mississippi 3-1 W1 41.2 19.8 1-1 2-0 1-0 2-1 1-0
Last Meeting
Rice Southern Mississippi
Date Away Home Tot Rus Pas Tot Rus Pas
11/14/15 SOMIS 65 RICE 10 214 107 107 682 181 501
Player Stats
Previous Matchup
Passing Player COMP % YDS TD INT
Rice D. Jackson 42.1 69 1 0
Southern Mississippi N. Mullens 74.2 386 5 0
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
Rice D. Dillard 9 70 7.8 0
Southern Mississippi J. Richard 6 78 13.0 1
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
Rice P. Smith 3 40 13.3 0
Southern Mississippi M. Thomas 5 126 25.2 2
Touchdowns Player TD
Rice N. German 1
Southern Mississippi I. Smith 2
Season
Passing Player COMP % YDS TD INT
Rice T. Stehling 52.3 645 2 4
Southern Mississippi N. Mullens 58.3 913 9 6
Rushing Player CAR YDS AVG TD
Rice D. Dillard 50 262 5.2 2
Southern Mississippi I. Smith 80 540 6.8 4
Receiving Player REC YDS AVG TD
Rice Z. Wright 15 139 9.3 0
Southern Mississippi I. Jones 10 205 20.5 2
Touchdowns Player TD
Rice D. Dillard 2
Southern Mississippi I. Smith 5
Quickchart Matchup
Rice Rice Off vs  Southern Mississippi Southern Mississippi Def
Rice 333.2 yards
Southern Mississippi 262.8 yards
Rice 4.4 yards/rush
Southern Mississippi 3.7 yards/rush
Rice 4.8 yards/attempt
Southern Mississippi 6.2 yards/attempt
Southern Mississippi Southern Mississippi Off vs  Rice Rice Def
Southern Mississippi 492 yards
Rice 535 yards
Southern Mississippi 5.5 yards/rush
Rice 4.9 yards/rush
Southern Mississippi 6.9 yards/attempt
Rice 10.6 yards/attempt