FIU FB News: FIU Football Concludes 2021 Season at Southern Miss

MIAMI – (Nov. 24, 2021) – To close out the 2021 season, the FIU Football team travels to Southern Miss for the first time since the 2013 season. Kickoff is slated for 3 P.M. ET from M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg.
 
The contest can be viewed on ESPN3. Fans can listen to “Voice of the Panthers” AJ Ricketts on the Panthers’ new radio home, Univision’s WQBA 1140 AM. For complete game notes, click here
 
DIRECT FLIGHTS ONLY 
Senior QB Max Bortenschlager is on pace to have one of the best statistical seasons a Panther QB has had in program history. The signal-caller currently needs 95 yards to break Alex McGough’s 2017 passing record of 2,798 yards in a single season.
 
LAST TIME OUT
The Panthers fell 49-7 to North Texas on November 20.
 
SCOUTING THE GOLDEN EAGLES
The Golden Eagles of Southern Miss enter this weekend’s match up with a 2-9 overall record and are 1-6 in conference play. USM ranks 46th nationally in total defense, only allowing 355.5 yards per game. The Golden Eagles are also tied for 23th in the country for pass defense surrendering 199.4 yards a contest.
 
Southern Miss is coming off of a 35-19 win over Louisiana Tech on November 19th. 

 
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