Five questions facing Southern Miss this season

Larry Fedora’s first Southern Miss team turned a disappointing year into a success when it won its final four regular season games to qualify for an appearance in the New Orleans Bowl and then beat Troy to finish 2008 with a 7-6 record.
Fedora’s team featured a record-breaking offense that produced 5,636 total yards. The Golden Eagles had a 3,000-yard passer, a 1,000-yard rusher and a 1,000-yard receiver. All three stars return along with four starters along the offensive line.