Southern Miss players report to camp today

HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss football players report this afternoon as the team takes the next step back from last season’s 0-12 campaign.

The Golden Eagles will hit the practice field in shorts for new coach Todd Monken on Friday. After a fan event on Saturday afternoon, the team will work out in shoulder pads on Sunday and Monday and begin full workouts on Tuesday.

Scrimmages are planned for Aug. 10 and Aug. 17.

Southern Miss opens its season Aug.31 against Texas State.