Golden Eagles stop Cougars

Golden Eagles stop Cougars

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles held off the Houston Cougars for a 31-27 victory Saturday night.

The Golden Eagles covered the slight 2-point spread in the win and the combined score made it OVER the posted total (48).

Jeremy Young threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another while finishing with 180 yards on 17-of-26 passing.

Kevin Kolb completed 22-of-38 passes for 339 yards as the Cougars fell for the third straight game and are now just a game above .500 at 4-3.