Southern Miss is going bowling for the first time since 2011. The Golden Eagles were selected to play in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.
USM is in the midst of the best turnaround in FBS. Todd Monken's crew were 3-9 in 2014 and finished the 2015 regular season 9-4. USM won the Conference USA Western Division, but fell to Western Kentucky in the conference title game.
Southern Miss will face Washington. The Huskies were 6-6 overall, 4-5 in Pac-12 play.
The Heart of Dallas Bowl will be played Saturday, December 26th. Kickoff is at 1:20pm and the game can be seen on ESPN.
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