The 2014 Hall of Fame inductees include Michael Boley (Football 2001-2004), DeQuincy Scott (Football 1997-2000), Jeff Kelly (Football 1998-2001), Sherrod Gideon (Football 1996-1999), Casey Price (Men's Basketball 1971-74), Jarrett Hoffpauir (Baseball 2002-2004), Nedra Hosey (Women's Basketball 1993-1997), Jason Wilson (Track & Field 1998-2000), Ken Fischer (Baseball 1955-1957).
The group will also be recognized at halftime of the Southern Miss football game Saturday against Appalachian State.
DeQuincy Scott was a four-year letterman at defensive tackle for the Golden Eagles from 1997-2000. He was an All-Conference USA selection in 2000 and a 2nd team all-league selection in 1999. Scott ended his career with 209 tackles, 27 tackles for losses and 11.5 quarterback sacks. He played in the NFL from 2001-2006 with San Diego and Tennessee. He also was a three-year letterman in baseball and helped the Golden Eagles crack the NCAA tournament in 1999.
Two-time All-American linebacker Michael Boley played for the Golden Eagles from 2001-2004. He was 2004 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year. He finished his career with 412 tackles, 55.5 tackles for losses, 27 sacks, two interceptions, 14 passes deflected, nine forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries. Boley was a 5th round pick in the NFL draft by the Atlanta Falcons and also played with the New York Giants.
Jeff Kelly played quarterback at Southern Miss from 1998-2001 and was one of the most productive quarterbacks in school history. He ended his Golden Eagles career with 7,095 yards passing and 51 touchdowns. Kelly was named a Woody Hayes Scholar athlete and honored by the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame.
Sherrod Gideon was a member of the Golden Eagles football team from 1996-1999. The four-year letterman at wide receiver hauled in 193 receptions for 3.214 yards and 23 touchdowns.
Casey Price played basketball at Southern Miss from 1971-1974. In 74 games, Price averaged 10.6 points and 8.5 rebounds while shooting 44.4 percent from the field and 74.3 percent from the foul line.
Jarrett Hoffpauir played baseball at Southern Miss from 2002-2004. The solid second baseman helped the Golden Eagles claim the 2003 Conference USA regular season and tournament championships. He batted .348 for his career with 57 doubles, five triples and 22 home runs.
Nedra Hosey was a four-year letterman in basketball from 1993-1997. He helped the Golden Eagles to three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances including a trip to the Sweet 16. Hosey closed out his career with an average of 13.7 points, 4.2 rrebounds and 4.1 assists per game. He netted 1,616 career points, ranking sixth on the all-time list.
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