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WATCH LIVE at 1pm: USM press conference welcoming Jay Hopson

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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

The University of Southern Mississippi's Athletic Department is holding a press conference Monday at 1 p.m. to welcome the new USM head football coach Jay Hopson. 

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Hopson was the former head football coach at Alcorn State University and has worked as an assistant coach at Tulane, Delta State, LSU, Florida, Marshall, Southern Miss, Ole Miss, Michigan, and Memphis.

Hopson's first act as head coach was to immediately contact recruits before National Signing Day.

Several recruits were very excited to hear he was the new leader.

Coach Hopson said Sunday he was excited to be the head coach of Southern Miss, and is humbled by the opportunity.

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