"Beat Texas State" Day
HATTIESBURG, Ms. - How important is football in Hattiesburg?
So much so that the City Council has proclaimed Aug. 31 Beat Texas State Day.
The University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles begin the football season that day against the Texas State Bobcats.
The council also passed a resolution declaring every Friday in Hattiesburg as Go Gold Friday, urging fans to show support for the team.
The USM game against Texas State kicks off at 6 p.m. at Robert Stadium.
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