Women, do you ever wonder what goes on in a huddle at a football
game, or what it means to decline a penalty? Do you know the difference
between a one-back or two-back set?
like to know what is really happening on the football field?
wife of Southern Miss Head Football Coach Jeff Bower, is hosting
a fun football clinic called X's and O's for Women. The clinic will
be held Thurs., Aug. 21, at 6 p.m., at the new athletic center on
the university's Hattiesburg campus.
designed specifically for women, will cover all aspects of the gridiron
and provide insights into the upcoming football season. Presentations
will be made by Southern Miss Head Coach Jeff Bower, Offensive Coordinator
Rip Scherer, Defensive Coordinator Tyrone Nix, and Recruiting Coordinator
Jay Johnson along with a local college referee.
this to be fun and informative for the women who participate,"
said Debbie Bower. "I can't tell you how many of my friends
complain during ballgames that they don't understand what's happening
on the field. I know they would enjoy it more if they understood
to the ins and outs of football, participants will enjoy refreshments,
have a chance at door prizes and receive their own Go Gold T-shirt.
Local vendors will also be on-site with the latest Southern Miss
apparel and tailgating merchandise. Cost of the clinic is $20 and
is limited to the first 130 women who register. Registrations can
be made by calling 266-5712 or through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
already had several women register, and that was just from them
hearing about it through a flyer we mailed to Eagle Club members
and through word-of-mouth," said Leigh Ann Warner, Director
of Development with the Southern Miss Athletic Foundation, and coordinator
of X's and O's for Women. "We hope to have a full house for
was the first participant to sign up. "I love football-especially
Southern Miss football," said Jamie. "I know the basics,
but want to know more details. My mom and I are going to get pumped
up for the season."