Southern Mississippi avoided its second consecutive winless season with a 62-27 victory on the road over Alabama Birmingham in a
Nick Mullens passed for 370 yards and a career-high five touchdowns as well as rushed for another score to lead the Eagles (1-11, 1-7 in conference play) to the win.
Kansas State was the last school, in 1987-88, to have consecutive winless seasons. The Wildcats also had consecutive winless campaigns in 1965-66 and 1946-47.
Next up to avoid back-to-back winless seasons are Miami of Ohio (0-12, 0-8