USM Interim Head Coach Scotty Walden won’t travel to Liberty with team


The Southern Miss football program is only four games into the 2020 season and yet is already on the verge of having its third different head coach on Saturday.

An interim to the interim, as Tim Billings takes over as the acting head coach in place of Scotty Walden who tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

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As a result, Walden will no longer make the trip to Liberty for USM’s fifth game of the season.

Billings, who normally carries the title of assistant head coach and nickelbacks coach, says the game is definitely still on, barring an extremely large spike in positive cases within the program.