Injury forces USM running back to step away from football

Southern Miss graduate senior running back George Payne has decided to hang it up after sustaining a career ending injury.

Payne has been with the program dating back to Todd Monken’s first season in 2013 and hasn’t seen the field since 2016.

The bruising power back suffered several injuries during his time in Hattiesburg finishing with 940 yards and nine touchdowns spanning over 28 games across three seasons.

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