Southern Miss: QB Nick Mullens, who has thrown 36 touchdown passes in 2015.
Washington: RB Myles Gaskin, with 1,121 yards rushing and 10 TDs.
Southern Miss: The Golden Eagles won just one game in 2013 and three last season.
Washington: Huskies will look to break even in bowl games at 17-17-1 with a win. Lost to Oklahoma State 30-22 in last year's Cactus Bowl.