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Why Will Hall, Southern Miss coaches feel Sun Belt move benefits them

HATTIESBURG — Southern Miss football coach Will Hall believes that his Golden Eagles are bound for a conference that will become the best Group of Five football league in the country.

Southern Miss' move from Conference USA to the Sun Belt is set to take place Friday. Whether Hall's prediction comes true or not, he feels his program is joining a conference that can give the Golden Eagles a strong platform.

"It allows you to feel comfortable that we're on solid ground, if you will," Hall said. "I think this league will sustain.