Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Defense is Set For Future Success

Mississippi State boasts what may be the nation’s best defense this season, but even with some key personnel losses looming for next season, this unit has the foundation for future success. Brian Hadad takes a look at the 2019 depth chart, plus talks recruiting, including that of Clemson grad transfer Kelly Bryant.

T&L Extra: Kelly Bryant and MSU’s Chances w/Zach Lentz of The Times And Democrat

Mississippi State will host Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant for an official visit this weekend. What are the chances for the Bulldogs to land the highly sought after grad transfer? Brian Hadad catches up with Zach Lentz, who covers Clemson for the Orangeburg(SC) Times and Democrat, to find out more about Bryant the player and where … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Kelly Bryant and MSU’s Chances w/Zach Lentz of The Times And Democrat”

Ole Miss Wednesday Practice Report: Sanders, Phillips Game Time Decisons

Ole Miss is winding down its preparation for Vanderbilt as the Rebels prepare of a pair of games in 10 days to close the 2017 season. Head Coach Matt Luke updated the injuries, discussed Vanderbilt’s offense and more following Wednesday’s practice. Phillips, Sanders held out of practice: Wide receiver Braylon Sanders and running back Scottie … Continue reading “Ole Miss Wednesday Practice Report: Sanders, Phillips Game Time Decisons”

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Looking Ahead to Arkansas, Not Back to Alabama

After holding Alabama to 30 points and 250 yards under their season averages, you could understand if Mississippi State took a moment to rest on its laurels and take pride in that achievement, even though it came in a 24-0 loss to the Crimson Tide. Bulldog defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is having none of that … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Looking Ahead to Arkansas, Not Back to Alabama”

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Eager to Learn From Past Mistakes Heading Into Arkansas Week

Four losses for Mississippi State this season, and in all four, the Bulldog offense has been held to seven points or less. The Bulldogs look to put that behind them this week, facing an Arkansas team that has struggled defensively all season long. Speaking with MSU offensive coordinator Luke Getsy, he feels his team can … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Eager to Learn From Past Mistakes Heading Into Arkansas Week”

Ole Miss Practice Report: With Phillips Absent, Woullard Discusses Increased Role

Running back Scottie Phillips was not at practice on Tuesday as Ole miss began on-field preparation for its trip to Nashville to face Vanderbilt this weekend. Phillips suffered a left ankle sprain int the first quarter in the loss to Texas A&M and did not return. What’s the contingency plan if Phillips is unable to … Continue reading “Ole Miss Practice Report: With Phillips Absent, Woullard Discusses Increased Role”

Thunder & Lightning: Did Joe Moorhead Walk Back Mississippi State’s Expectations?

Mississippi State was a trendy preseason pick to be a contender in the SEC West, but the Bulldogs have severly underperformed on those predictions. Now that the season has turned, is Joe Moorhead trying to wriggle out from under the weight of that hype? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman answer that question, and take a … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Did Joe Moorhead Walk Back Mississippi State’s Expectations?”

Matt Luke Monday Press Conference Notes: Phillips Day-to-Day With Ankle Sprain

Ole Miss has 10 days left in its season and will play two football games in that timeframe, beginning with Vanderbilt in Nashville on Saturday night. Matt Luke addressed the media at his weekly Monday press conference. Here are some quick hits. Injuries: — Scottie Phillips is day-to-day with a sprained ankle. Phillips left the … Continue reading “Matt Luke Monday Press Conference Notes: Phillips Day-to-Day With Ankle Sprain”

MSU Monday Presser: Coach Joe Moorhead Talks Goals vs. Expectations

Mississippi State’s 2018 season has not gone according to script, and most surprisingly, its been the Bulldog offense that has struggled, as MSU is only averaging 11 points per game in SEC play. With the talent that returned from last year’s squad and the addition of Coach Joe Moorhead, whose offense had set the Big … Continue reading “MSU Monday Presser: Coach Joe Moorhead Talks Goals vs. Expectations”