Thunder & Lightning Podcast

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Four days a week - Catch Thunder & Lightning with Brian Hadad of SuperTalk Mississippi and Joel Coleman of the Starkville Daily News, bringing you the inside scoop on the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Thunder & Lightning: Another Round of the Greatest Bulldog Bracket + Ben Beckwith Talks Texas A&M 2014

By Brian Hadad | April 1, 2020

It’s time to wrap up one half of the Greatest Bulldog Bracket, with the top part of the Lee Hall Region on the clock today. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at those matchups, plus welcome former Bulldog great Ben Beckwith for a look back at his team’s incredible win over Texas A&M in 2014.

T&L Extra: Ben Beckwith Recaps Mississippi State-Texas A&M 2014

By Brian Hadad | April 1, 2020

It was the opening act of what many would say was the greatest day in college football history for the state of Mississippi. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman catch up with former All-SEC lineman Ben Beckwith to relive a great day in Bulldog football, State’s 48-31 win over Texas A&M. Photo courtesy of Marvin Gentry-USA … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Ben Beckwith Recaps Mississippi State-Texas A&M 2014”

Thunder & Lightning: The Rumblings Leave You Hungry For More

By Brian Hadad | March 31, 2020

Perhaps the only thing sports fans love more than the games themselves is the food that goes with it. For the first time ever, Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman do an all-culinary edition of The Rumblings, answering the questions Bobby Flay is scared to take on.

Mississippi State Gets Commitment From Four Star QB Sawyer Robertson

By Brian Hadad | March 31, 2020

Mississippi State gets a pledge from highly rated signal caller Mike Leach’s arrival in Starkville certainly signals a new day for the record book as far as the passing game goes, and with the knowledge that the ball will be flying all over the field, high profile quarterbacks seem likely to follow. Leach landed his … Continue reading “Mississippi State Gets Commitment From Four Star QB Sawyer Robertson”

Thunder & Lightning: The NCAA Does Right, What’s Next For Mississippi State?

By Brian Hadad | March 30, 2020

College athletes across the nation got the news they were waiting for on Monday, as the NCAA announced an extra year of eligibility will be provided to all spring sports in wake of mass cancellations due to the coronavirus. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at that from the Mississippi State perspective.

Mississippi State’s Reggie Perry Declares for NBA Draft

By Brian Hadad | March 29, 2020

MSU’s super sophomore will try his hand at the next level A season ago, Reggie Perry waited until the final day to remove his name from consideration for the NBA Draft. This time, there will be no going back, as Perry made his announcement he will leave Mississippi State after two seasons in Starkville.   … Continue reading “Mississippi State’s Reggie Perry Declares for NBA Draft”

Thunder & Lightning: The Greatest Bulldog Bracket Continues On

By Brian Hadad | March 29, 2020

It’s time to look at another region in the 2020 Greatest Bulldog Bracket. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman recap the now completed Lee Hall Region and then dive into today’s matchups.

Thunder & Lightning: Bulldog Rewind-March Madness Mississippi State Style

By Brian Hadad | March 26, 2020

Mississippi State enjoyed a fantastic March run in 1996, culminating with the school’s only trip to the Final Four. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman welcome two Bulldog legends, Coach Richard Williams and “Super D” Darryl Wilson to the show to discuss two of the biggest wins in MSU history from that magical month 24 years … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Bulldog Rewind-March Madness Mississippi State Style”

T&L Extra: Coach Zach Arnett on the New Look Mississippi State Defense

By Brian Hadad | March 26, 2020

Mississippi State should have been wrapping up week one of spring practice, but instead the new coaching staff is talking to players via FaceTime and text messaging to keep them prepared for the coming season. Brian Hadad caught up with new MSU defensive coordinator Zach Arnett to get a look at what the Bulldogs are … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Coach Zach Arnett on the New Look Mississippi State Defense”

Thunder & Lightning: Greatest Bulldog Bracket Continues Into Day 2

By Brian Hadad | March 25, 2020

Thunder and Lightning’s foray into March Madness continues, as Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at the bottom half of the tough Lee Hall Regional in their Greatest Bulldog Bracket. Who advanced from Monday’s matchups, and who is on the clock for this weekend?