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: Mississippi State Looks to Go For Another Grad Transfer Quarterback

By Brian Hadad | January 23, 2020

It seems as if the grad transfer quarterback will become the new norm across college football, and for the second season in a row, Mississippi State will follow that trend. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss Mike Leach’s pursuit of Stanford transfer KJ Costello, then look ahead to Saturday’s showdown with Oklahoma as men’s basketball … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Looks to Go For Another Grad Transfer Quarterback”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Basketball Makes It Three in a Row

By Brian Hadad | January 23, 2020

Mississippi State has shaken off the ill effects of a three game losing streak to start SEC play, and are looking like a team that will find its way back to the NCAA Tournament. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss the Bulldogs making it three wins in a row, plus the hire of Zach Arnett … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Basketball Makes It Three in a Row”

T&L Extra: D1 Baseball’s Aaron Fitt Previews The Diamond Dawgs

By Brian Hadad | January 22, 2020

Mississippi State will look to make it three straight trips to Omaha this season, but do the Bulldogs have what it takes for another deep postseason run? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman welcome Aaron Fitt of D1Baseball.com to the show to get a look at this year’s edition of the Diamond Dawgs. Photo courtesy of … Continue reading “T&L Extra: D1 Baseball’s Aaron Fitt Previews The Diamond Dawgs”

Mississippi State Lines Up a Third Straight Win, Defeats Arkansas 77-70

By Brian Hadad | January 22, 2020

Mississippi State knew coming into Wednesday’s matchup with Arkansas that they would have a decided height advantage against the smaller Razorback lineup. That advantage turned into a +10 rebounding margin, and a huge night from the free throw line as Arkansas could not contain the taller Bulldogs without the extra harm. State shot an excellent … Continue reading “Mississippi State Lines Up a Third Straight Win, Defeats Arkansas 77-70”

Mississippi State to Name Zach Arnett as New Defensive Coordinator

By Brian Hadad | January 22, 2020

Mississippi State’s search for a defensive coordinator has taken another trip to the West Coast, with San Diego State’s Zach Arnett taking the job, as sources confirmed to SuperTalk Mississippi on Wednesday. Arnett had taken the Syracuse defensive coordinator position on January 11 but will instead move to Starkville to join Mike Leach’s staff. Got … Continue reading “Mississippi State to Name Zach Arnett as New Defensive Coordinator”

Thunder & Lightning: The Rumblings Pay Respect to De’Runnya “Bear” Wilson

By Brian Hadad | January 22, 2020

Normally Wednesday’s are a fun pod for Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman, but before the guys can get to your questions in the Rumblings, the show must begin on a somber note. Brian and Joel pay respect to a great Bulldog taken far too soon, as De’Runnya Wilson has tragically lost his life.

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Learns About Itself In Tough Loss to South Carolina

By Brian Hadad | January 20, 2020

Even in defeat, Mississippi State proved it belongs among the nation’s elite in their 81-79 loss to South Carolina. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss how Vic Schaefer’s young squad showed they are ahead of schedule.

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Finds a Way to Turn It Around in Men’s Basketball

By Brian Hadad | January 19, 2020

A week ago, Mississippi State was reeling after losing its first three games in SEC play, but a return home has the Bulldogs looking and playing like a different team. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss how Ben Howland’s squad was so dominant in their win over Georgia, plus take a long look at all … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Finds a Way to Turn It Around in Men’s Basketball”

Mississippi State Wins The Battle of the Bulldogs, Throttles Georgia 91-59

By Brian Hadad | January 18, 2020

A week ago, Mississippi State saw LSU’s Skylar Mays hit a buzzer beater to drop the Bulldogs to 0-3 in the SEC. Seven days later, State seems to have completely shaken off that slow start, as they dominated Georgia from the opening tip until the final whistle, finally ending the game with a 91-59 victory … Continue reading “Mississippi State Wins The Battle of the Bulldogs, Throttles Georgia 91-59”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Needs to Put Together Another Strong Effort Against Georgia

By Brian Hadad | January 16, 2020

Mississippi State got a much needed win on Tuesday against Missouri, but the Bulldogs have to get a repeat performance against Georgia to keep their faint NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down that matchup, and also discuss the new look SEC West in football.