Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State’s Season Implodes Against Florida?

A week ago, Mississippi State fans hoped their team’s performance against Kentucky was an aberration, a fluke, a one time loss that would lead to some corrections and improvements. Now that the Bulldogs have dropped two in a row, including the much anticipated game against Florida and Dan Mullen, what is the real problem in … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State’s Season Implodes Against Florida?”

STM Gameday: Mississippi State Sees its Season Implode in 13-6 Loss to Florida

It wasn’t supposed to be this way for Mississippi State. This was finally supposed to be the year that the Bulldogs lived up to preseason expectations, that they went into their game against Auburn undefeated and rolling after getting revenge on their former head coach Dan Mullen. Instead, the Bulldogs will limp into next weekend’s … Continue reading “STM Gameday: Mississippi State Sees its Season Implode in 13-6 Loss to Florida”

Thunder & Lightning: Preview, Playmakers, and Predictions for MSU-UF and Dan Mullen’s Return

Dan Mullen walked off the field at Davis Wade Stadium on November 23, 2017, and he will walk back onto it this Saturday, this time as head coach of the Florida Gators. Is Mississippi State prepared to send him off with a loss one last time? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman have the preview.

Thunder & Lightning: How Will Mississippi State Neutralize Dan Mullen’s Offense?

Mississippi State’s defense should know the formations and the looks they are going to from Florida’s offense, as its the playbook the Bulldogs have practiced against for years. Does either the Bulldog defense or Dan Mullen have an advantage? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down that battle, and talk with Will Sammon of The … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: How Will Mississippi State Neutralize Dan Mullen’s Offense?”

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Defense Ready for a Familiar Face

Mississippi State and Florida’s meeting on Saturday night will be one of familiarity, with Dan Mullen having an in-depth knowledge of the Bulldogs’ personnel, and the Bulldog defense having insight into Mullen’s offensive scheme having practiced against for most of their careers.  With all that in play, does either side have a distinct advantage against … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Defense Ready for a Familiar Face”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Find its Offense Against Todd Grantham and Florida?

A season ago, Todd Grantham was the toast of Starkville, as his ultra-aggressive Mississippi State defense racked up sacks and tackles. This Saturday, Mississippi State fans will be hoping Grantham’s aggression leads to big plays for the Bulldogs again, only this time its the maroon and white offense that will hopefully be doing the celebrating. … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Find its Offense Against Todd Grantham and Florida?”

MSU Practice Report: Focus is the Watchword as Mississippi State Prepares for Florida

It shouldn’t be surprising that after racking up 16 penalties in a 28-7 loss to Kentucky, that the aspect of the game is at the forefront for the Mississippi State coaching staff. When I got the chance to speak with offensive coordinator Luke Getsy, the word he emphasized the most was “focus.” You got the … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Focus is the Watchword as Mississippi State Prepares for Florida”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Keep its Emotions in Check Against Florida?

Emotion was Mississippi State’s enemy against Kentucky, as the Bulldogs were unable to keep their heads in a 28-7 loss to the Wildcats that saw the maroon and white rack up 16 penalties. Now that the game everybody has been waiting for is here, how will the Bulldogs keep a even keel? Brian Hadad and … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Keep its Emotions in Check Against Florida?”

Week 5 Press Conference: Coach Joe Moorhead Shows His Fiery Side as MSU Prepares for Florida

From the moment he had arrived at Mississippi State, Coach Joe Moorhead had displayed a confidence and a coolness about him whenever he spoke publicly. Today, following his first loss as head coach of the Bulldogs, he showed off a fiery side, making it clear that the sloppy play and penalties that plagued his team … Continue reading “Week 5 Press Conference: Coach Joe Moorhead Shows His Fiery Side as MSU Prepares for Florida”

Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State Comes Undone Against Kentucky?

Mississippi State got a cold slap from reality Saturday night in Kentucky, as the Bulldogs were manhandled by the Wildcats in suffering their first loss of the season. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss everything we learned after the Bulldogs put together a shockingly poor performance.

STM Gameday: Mississippi State Falls Apart at Kentucky in an Embarrassing 28-7 Loss

Mississippi State had looked the part of its preseason expectations through its first three games, but as the Bulldogs left the field in Lexington, KY, that bubble had burst and MSU found itself asking what went wrong in an embarrassing 28-7 loss to the Kentucky Wildcats. State’s offense, which had been so effective in the … Continue reading “STM Gameday: Mississippi State Falls Apart at Kentucky in an Embarrassing 28-7 Loss”