Practice Report: How is Mississippi State Preparing on Offense Without Nick Fitzgerald?

Nick Fitzgerald will not be on the field for Mississippi State Saturday night, but that isn’t expected to slow down the Bulldog offense. Bulldog offensive coordinator Luke Getsy said he expects sophomore Keytaon Thompson to have full command of the playbook when he takes the field against Stephen F. Austin. Thompson echoed those statements, stating … Continue reading “Practice Report: How is Mississippi State Preparing on Offense Without Nick Fitzgerald?”

Thunder & Lightning: Nick Fitzgerald’s Suspension Creates an Unexpected Week One Storyline

Normally a coach’s press conference is full of cliches and non-answers, but Joe Moorhead broke that mold on Monday when he announced senior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald would miss the season opener due to a suspension. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman ask what that means for Mississippi State in the long run and break down the … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Nick Fitzgerald’s Suspension Creates an Unexpected Week One Storyline”

Ole Miss Game Week: Monday Press Conference Notes

Matt Luke held his first Monday press conference of the season as Ole Miss transitions into its typical game-week routine in preparation for Saturday’s season opener against Texas Tech at NRG Stadium in Houston. Luke, along with coordinators Wesley McGriff and Phil Longo, discussed the Rebels’ fall camp as well as Texas Tech. Here are … Continue reading “Ole Miss Game Week: Monday Press Conference Notes”

MSU Game Week: Joe Moorhead Suspends Nick Fitzgerald For Saturday’s Opener

Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead’s first game week press conference included a bombshell, as he revealed senior quarterback Nick Fitzgerald was among three players suspended for Saturday’s season opener against Stephen F. Austin.  Moorhead told the media the suspension is a result of a violation of team policy stemming from an incident that occured … Continue reading “MSU Game Week: Joe Moorhead Suspends Nick Fitzgerald For Saturday’s Opener”

Thunder & Lightning: What Questions Remain As Game Week Arrives for Mississippi State?

It’s finally game week for Joe Moorhead and Mississippi State, but a few questions still have to be answered from the offseason checklist. Brian Hadad takes a look at what we might learn from Monday’s press conference and what will have to wait until Saturday. Brian also looks all the way to the end of … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What Questions Remain As Game Week Arrives for Mississippi State?”