MSU Basketball: Ben Howland Set to Start His Most Anticipated Season in Starkville

Mississippi State tips off its most anticipated season in years Friday night, as the Bulldogs welcome Austin Peay to the Humphrey Coliseum. With a team that’s ranked in practically every top 25, Coach Ben Howland knows all eyes are on him and his squad in what should mark the team’s return to the NCAA Tournament … Continue reading “MSU Basketball: Ben Howland Set to Start His Most Anticipated Season in Starkville”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Put Both Basketball Teams in the NCAA Tournament?

Mississippi State tipped off basketball season this past week, and for the first time in over a decade, the men looked poised to return to the NCAA Tournament. Can they join the women in March Madness, and how good can Vic Schaefer’s team be after back to back national title game appearances? Brian Hadad and … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Put Both Basketball Teams in the NCAA Tournament?”

Ole Miss Tuesday Practice Report: Corral Takes First Team Reps With Ta’amu Limited

Jordan Ta’amu was dressed out and present at practice on Tuesday, but did not participate in the team offensive session during the portion of practice open to media. Matt Corral took the reps with the first and second teams during that period. Head coach Matt Luke said on Monday that Ta’amu would be limited in … Continue reading “Ole Miss Tuesday Practice Report: Corral Takes First Team Reps With Ta’amu Limited”

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Looks For The Right Answers Against Alabama

A year ago, Mississippi State grinded out long drives against Alabama in its 31-24 loss, as Nick Fitzgerald and Aeris Williams blasted into the Crimson Tide defense, keeping the game close until the final minutes. This year, Joe Moorhead and his Bulldogs are looking to find some big plays against Nick Saban’s highly ranked unit, … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Looks For The Right Answers Against Alabama”

Stronger Olejniczak Aiming For More Efficient 2018 Season

One of the names Ole Miss head coach Kermit Davis has frequently offered up when asked who has stood out throughout the offseason has been center Dominik Olejniczak. The seven-foot Drake transfer from Torun, Poland struggled to find any form of consistency a season ago, averaging just 4.3 points and 2.6 rebounds. Olejniczak struggled with … Continue reading “Stronger Olejniczak Aiming For More Efficient 2018 Season”

T&L Extra: What’s Dak Prescott’s Future in Dallas w/Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News

Dak Prescott’s time in Dallas has seen its share of ups and downs, and now with the Cowboys sitting at 3-5, many wonder if Prescott’s days as the leader of America’s Team are numbered. Brian Hadad catches up with Cowboys beat writer Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News to discuss Prescott’s future in Dallas … Continue reading “T&L Extra: What’s Dak Prescott’s Future in Dallas w/Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News”

Ole Miss Monday Press Conference Notes: Ta’amu Limited With Foot Injury, Will Play at Texas A&M

The Ole Miss coaching staff has gotten a second look at the Rebels’ 48-44 loss to South Carolina on Saturday, a game in which the Rebels led by 10 points in the fourth quarter. Here are some observations Matt Luke and his staff drew from the film. Injury notes:  Jordan Ta’amu will be limited in … Continue reading “Ole Miss Monday Press Conference Notes: Ta’amu Limited With Foot Injury, Will Play at Texas A&M”

MSU Monday Presser: Coach Joe Moorhead Knows It Might Take a Perfect Game to Beat Alabama

It’s Mississippi State’s turn to face Alabama, as the Crimson Tide have mowed down their previous nine opponents in impressive fashion. If the Bulldogs are to pull off what would be the biggest upset in college football this season, it will take a nearly flawless game in all three phases. Coach Joe Moorhead knows his … Continue reading “MSU Monday Presser: Coach Joe Moorhead Knows It Might Take a Perfect Game to Beat Alabama”

Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State Dominates Louisiana Tech?

It might have been Mississippi State’s best performance across all three phases of the game, as the Bulldogs dominated Louisiana Tech to the tune of a 45-3 margin Saturday night. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman analyze that win and begin the look ahead to the showdown with top ranked Alabama.

STM Bulldogs Gameday: MSU Puts Together Another Good Offensive Night Against Louisiana Tech

Mississippi State wanted to get back to back games where it felt good about its offense, coming off a 28-13 win over Texas A&M where the Bulldogs looked efficient and quarterback Nick Fitzgerald put together an SEC Offensive Player of the Week Performance. Saturday night allowed for exactly that, as the Bulldogs racked up 532 … Continue reading “STM Bulldogs Gameday: MSU Puts Together Another Good Offensive Night Against Louisiana Tech”

Loss to South Carolina Highlights Small Margin of Error For Ole Miss

Ole Miss’ football team, as currently constructed, has a narrow path to follow to win football games this season. Because of its talent-deficient, shorthanded defense, the offense must score points in bunches with the hope the defense is able to string together a couple of stops to create separation. The Rebels appeared to be heading … Continue reading “Loss to South Carolina Highlights Small Margin of Error For Ole Miss”