Sanders, Offense Power Rebels Past Early Struggles in 76-41 Win

The Ole Miss offense probably didn’t anticipate having to match Southern Illinois score-for-score for the entire first half of Saturday’s 76-41 win, but that was the case and the unit was up to the task. Jordan Ta’amu threw for 448 yards — the third best single game total in school history — and five touchdowns … Continue reading “Sanders, Offense Power Rebels Past Early Struggles in 76-41 Win”

Ole Miss Defense Struggles Against SIU as More Daunting Challenges Lie Ahead

It was a tumultuous day for an Ole Miss defense that showed signs of progression in the second half of a season-opening win over Texas Tech. The Rebels allowed 629 yards to a Southern Illinois team that finished 4-7 a year ago, and surrendered 38 points and 386 yards in a first half in which … Continue reading “Ole Miss Defense Struggles Against SIU as More Daunting Challenges Lie Ahead”

STM Gameday: Mississippi State Leaves No Doubt in Dominating Kansas State 31-10

All week long on SportsTalk Mississippi, I kept a theme, and that was Mississippi State was going to easily beat Kansas State because the Bulldogs would be able to dominate the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.  That is exactly what came to pass at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday, as … Continue reading “STM Gameday: Mississippi State Leaves No Doubt in Dominating Kansas State 31-10”

Practice Report: Mississippi State Prepared for a Different Style of Offense Against Kansas State

Mississippi State put together a dominant performance on Saturday against Stephen F. Austin, but against a mediocre opponent, how good are the Bulldogs really? Coach Bob Shoop told the assembled media he expects Kansas State to provide a unique look against his team, similar to what a service academy might show. Kansas State runs a … Continue reading “Practice Report: Mississippi State Prepared for a Different Style of Offense Against Kansas State”

STM Bulldogs Mailbag: What Questions are MSU Fans Asking After Week 1?

I jumped on Twitter this afternoon to take a few of your questions.  Here are some that stood out to me as needing a bit more than 280 characters. Now, there’s a ton of Osirus Mitchell hype. I even think he was our best blocker Saturday. Do you think he produces more that Guidry this … Continue reading “STM Bulldogs Mailbag: What Questions are MSU Fans Asking After Week 1?”

Practice Report: Mississippi State Looking To Continue to Find Playmakers on Offense

Mississippi State distributed carries and catches to an incredible 16 different players on Saturday against Stephen F. Austin, and offensive coordinator Luke Getsy isn’t in a hurry for any one player to develop into a first option.  Getsy told the media he’s happy seeing the ball going to so many players. Running backs coach Charles … Continue reading “Practice Report: Mississippi State Looking To Continue to Find Playmakers on Offense”

Thunder & Lightning: Will Mississippi State Stay Pass-Happy Against Kansas State?

Mississippi State relied heavily on its passing game in the first three quarters against Stephen F. Austin. Now facing a Kansas State that was one of the nation’s worst pass defenses a season ago, will the Bulldogs continue to rely on their aerial attack? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine how Joe Moorhead might gameplan … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Will Mississippi State Stay Pass-Happy Against Kansas State?”

Press Conference: Mississippi State’s Joe Moorhead Ready to Hit the Road in Week 2

Joe Moorhead’s Mississippi State squad will hit the road in week two, heading to take on Kansas State in the Bulldogs’ first out of conference road game against a Power 5 opponent in ten seasons.  Moorhead spoke with the local media on Monday, looking back at his team’s opening night performance against Stephen F. Austin, … Continue reading “Press Conference: Mississippi State’s Joe Moorhead Ready to Hit the Road in Week 2”