Traces of Rich Rodriguez’s offense can be found elsewhere in the Magnolia State

Rich Rodriguez hasn’t been a coordinator in nearly two decades, dating back to being the offensive coordinator at Clemson from 1999-2000.vHe was the youngest head coach in college football when he was named the head man at Salem College in 1988 at just 24 years old. “I was the youngest to get fired at 25 … Continue reading “Traces of Rich Rodriguez’s offense can be found elsewhere in the Magnolia State”

Ole Miss downs No. 11 Auburn to deliver The Pavilion its first signature moment

Terence Davis released his grip of the rim and began his descent to the floor as the 8,200 in the Pavilion seats rose to its feet following a dunk from the senior guard that injected energy into a building already brimming with it. Davis’ dunk gave Ole Miss a 63-57 lead amidst an 11-3 run … Continue reading “Ole Miss downs No. 11 Auburn to deliver The Pavilion its first signature moment”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Loss to South Carolina is More About Perception Than Reality

If there is one phrase that Brian Hadad has said on a podcast more than a couple of times, it is “Perception is Reality.” He and Joel Coleman explain why Mississippi State’s SEC opening defeat at the hands of South Carolina means more about how people are going to view this team than any real … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Loss to South Carolina is More About Perception Than Reality”

A week of opportunity and challenge begins for Ole Miss against Auburn

Ole Miss is going to get a taste of how difficult the SEC with a two-game slate against top 15 teams this week, beginning with10th-ranked Auburn on Wednesday and then a road game at 14th-ranked Mississippi State on Saturday. Wednesday night’s game against the Tigers is an interesting opportunity for this team in a couple … Continue reading “A week of opportunity and challenge begins for Ole Miss against Auburn”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Start SEC Play on the Right Foot Against South Carolina?

Mississippi State enters SEC play Tuesday night with their highest ranking in 14 years. Can the Bulldogs continue their winning ways against a South Carolina team coming off an upset win in the opening weekend? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down the opener, plus ask the question, is Dak Prescott a CFB Hall of … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Start SEC Play on the Right Foot Against South Carolina?”

Thunder & Lightning: What Did the First Weekend of SEC Basketball Mean for Mississippi State’s Women and Men?

Mississippi State’s women began its defense of the SEC Championship with two wins in two games, while the men sat out the opening weekend of conference play. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at the results and what that means for the Bulldogs as hoops season begins to heat up.

Mississippi State Wins Ugly in 86-71 Victory Over Kentucky

Mississippi State started SEC play with a relatively easy win on Thursday night against Arkansas. Sunday’s win came a lot of tougher, as Kentucky clawed and scratched like the wildcats on their warmups before finally dropping an 86-71 decision. In a game that featured nearly as many turnovers (46 combined) as made shots (56 combined), … Continue reading “Mississippi State Wins Ugly in 86-71 Victory Over Kentucky”

A Day After: Three observations from Ole Miss’ road win at Vanderbilt

Ole Miss secured a huge, quadrant-one road win in its conference opener at Vanderbilt on Saturday night, downing the Commodores, 81-71, behind 31 points from junior guard Breein Tyree.  The win was significant for a number of reasons for Kermit Davis’ team that has been the surprise of the SEC to this point. But above … Continue reading “A Day After: Three observations from Ole Miss’ road win at Vanderbilt”

Tyree goes for 31 as Ole Miss earns 81-71 win at Vanderbilt in SEC Opener

Breein Tyree was asked earlier this week about the spike in his offensive production this season. He entered Saturday leading the Rebels in scoring at 18.4 points per game, a crown most thought would be worn by All-SEC guard Terence Davis at this juncture. “It’s about time, honestly,” Tyree responded.  The junior guard poured in … Continue reading “Tyree goes for 31 as Ole Miss earns 81-71 win at Vanderbilt in SEC Opener”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s 2018 Disappoinments Don’t Have To Continue in 2019

Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman agree, there’s no getting around the fact that Mississippi State’s 2018 season was a disappointment. But as they explain, that doesn’t mean 2019 has to follow that same path. The guys discuss that, women’s basketball getting off to a great start in SEC play, Dak Prescott’s playoff chances, and say … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s 2018 Disappoinments Don’t Have To Continue in 2019”