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?”
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”
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?”
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”
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.
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”
There’s no more time for trash talk, it is time for Mississippi State to take on Kentucky in what looks like one of the best matchups between the two teams in recent years. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman get you ready for the Bulldogs’ SEC opener.
Kentucky has added a dynamic quarterback to its offense, and its paid off with a much more exciting attack. Mississippi State’s defense is one of the nation’s best. Which side of the ball will crack first Saturday night in Lexington? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at the Bulldog defense, and catch up … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: How Will Mississippi State’s Defense Look to Contain Kentucky?”
In the first three games, Mississippi State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop had to rely on film to put together his gameplan, but this week against Kentucky, he can look back on his own personal experience. Shoop told the media that having seen Kentucky’s offense and the playcalling tendencies of Wildcat offfensive coordinator Eddie Gran gives … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Defense Ready for the Challenge of Kentucky’s Innovative Offense”
One common denominator in Mississippi State’s three wins has been the Bulldogs having a huge advantage on both lines of scrimmage. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at how that superiority continues this weekend with the game against Kentucky, plus a way too early look at the newly announced 2019 schedule.
Mississippi State has had no problems moving the football or scoring through the first three games of the season, but that doesn’t mean the Bulldogs don’t still have some cleaning up to do. Offensive coordinator Luke Getsy made it clear, the Bulldogs have plenty of work in front of them if they want to keep … Continue reading “Practice Report: Mississippi State Seeing Improvement But Wanting Even More”
It may only be week four of the 2018 season, but it is never too early to look ahead to next year’s campaign, and today the SEC did exactly that, releasing the schedule for 2019 for all 14 teams. Here’s a look who Mississippi State will lock horns with in Joe Moorhead’s second season. .@HailStateFB‘s … Continue reading “Mississippi State Unveils Interesting 2019 Football Schedule”