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?”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Finds Another Benefit in Dan Mullen’s Departure

Mississippi State fans have made it clear that Dan Mullen’s abrupt departure from the football program was a much needed breath of fresh air. Now that the band-aid has been ripped off Mullen’s mentor Urban Meyer’s Ohio State program, did the Bulldogs get another reason to be glad Mullen no longer calls Starkville home? Brian … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Finds Another Benefit in Dan Mullen’s Departure”

Thunder & Lightning: What Will Mississippi State’s Depth Chart Look Like in Week 1?

Kickoff is just days away for Mississippi State, and after Wednesday night’s final scrimmage, it looks as if the depth chart is finally set for Joe Moorhead. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman give their thoughts on the starting 22, then continue the Opponent Preview series with a look at Kansas State, talking to GoPowerCat.com’s Tim … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What Will Mississippi State’s Depth Chart Look Like in Week 1?”

Thunder & Lightning: Who is “Ya Boy” on This Year’s Mississippi State Team?

It’s time for the annual tradition, blatantly ripped off from the Six Pack Message Board. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break out their player predictions, including the famous “Ya Boy” pick, plus discuss Monday’s practice and give the second to last installment of the Preseason Predictions with a look at the Ole Miss Rebels.

Thunder & Lightning: Joe Moorhead Makes it Clear, This is His Offense

Joe Moorhead made one thing clear Saturday night after talking to the media, it will be him making the playcalls for Mississippi State this fall. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman ask if that’s a good idea, plus get one game closer to the end of the Box Score series with a look at Arkansas.

Thunder & Lightning: Revealing the 2018 Mississippi State Media Poll

How are the people covering Mississippi State on a daily basis looking at this year’s team? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman reveal the third annual Mississippi State Media poll, which provides an optimistic outlook for the Bulldogs. The guys also continue the Opponent Preview series with a look at Louisiana-Lafayette, and unveil the first ever … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Revealing the 2018 Mississippi State Media Poll”

Thunder and Lightning Podcast: Picking CFB over/unders

As the sports betting industry starts up around the state, Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at some over/unders and betting lines straight from the Thunder & Lightning Casino, plus a great historical discussion about giving Mississippi State ten points to spread around to change its most heartbreaking losses.

Thunder and Lightning Podcast: Confidence is running high at Mississippi State

Mississippi State coaches and players faced the media on Saturday, and if there was one word that Brian Hadad would use to describe their attitudes, it is confidence. Brian gives his thoughts on those interviews, plus talks men’s basketball recruiting and previews another Box Score, this one against Alabama.

Thunder and Lightning Podcast: What will it take for MSU to beat Alabama?

Mississippi State got as close as it had been in years to finally toppling Alabama last season, but the Bulldogs came up short in the closing moments.  Brian Hadad has the gameplan for the Bulldogs to follow if they want to make 2018 the year they knock off the mighty Crimson Tide.  Brian also catches … Continue reading “Thunder and Lightning Podcast: What will it take for MSU to beat Alabama?”

Thunder and Lightning Podcast: What will it take for MSU to go from good to great?

It’s been a constant theme for Joe Moorhead since taking over at Mississippi State, his drive to take the program from good to great.  Brian Hadad outlines several factors that could do exactly that should they go in the Bulldogs’ favor, then he catches up with Will Sammon of The Athletic to take an early … Continue reading “Thunder and Lightning Podcast: What will it take for MSU to go from good to great?”

Thunder and Lightning Podcast: Is there extra pressure on Mississippi State players?

Playing in the SEC is already a tough job, but several Mississippi State Bulldogs are facing even tougher scrutiny this upcoming season.  Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at three players who will have a laser focus on their performance this fall.  The guys also continue their Preseason Picks with a look at … Continue reading “Thunder and Lightning Podcast: Is there extra pressure on Mississippi State players?”