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Kiffin, Leach eras begin & USM looks to avoid 0-3 start – CFB Preview

By Steven Gagliano | September 25, 2020

We’re one day away from game day in the SEC — a day that once felt as if it may never come in 2020. With the arrival of Lane Kiffin at Ole Miss and Mike Leach at Mississippi State, Saturday features one of the most highly-anticipated slate of games across the state in recent memory. … Continue reading “Kiffin, Leach eras begin & USM looks to avoid 0-3 start – CFB Preview”

Thunder & Lightning: Preview, Playmakers, and Predictions for Mississippi State-LSU

By Brian Hadad | September 24, 2020

Mississippi State starts the 2020 season in Death Valley, taking on the defending national champions in the LSU Tigers. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman couldn’t be happier to bring back the Friday tradition of the 3 P’s. Thunder & Lightning · 9-25-20: Preview, Playmakers, and Predictions for Mississippi State-LSU

Thunder & Lightning: Does Mississippi State Have the Defense to Contain LSU’s Passing Game?

By Brian Hadad | September 23, 2020

No Burrow, no Brady, no Chase, no slowing down is the plan for the LSU Tigers and their explosive offense. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at how Mississippi State will attack the Tigers, with some help from Brody Miller of The Athletic. Thunder & Lightning · 9-24-20: Does Mississippi State Have the Defense to … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Does Mississippi State Have the Defense to Contain LSU’s Passing Game?”

T&L Extra: Brody Miller of The Athletic Previews LSU

By Brian Hadad | September 23, 2020

Brody Miller was on Thunder & Lightning a few months back looking at the LSU Tigers, but so much has changed on the bayou since then. Brian Hadad catches up with the Tiger beat writer to get the latest of Ed Orgeron’s defending national champions. Photo courtesy of Mississippi State athletics Thunder & Lightning · … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Brody Miller of The Athletic Previews LSU”

Rebel Report: Otis Reese vs. NCAA/UGA goes public

By Michael Borkey | September 23, 2020

Would-be starting safety at Ole Miss has yet to be cleared to play by the NCAA, just a few days before the first game and after months of waiting, he decided to plead his case publicly. Today’s show looks at what he said and what the reaction was. Also a look at the depth chart … Continue reading “Rebel Report: Otis Reese vs. NCAA/UGA goes public”

NFL Week 2 – Top Mississippi Performers

By J.T. Mitchell | September 23, 2020

Following a big show out from Mississippi players during the opening week of the 2020 NFL season, Week 2 didn’t stray too far away from that theme as plenty of players from the Magnolia State stepped up to help their teams. Here are the top Mississippi performers from Week 2. Chris Carson (Seattle Seahawks – … Continue reading “NFL Week 2 – Top Mississippi Performers”

Thunder & Lightning: Finally It’s The Game Week Rumblings

By Brian Hadad | September 22, 2020

It’s a month later than we wanted, it’s an opponent you didn’t expect, but finally, it is game week and The Rumblings are ready to celebrate. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman answer your questions as the countdown to kickoff continues to wind down. Thunder & Lightning · 9-23-20: Finally It's The Game Week Rumblings

This Is Our Show: The Annual Family Reunion Previews MSU-LSU

By Brian Hadad | September 22, 2020

Mississippi State and LSU hooking up can only mean one thing, Brian Hadad welcomes his cousin Stephen Agostinelli of SixPackSpeak.com back along with his brothers Marty, John, and Chris to make some jokes, talk some football, and preview the annual showdown between the Bulldogs and the Tigers. Photo courtesy of Matt Bush/USA Today Thunder & … Continue reading “This Is Our Show: The Annual Family Reunion Previews MSU-LSU”

T&L Extra: The People’s Segment With Peter Burns of the SEC Network

By Brian Hadad | September 22, 2020

Mississippi State travels to LSU for the season opener and the start of the Mike Leach Era. As is tradition, Brian Hadad and Stephen Agostinelli catch up with face of the SEC Network, Peter Burns, to get his thoughts on this crazy offseason, the game, and of course, the black sheep of the family Chris. … Continue reading “T&L Extra: The People’s Segment With Peter Burns of the SEC Network”

‘Coach Prime’ offers insight into new-look Jackson State program

By Steven Gagliano | September 22, 2020

Following Monday’s introduction, “Coach Prime”, as he requested to be called, met the media for the first time as the head football coach at Jackson State this morning to offer some insight into what the Tigers will look like under his watch.  “Smart, fast, tough and disciplined. We play fast, we play physical, we’re disciplined … Continue reading “‘Coach Prime’ offers insight into new-look Jackson State program”