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Thunder & Lightning: Jarrian Jones and Why The Egg Bowl Rivalry Will Never Cool Off

By Brian Hadad | May 24, 2020

One side will call him a hero, the other side will label him a villain, but all Jarrian Jones did by transferring from Mississippi State to Ole Miss is prove a point. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine his decision and why it shows any hope for a kinder, gentler Egg Bowl is foolish optimism. … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Jarrian Jones and Why The Egg Bowl Rivalry Will Never Cool Off”

Rebel Report: Mailbag Friday

By Brian Scott Rippee | May 22, 2020

The People’s Holiday returns. Rippee and Borkey answer your questions, revisit this ongoing Major League Baseball story and more.   Rebel Report · MBF: Untampered  

Thunder & Lightning: Deep Dive: Mississippi State’s 1991 SEC Championship

By Brian Hadad | May 21, 2020

It had been 28 years since Mississippi State’s one and only appearance in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Not many Bulldog fans would have predicted the 1990-91 team to break that drought, but Coach Richard Williams and his experienced squad fought their way through to earn the program’s first SEC title since the 60’s. Brian … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Deep Dive: Mississippi State’s 1991 SEC Championship”

T&L Exclusive: Coach Mike Leach Joins Thunder & Lightning

By Brian Hadad | May 21, 2020

It has been an offseason unlike any other for all of college football, and like most coaches, Mike Leach is excited to get back to work. The head man at Mississippi State joins Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman to discuss some of the big questions surrounding his plans to revamp the Bulldog offense. Photo courtesy … Continue reading “T&L Exclusive: Coach Mike Leach Joins Thunder & Lightning”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Biggest What Ifs

By Brian Hadad | May 20, 2020

Mississippi State has had some moments in its history that had they gone the other way, might have changed everything we know about the Bulldogs now. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss four of those points in time. Thunder & Lightning · 5-21-20: Mississippi State's Biggest What Ifs

Rebel Report: Ole Miss schedules home-and-home series with USC

By Brian Scott Rippee | May 20, 2020

Ole Miss adds a home-and-home series with USC, a pair of Mississippi State transfers are interested in the Rebels. What all of that means and more. Rebel Report · Ole Miss schedules home-and-home with USC, recruiting news  

Thunder & Lightning: Another Mississippi State Player in The Transfer Portal?

By Brian Hadad | May 19, 2020

Mississippi State has seen the transfer portal give and take this offseason, but Tuesday saw a possible starter looking to make his way from Starkville. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at who’s possibly heading out before diving into The Rumblings.

Thunder & Lightning: How to Properly Rate KJ Costello

By Brian Hadad | May 18, 2020

KJ Costello as a top 15 pick in the 2021 NFL Draft? KJ Costello not a top 5 quarterback in the SEC? Which prediction is closer to the truth? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at two wildly different perceptions of the Mississippi State signal caller.

Rebel Report: Ole Miss lands Romello White, more live sports return

By Brian Scott Rippee | May 18, 2020

Golf returned, The Last Dance finished up and more live sports returned.

Thunder & Lightning: Three New Faces Mississippi State Must Rely On in 2020

By Brian Hadad | May 17, 2020

Mississippi State is making big changes on both sides of the ball, and of course, all eyes are on new quarterback KJ Costello to lead Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look beyond the obvious to pinpoint three relatively new faces that the Bulldogs need big contributions from this upcoming season.