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What pro scouts look for during Pro Day

By Michael Borkey | March 27, 2019

John Harris of the Houston Texans hopped on the horn with STM do describe what scouts look for when they spend a day on campus for Pro Day

MSU Pro Day: Sweat Continues to Compete, Simmons Talks His Injury, Fitzgerald Shows His Receiving Skills

By Brian Hadad | March 27, 2019

Mississippi State’s pro day definitely lost some sizzle in the past few weeks, as star defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons’ injury kept him from competing, and likely first round pick Montez Sweat blew up the combine, cementing him among the top picks in April’s NFL Draft. That said, there were still some things to glean from … Continue reading “MSU Pro Day: Sweat Continues to Compete, Simmons Talks His Injury, Fitzgerald Shows His Receiving Skills”

Wednesday Rebel Report: Ole Miss Baseball beats Memphis, Sweet 16 preview

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 27, 2019

A lot of Ole Miss Baseball talk as Brian Scott Rippee and Collin Brister dissect the Rebels’ win at Memphis, what to make of this team going forward with so many moving parts, and what to do about its midweek starting pitching. Plus, some insight and predictions  on a fascinating slate of Sweet 16 games. … Continue reading “Wednesday Rebel Report: Ole Miss Baseball beats Memphis, Sweet 16 preview”

Borkey Show: How college football can fix its major attendance issue

By Michael Borkey | March 27, 2019

Attendance in college football has dropped to historic lows across the board, even in the SEC. So what’s causing the problem and how can it be fixed? We discuss that on today’s show. Plus, Sean Payton gets his way and NCAA Tournament ratings are WAY up

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Pro Day Can Still Boost Some Bulldog Draft Hopes

By Brian Hadad | March 27, 2019

There was a time when Mississippi State’s pro day was going to be appointment viewing, but with Jeffery Simmons out due to injury and Montez Sweat likely to stand on his incredible combine, what’s left to look for tomorrow? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman debate that, plus look at Lamar Peters and his social media … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Pro Day Can Still Boost Some Bulldog Draft Hopes”

T&L Extra: Nick Fitzgerald Joins SportsTalk Mississippi to Talk His Upcoming Pro Day

By Brian Hadad | March 27, 2019

Nick Fitzgerald will perform in front of a flock of NFL scouts today at Mississippi State’s annual Pro Day. Prior to that, he joined SportsTalk Mississippi to talk about his preparation for that and the NFL Combine, and what he has planned to help Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital via his throwing arm. Photo courtesy … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Nick Fitzgerald Joins SportsTalk Mississippi to Talk His Upcoming Pro Day”

Cockrell’s three hits power Rebels to win over Memphis

By Brian Scott Rippee | March 26, 2019

MEMPHIS, TN — The 2019 season has been a physically and mentally trying exercise for Chase Cockrell. The senior slugger has trudged through a 10-for-50 slump to begin the season, doing his best to remain confidence and remain positive as he tries to find his 2018 form. That fortitude paid off on Tuesday as Cockrell went … Continue reading “Cockrell’s three hits power Rebels to win over Memphis”

WATCH: Mississippi State Head Coach Chris Lemonis After His Team’s 18-5 Win Over MVSU

By Brian Hadad | March 26, 2019

Another big night at the plate, but another struggle through the start of a midweek game for Mississippi State, Coach Chris Lemonis addresses that and this weekend’s series with LSU as he meets with the local media after his team’s 18-5 win over Mississippi Valley State. MSU Baseball: Coach Chris Lemonis https://t.co/MYn34KuRRh — SportsTalk Mississippi … Continue reading “WATCH: Mississippi State Head Coach Chris Lemonis After His Team’s 18-5 Win Over MVSU”

Mississippi State’s Hot Hitting Continues in 18-5 Win Over Mississippi Valley State

By Brian Hadad | March 26, 2019

Mississippi State put up 14 and 20 runs respectively in its last two games of the weekend. The torrid batting continued on Tuesday, as State battered Mississippi Valley State for 17 hits in an 18-5 win over the Delta Devils. The Bulldogs had to come from behind as Valley grabbed a 3-0 lead in the … Continue reading “Mississippi State’s Hot Hitting Continues in 18-5 Win Over Mississippi Valley State”

Audio: Nick Fitzgerald explains what it’s like at the NFL combine

By Michael Borkey | March 26, 2019

Former Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald joined the guys of SportsTalk Mississippi to give an inside look at life as an NFL prospect preparing for the draft