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STM Gameday: Mississippi State Rushes for a Huge 23-9 Win Over Auburn

By Brian Hadad | October 6, 2018

There’s a popular hashtag in the Mississippi State social media realm, #AlwaysRunNeverPass. While it may be somewhat tongue in cheek, it has resonated with Bulldog fans for a reason, the maroon and white have been at their best when the running game has been going. That was certainly the case on Saturday night at Davis … Continue reading “STM Gameday: Mississippi State Rushes for a Huge 23-9 Win Over Auburn”

Shorthanded Ole Miss Defense Looked Better, But More to be Learned in Upcoming Stretch

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 6, 2018

The minutiae of it all wasn’t glamorous or visually appeasing at times, but the results for the Ole Miss defense in its 70-21 win over Louisiana Monroe were certainly a positive sign in a season in which optics have been the overarching theme. The Rebels gave up 263 first half yards to the Warhawks and … Continue reading “Shorthanded Ole Miss Defense Looked Better, But More to be Learned in Upcoming Stretch”

STM Bulldogs Mailbag: Mississippi State Fans Have Questions, I’ve Got Answers

By Brian Hadad | October 5, 2018

It’s been too long since we hit Twitter up for a little Q&A, so I asked Bulldog fans for their questions, and here’s what we got. first team to score 14 wins tomorrow. agree or disagree? — Will Burford (@BurfordWill) October 5, 2018 I could not agree with this more. Both of these teams are … Continue reading “STM Bulldogs Mailbag: Mississippi State Fans Have Questions, I’ve Got Answers”

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

By Brian Hadad | October 4, 2018

Mississippi State and Auburn will collide at Davis Wade Stadium in a matchup of similar teams who haven’t had similar success. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman give you the full preview of this SEC West showdown.

Will Scottie Phillips’ Workload Increase in the Ole Miss Offense?

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 4, 2018

The lone constant through five games in an erratic Ole Miss offense has been running back Scottie Phillips, a junior college transfer tasked with filling the biggest perceived hole the Rebels had on the offensive side of the football heading into the season. Phillips has done more than fill the void Jordan Wilkins — the … Continue reading “Will Scottie Phillips’ Workload Increase in the Ole Miss Offense?”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Capitalize on Auburn’s Struggling Offense?

By Brian Hadad | October 3, 2018

Mississippi State isn’t the only team in the SEC West having issues offensively. Can the Bulldogs clamp down on what’s been an ineffective Auburn offense so far this season? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss that and take a way too early look at the anticipation surrounding this season for men’s basketball.

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Defense Knows It Has to Keep Playing Better

By Brian Hadad | October 3, 2018

When you look at the stats, Mississippi State’s defense has played what you might describe as “well enough to win” during this two game losing streak, but defensive coordinator Bob Shoop says that’s not necessarily the case. He says that in both games, there were opportunities to make plays that could have won the game … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Defense Knows It Has to Keep Playing Better”

Ole Miss Wednesday Practice Report: Linton Talks Return to Secondary

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 3, 2018

It has been a chaotic week of sorts for an Ole Miss secondary reacting to the blow of its third season-ending injury in five weeks. It was announced on Tuesday that senior safety C.J. Moore will miss the remainder of the season with a torn pectoral muscle. This comes after cornerback Jaylon Jones and nickel … Continue reading “Ole Miss Wednesday Practice Report: Linton Talks Return to Secondary”

Mississippi State Basketball Ready to Return to the NCAA Tournament

By Brian Hadad | October 3, 2018

It has been nearly a decade since Selection Sunday had any real meaning for Mississippi State, but the 2018-19 team feels confident this March will see the Bulldogs dancing. Returning nearly all of the production from last season’s NIT semi-finalist squad, and adding three highly recruited freshmen, there is a lot of preseason hype around … Continue reading “Mississippi State Basketball Ready to Return to the NCAA Tournament”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Find Any Offensive Success Against Auburn’s Nasty Defense?

By Brian Hadad | October 2, 2018

Mississippi State’s offense has struggled the past two weekends, and now they’ll take on an Auburn team with one of the nation’s best defenses. Is there any way the Bulldogs can find success? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down that side of the ball, and Brian catches up with Auburn Undercover’s Brandon Marcello to … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Find Any Offensive Success Against Auburn’s Nasty Defense?”