Mississippi State had looked the part of its preseason expectations through its first three games, but as the Bulldogs left the field in Lexington, KY, that bubble had burst and MSU found itself asking what went wrong in an embarrassing 28-7 loss to the Kentucky Wildcats. State’s offense, which had been so effective in the … Continue reading “STM Gameday: Mississippi State Falls Apart at Kentucky in an Embarrassing 28-7 Loss”
Given the opponent Ole Miss played on Saturday, it is hard to gauge how much tangible improvement the defense has made after a turbulent couple of weeks. But in the Rebels’ 38-17 victory over Kent State, a struggling defensive unit received a confidence boost, if nothing else. The defense sacked Kent State quarterback Woody Barrett … Continue reading “Ole Miss Defense Tallies Seven Sacks, Builds Confidence In Win Over Kent State”
Saturday’s game between Ole Miss and Kent State featured two different weather delays and was a slog by all measures. The Ole Miss offense contributed to that theme in the first half as the Rebels found themselves tied with the Golden Flashes 7-7 heading into halftime, out-gained 264-226. Moving the ball wasn’t an issue until … Continue reading “Ole Miss Offense Overcomes Slow Start in Win Over Kent State”
It’s week 6 of the high school football season here in Mississippi and it’s the start of regional play for 6A and 5A with huge games like the one between Clinton and Madison Central in 6A along with big matchups in 5A like Lafayette vs. West Point. + TONS more from games from all across … Continue reading “WEEK 6 – MS Farm Bureau Insurance Co. Scoreboard Show”
There’s no more time for trash talk, it is time for Mississippi State to take on Kentucky in what looks like one of the best matchups between the two teams in recent years. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman get you ready for the Bulldogs’ SEC opener.
Kentucky has added a dynamic quarterback to its offense, and its paid off with a much more exciting attack. Mississippi State’s defense is one of the nation’s best. Which side of the ball will crack first Saturday night in Lexington? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at the Bulldog defense, and catch up … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: How Will Mississippi State’s Defense Look to Contain Kentucky?”
In the first three games, Mississippi State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop had to rely on film to put together his gameplan, but this week against Kentucky, he can look back on his own personal experience. Shoop told the media that having seen Kentucky’s offense and the playcalling tendencies of Wildcat offfensive coordinator Eddie Gran gives … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Defense Ready for the Challenge of Kentucky’s Innovative Offense”
Matt Luke called this week of practice “therapeutic” as his team tries to wash away the stains of a 62-7 trouncing at the hands of the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. “That’s the only way to get the bad taste out of your mouth is to go back to work,” Luke said. “We have great kids … Continue reading “Ole Miss Wednesday Practice Report: Young Linebackers Learning Through Experience”
One common denominator in Mississippi State’s three wins has been the Bulldogs having a huge advantage on both lines of scrimmage. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at how that superiority continues this weekend with the game against Kentucky, plus a way too early look at the newly announced 2019 schedule.
Mississippi State has had no problems moving the football or scoring through the first three games of the season, but that doesn’t mean the Bulldogs don’t still have some cleaning up to do. Offensive coordinator Luke Getsy made it clear, the Bulldogs have plenty of work in front of them if they want to keep … Continue reading “Practice Report: Mississippi State Seeing Improvement But Wanting Even More”