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T&L Extra: Egg Bowl Preview With Ben Garrett of The Ole Miss Spirit

By Brian Hadad | November 20, 2018

Mississippi State and Ole Miss will tee it up in just two days, so that means that once again Brian Hadad and Ben Garrett renew their own bitter rivalry. Before the battle on the field, who will win the war of words?

Egg Bowl Week: Coach Joe Moorhead is Set For His First Showdown With Ole Miss

By Brian Hadad | November 19, 2018

It is definitely a new day in the Egg Bowl rivalry, as Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead referred to his opponent this week as “Ole Miss”, marking the first time in nine years the name of the Bulldogs’ archrival was uttered in a press conference here in Starkville. Moorhead talked to the local media … Continue reading “Egg Bowl Week: Coach Joe Moorhead is Set For His First Showdown With Ole Miss”

Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State Manhandles Arkansas?

By Brian Hadad | November 18, 2018

Mississippi State wrapped up the home portion of the schedule in a big way, dominating Arkansas from the opening snap en route to a 52-6 win over the Razorbacks. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at that game plus look ahead to Thursday’s Battle for the Golden Egg.

Brown, Luke React to Overturned Touchdown Catch

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 18, 2018

It is the play that the game will be remembered for and one that was decided by a subjective rule as the game hung in the balance. Ole Miss wide receiver A.J. Brown leapt into the air on a third down and six situation in overtime as the Rebels trailed 36-29. Brown caught the football, … Continue reading “Brown, Luke React to Overturned Touchdown Catch”

Familiar Issues Plague Ole Miss In Overtime Loss To Vanderbilt

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 18, 2018

The result and events that led to it were largely the same for an Ole Miss team that has lost four games in a row after a 36-29 overtime defeat to Vanderbilt in Nashville on Saturday night. The Rebels have been competitive in most of the games they’ve played this season and given themselves countless, … Continue reading “Familiar Issues Plague Ole Miss In Overtime Loss To Vanderbilt”

STM Bulldogs Gameday: Mississippi State Rolls Over Arkansas in 52-6 Victory

By Brian Hadad | November 17, 2018

Mississippi State’s season has held to one pattern, it’s offense has been nearly unstoppable in wins, and utterly terrible in its losses. It should be no surprise then, against an outmatched Arkansas team, the Bulldogs rolled up 475 yards in a 52-6 win over the Razorbacks. The Bulldogs did most of their work on the … Continue reading “STM Bulldogs Gameday: Mississippi State Rolls Over Arkansas in 52-6 Victory”

Rebels To Lean On Resilient Octavious Cooley In Knox’s Absence

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 16, 2018

The path to seeing tangible results on the field for junior tight end Octavious Cooley has been an arduous one.  The Laurel native has always been gifted, but the soft hands and athletic 6-foot-3 frame he possesses were masked by weight issues in Cooley’s first two seasons in Oxford. Once at 290 pounds, Cooley was … Continue reading “Rebels To Lean On Resilient Octavious Cooley In Knox’s Absence”

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

By Brian Hadad | November 15, 2018

Mississippi State will send its senior class off Saturday in the final home game of the season. Will the Bulldogs leave the field victorious after their date with the Arkansas Razorbacks? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman get you set for this SEC West showdown.

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Defense is Set For Future Success

By Brian Hadad | November 14, 2018

Mississippi State boasts what may be the nation’s best defense this season, but even with some key personnel losses looming for next season, this unit has the foundation for future success. Brian Hadad takes a look at the 2019 depth chart, plus talks recruiting, including that of Clemson grad transfer Kelly Bryant.

T&L Extra: Kelly Bryant and MSU’s Chances w/Zach Lentz of The Times And Democrat

By Brian Hadad | November 14, 2018

Mississippi State will host Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant for an official visit this weekend. What are the chances for the Bulldogs to land the highly sought after grad transfer? Brian Hadad catches up with Zach Lentz, who covers Clemson for the Orangeburg(SC) Times and Democrat, to find out more about Bryant the player and where … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Kelly Bryant and MSU’s Chances w/Zach Lentz of The Times And Democrat”