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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?”

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Offense Feels Improvement is Coming, But Not Through Change

By Brian Hadad | October 2, 2018

Mississippi State has seen its offensive production grind to a halt in recent weeks, with back to back games scoring in single digits and averaging just at 200 yards a game. If you were expecting the Bulldogs to make sweeping changes to their gameplan due to their lack of success, you were wrong, as we … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State’s Offense Feels Improvement is Coming, But Not Through Change”

Ole Miss Tuesday Practice Report: C.J. Moore Out 4-5 Months

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 2, 2018

C.J. Moore’s torn pectoral muscle will likely require a 4-5 month recovery period, co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach Jason Jones said after practice on Tuesday. Moore’s injury was made public by Matt Luke at Monday’s press conference, but they had hoped Moore would only be out a couple of weeks. Luke said it could possibly … Continue reading “Ole Miss Tuesday Practice Report: C.J. Moore Out 4-5 Months”

Ole Miss Hoops Hits The Practice Floor to Kickoff 2018-19 Season

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 2, 2018

Ole Miss hit the practice floor and officially began its 2018-19 season on Monday, marking the beginning of the Kermit Davis era. The Rebels return five players with significant game experience – Breein Tyree, Terence Davis, Dominik Olejnizak, Bruce Stevens and Devontae Shuler, meaning there are a host of newcomers and some returners with little … Continue reading “Ole Miss Hoops Hits The Practice Floor to Kickoff 2018-19 Season”

Thunder & Lightning: Is Joe Moorhead Confident He Can Turn Around Mississippi State’s Offensive Woes?

By Brian Hadad | October 1, 2018

Joe Moorhead spoke to the local media on Monday and made it clear, its on him to get Mississippi State’s offense going in the right direction and he plans to do so. But does he truly believe that? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss how Moorhead’s words didn’t seem to match his appearance at Monday’s … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Is Joe Moorhead Confident He Can Turn Around Mississippi State’s Offensive Woes?”