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MSU Monday Presser: Coach Joe Moorhead Knows It Might Take a Perfect Game to Beat Alabama

By Brian Hadad | November 5, 2018

It’s Mississippi State’s turn to face Alabama, as the Crimson Tide have mowed down their previous nine opponents in impressive fashion. If the Bulldogs are to pull off what would be the biggest upset in college football this season, it will take a nearly flawless game in all three phases. Coach Joe Moorhead knows his … Continue reading “MSU Monday Presser: Coach Joe Moorhead Knows It Might Take a Perfect Game to Beat Alabama”

Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State Dominates Louisiana Tech?

By Brian Hadad | November 4, 2018

It might have been Mississippi State’s best performance across all three phases of the game, as the Bulldogs dominated Louisiana Tech to the tune of a 45-3 margin Saturday night. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman analyze that win and begin the look ahead to the showdown with top ranked Alabama.

STM Bulldogs Gameday: MSU Puts Together Another Good Offensive Night Against Louisiana Tech

By Brian Hadad | November 3, 2018

Mississippi State wanted to get back to back games where it felt good about its offense, coming off a 28-13 win over Texas A&M where the Bulldogs looked efficient and quarterback Nick Fitzgerald put together an SEC Offensive Player of the Week Performance. Saturday night allowed for exactly that, as the Bulldogs racked up 532 … Continue reading “STM Bulldogs Gameday: MSU Puts Together Another Good Offensive Night Against Louisiana Tech”

Loss to South Carolina Highlights Small Margin of Error For Ole Miss

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 3, 2018

Ole Miss’ football team, as currently constructed, has a narrow path to follow to win football games this season. Because of its talent-deficient, shorthanded defense, the offense must score points in bunches with the hope the defense is able to string together a couple of stops to create separation. The Rebels appeared to be heading … Continue reading “Loss to South Carolina Highlights Small Margin of Error For Ole Miss”

WEEK 12: MS Farm Bureau Ins. Co. Scoreboard Show

By Will East | November 2, 2018

It was yet another thrilling week of high school football across the Magnolia state. 6A, 5A, and 1A closed out the regular season while 4A, 3A, 2A and MAIS schools were in playoff mode. Next week’s playoff matchups: 6A North Warren Central at Horn Lake South Panola at Starkville Madison Central at Oxford Tupelo at … Continue reading “WEEK 12: MS Farm Bureau Ins. Co. Scoreboard Show”

Eight Observations From Ole Miss Hoops’ Exhibition Win Over Fayetteville State

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 2, 2018

The Kermit Davis Era tipped off with a 101-52 exhibition win over Fayetteville State on Friday night. The Rebels open the regular season next Saturday at home against Western Michigan.  Here are eight observations from the win. Ball Movement: Ole Miss moved the basketball fluidly and efficiently for most of the game. That, along with … Continue reading “Eight Observations From Ole Miss Hoops’ Exhibition Win Over Fayetteville State”

Ole Miss Receives Appeals Ruling: Bowl Ban Stands, Recruiting Visit Limitations Overturned

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 1, 2018

Ole Miss has finally reached the end of its 6-year saga with the NCAA. The university announced on Thursday it has received a ruling from the Infractions Appeals Committee, lifting the unofficial recruiting visits restrictions but upholding the 2018 postseason ban. According to the IAC, the Committed on Infractions overstepped in assigning the unofficial visits … Continue reading “Ole Miss Receives Appeals Ruling: Bowl Ban Stands, Recruiting Visit Limitations Overturned”

Thunder & Lightning: Is This Mississippi State’s Best Defense Ever?

By Brian Hadad | October 31, 2018

Mississippi State’s defense may be the best in the country this season, but is it better than the legendary 1999 unit? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman give their thoughts on two dominant groups, plus The Crootin’ Song means there’s a new commitment for Coach Joe Moorhead.

MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Studies the Science of Turnovers

By Brian Hadad | October 31, 2018

If there has been an overriding theme this year in the media’s conversations with Mississippi State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop, it is his belief that his unit needs to be creating more turnovers. Even though the Bulldogs rank in the top ten in most defensive catergories, they have been unable to come up with a … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Studies the Science of Turnovers”

Ole Miss Hoops Gearing Up For Friday Exhibition Game

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 31, 2018

Ole Miss will kick off the Kermit Davis era on Friday with an exhibition game against Division II Fayetteville State.  The Rebels had a scrimmage last week against Murray State — who is projected by most to be an NCAA Tournament team come March — and due to NCAA restrictions, Davis wasn’t able to divulge … Continue reading “Ole Miss Hoops Gearing Up For Friday Exhibition Game”