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MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Wants to Stay With What Works

By Brian Hadad | October 9, 2018

It’s Mississippi State’s open date, and it seems the weekend off has come at the right time for the Bulldogs. Speaking to Coach Joe Moorhead on Tuesday night, he was optimistic that his injured players will be ready to return when his team takes the field against LSU next weekend. Asked about the changes he … Continue reading “MSU Practice Report: Mississippi State Wants to Stay With What Works”

Thunder & Lightning: What is Nick Fitzgerald’s Legacy at Mississippi State?

By Brian Hadad | October 9, 2018

Nick Fitzgerald has been one of the most talked about athletes at Mississippi State in many years, and it’s fair to say within the Bulldog fanbase, the quarterback has been a polarizing figure at times. Brian Hadad looks at Fitzgerald’s time in Starkville and what the future may bring for him this season and beyond.

Ole Miss Monday Presser Notes: Miller, Hartsfield Day-to-Day

By Brian Scott Rippee | October 8, 2018

Ole Miss will find out a lot about itself through the remaining six games it has left on its schedule, beginning this weekend when the Rebels head to Little Rock to take on a 1-5 Arkansas team looking for a break through opportunity. Some news and notes from Matt Luke’s Monday press conference: Miller and … Continue reading “Ole Miss Monday Presser Notes: Miller, Hartsfield Day-to-Day”

Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State Grinds Auburn Down in a 23-9 Win?

By Brian Hadad | October 7, 2018

Mississippi State and Joe Moorhead heard the fans and found their running game in a big way against Auburn on Saturday night in Starkville. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at how the Bulldogs got back on the winning side of the ledger.

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.