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Defense Compensates For Sluggish Offensive Night As Rebels Bounce Back With Win Over Nicholls

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 20, 2018

A flawed evening on the offensive end of the floor was rectified by Ole Miss’ best defensive performance of this young season as the Rebels bounced back from a loss at Butler with a 75-55 win over Nicholls at The Pavilion on Tuesday night. The Colonels shot just 34 percent from the field and made … Continue reading “Defense Compensates For Sluggish Offensive Night As Rebels Bounce Back With Win Over Nicholls”

How Will Ole Miss Attack Feisty Bulldog Defense?

By Brian Scott Rippee | November 20, 2018

Ole Miss’ 2018 football season will end on Thursday night. This much we know. The Rebels have lost four games in a row and the only Power Five teams they’ve beaten are Texas Tech and an Arkansas team headed towards a 2-10 season. The final chapter of the Rebels’ season will certainly be an impactful … Continue reading “How Will Ole Miss Attack Feisty Bulldog Defense?”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Manage its Emotions Against Ole Miss?

By Brian Hadad | November 20, 2018

Mississippi State-Ole Miss is always an emotional rivalry game, led by the passion of the two fanbases. After the way last year’s game transpired, are the Bulldogs going to be able to keep their emotions in check this Thursday in Oxford? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine that question, plus the SuperTalk debut of Future … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Manage its Emotions Against Ole Miss?”

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”