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WATCH: Matt Luke, coordinators Monday press conference

By Brian Scott Rippee | September 16, 2019

Ole Miss has perhaps its toughest test of the season this coming weekend against California, who checked in at no. 23 in the AP top 25 this week. Head coach Matt Luke discussed what stood out on film in the Rebels’ win over Southeastern Louisiana, the challenges Cal presents and more. Coordinators:

Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State Falls Apart Against Kansas State?

By Brian Hadad | September 15, 2019

Mississippi State took a punch to the mouth on Saturday, as Kansas State dominated the line of scrimmage and took home a 31-24 victory over the Bulldogs. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down how it went wrong and what the maroon and white can do to fix what’s broken.

Sports Sunday: MSU drops slugfest with K-State, Ole Miss wins sloppily over SELA

By Michael Borkey | September 15, 2019

Michael and Steven break down MSU’s loss to Kansas State, Ole Miss’ ugly win over SELA, Southern Miss’ win at Troy, and everything else that happened in the CFB world this weekend

Ealy shines, makes history in Ole Miss win

By Brian Scott Rippee | September 14, 2019

A grin sprouted across Jerrion Ealy’s face on Saturday evening just after Ole Miss’ 40-29 win over Southeastern Louisiana. The smile was prompted by a question a reporter posed as to how often been caught he gets caught from behind. “It’s never happened,” Ealy declared as he knocked on the wooden panel in front of … Continue reading “Ealy shines, makes history in Ole Miss win”

Mississippi State Fails in All Three Phases in 31-24 Loss to Kansas State

By Brian Hadad | September 14, 2019

It was a complete game for Mississippi State, as issues on offense, defense, and in special teams all popped up as the Bulldogs dropped a 31-24 decision to Kansas State in Starkville on Saturday. Once again, the Bulldogs had to go to Garrett Shrader in relief of Tommy Stevens, but unlike last week against Southern … Continue reading “Mississippi State Fails in All Three Phases in 31-24 Loss to Kansas State”

Why Sam Williams can’t look back

By Brian Scott Rippee | September 13, 2019

OXFORD — Sam Williams put his black Dodge Charger in park and let out a scream. “Why me? Am I doing something wrong?,” Williams bellowed at the dark Alabama sky. The junior defensive end was pulled over on the side of Highway 22 in rural Alabama on a sweltering July evening 48 days ago. His … Continue reading “Why Sam Williams can’t look back”

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

By Brian Hadad | September 12, 2019

Mississippi State will look to move to 3-0 after this weekend’s showdown with Kansas State. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman have the full breakdown of this SEC-Big 12 contest.

T&L Exclusive: John Cohen Discusses Raised Expectations, Transfer Portals, and Alcohol Sales at MSU

By Brian Hadad | September 12, 2019

It was a banner year for Mississippi State in 2018-19, but how do the Bulldogs achieve above that standard this year? Brian Hadad catches up with the head Bulldog, athletic director John Cohen, to discuss that, plus two of the hottest topics of the offseason. Image courtesy of Mississippi State athletics

Borkey Show: Previewing Kansas State/Mississippi State and Ole Miss/SELA

By Michael Borkey | September 12, 2019

Today we look at things Kansas State does well and not-so-well ahead of their match up with Mississippi State in Starkville on Saturday. We also take a peak at the things that Ole Miss can take away from a game against an FCS opponent in SELA

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Contest With Kansas State Will Be Decided on the Line of Scrimmage

By Brian Hadad | September 11, 2019

Mississippi State defeated Kansas State easily a season ago, behind a dominant showing from its offensive and defensive line. Can the Bulldogs repeat that performance? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss how the big uglies will decide this SEC-Big 12 showdown, with help from Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle.