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Mississippi State Lands Commitment From Four Star WR Theodore Knox

By Brian Hadad | June 27, 2020

Mississippi State’s hiring of Mike Leach has obviously not yielded any results on the field as of yet, but on the recruiting trail, the new Air Raid offense is drawing interest from players who have not kept the Bulldogs on their radar in years past. Today, State added another one of those athletes, as four … Continue reading “Mississippi State Lands Commitment From Four Star WR Theodore Knox”

Rebel Report: Ole Miss coaches, among others, lobby legislators at the State Capitol

By Michael Borkey | June 26, 2020

Ole Miss coaches – including Lane Kiffin, Mike Bianco, and Kermit Davis – joined a group of coaches from every college in the state in Jackson at the Capitol to lobby for a change of the state flag. Why were they there? What did they say? And what happens next? We discuss. Plus an interview … Continue reading “Rebel Report: Ole Miss coaches, among others, lobby legislators at the State Capitol”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi’s Universities Descend Upon the State Capitol

By Brian Hadad | June 25, 2020

There will be many words used to describe the summit of coaches who went to the State Capitol on Thursday to plead with legislators in favor of a new flag, but one that fits best is historic. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman were there, and try to relate as best they can what they saw … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi’s Universities Descend Upon the State Capitol”

Kiffin, Leach to lobby for flag change at state capitol Thursday

By Steven Gagliano | June 25, 2020

Thursday has the potential to be a historic day at the Mississippi capitol amid the increasing pressure placed on lawmakers to change the controversial state flag. On hand to assist with the game plan in Jackson will be a large group of coaches and administrators from both Ole Miss and Mississippi State.  Throughout the week, … Continue reading “Kiffin, Leach to lobby for flag change at state capitol Thursday”

Thunder & Lightning: What Do We Really Know About the 2020 Egg Bowl?

By Brian Hadad | June 24, 2020

New coaches, new faces, and the 2019 Egg Bowl’s ridiculous ending means that there just isn’t much we know for sure about the 2020 edition of the Magnolia State showdown. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman attempt to figure out what to expect on Thanksgiving, with some help from SportsTalk Mississippi’s Richard Cross. Thunder & Lightning … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What Do We Really Know About the 2020 Egg Bowl?”

T&L Opponent Preview: Richard Cross Previews The Egg Bowl

By Brian Hadad | June 24, 2020

There may never be an Egg Bowl that we know less about in the preseason as there is this year. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman welcome SportsTalk Mississippi’s Richard Cross to try and get an idea of what the Ole Miss Rebels will look like in 2020. Photo courtesy of Mississippi State athletics Thunder & … Continue reading “T&L Opponent Preview: Richard Cross Previews The Egg Bowl”

T&L SEC Preview: HawgBeat.com’s Nikki Chavanelle on the Arkansas Razorbacks

By Brian Hadad | June 24, 2020

Arkansas is looking to hit the reset button after the disastrous Chad Morris tenure, and their new head man Sam Pittman is a bit of an unknown commodity. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman welcome Nikki Chavanelle of HawgBeat.com to take a look at the Razorbacks. Photo courtesy of Mississippi State athletics Thunder & Lightning · … Continue reading “T&L SEC Preview: HawgBeat.com’s Nikki Chavanelle on the Arkansas Razorbacks”

MSU AD speaks on Kylin Hill’s stand, postseason ban

By J.T. Mitchell | June 24, 2020
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On Monday, Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill tweeted that he “won’t be representing this State anymore” if the current state flag isn’t amended, and the university’s athletics director is standing by the star player. “I think Kylin is showing a frustration that we all kind of feel here at Mississippi State,” MSU AD John … Continue reading “MSU AD speaks on Kylin Hill’s stand, postseason ban”

Ole Miss bolsters defense with addition of two transfers

By Steven Gagliano | June 24, 2020

Ole Miss has had an active week in the transfer market, adding two players on the defensive side of the ball. First up, the Rebels went north of the border to secure the commitment of Tavius Robinson, a 6’8 240-pound DE from Ontario’s University of Guelph. Robinson told Yancy Porter with 24/7 Sports that he … Continue reading “Ole Miss bolsters defense with addition of two transfers”

Rebel Report: Ole Miss football picks up two transfers at needed positions

By Michael Borkey | June 24, 2020

On today’s show: Lane Kiffin went north to nab a couple of transfers at positions at desperate need on defense, how coronavirus will alter the way they recruit, and the fallout from the crime that wasn’t in NASCAR Rebel Report · Ole Miss football gets two needed transfers – NASCAR reveals no crime against driver