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Practice Report: Mississippi State Still Has Things to Clean Up After a Dominating Performance

By Brian Hadad | September 12, 2018

Mississippi State put together the kind of box score defensive coordinators dream about last week against Kansas State, holding the Wildcats to just over 200 yards and only 10 points.  Even with that kind of game, defensive coordinator Bob Shoop still saw plenty his unit has to correct after what he described as “the sloppiest … Continue reading “Practice Report: Mississippi State Still Has Things to Clean Up After a Dominating Performance”

Thunder & Lightning: Has Joe Moorhead Delivered a Different Offense to Mississippi State?

By Brian Hadad | September 11, 2018

Offense was the reason Joe Moorhead got the job at Mississippi State, and he promised to add an big play passing game to the already formidable rushing attack of the Bulldogs. So through two games, has he delivered on that assurance? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman debate that and ask what is the biggest difference … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Has Joe Moorhead Delivered a Different Offense to Mississippi State?”

Practice Report: Quarterback Issues “Correctable” at Mississippi State

By Brian Hadad | September 11, 2018

Mississippi State entered the season wanting to be more efficient in the passing game while adding the element of the deep throw to its physical rushing attack. Through two games, the Bulldogs have not shown the consistency Coach Joe Moorhead has wanted out of the quarterback position. Speaking with the offensive staff on Tuesday, the … Continue reading “Practice Report: Quarterback Issues “Correctable” at Mississippi State”

STM talks Southern Miss football with Luke Johnson

By Michael Borkey | September 11, 2018

Luke Johnson – the former Golden Eagle kicker – joined SportsTalk Mississippi to break down what went wrong with USM in their loss to ULM + the state and future of “group of 5” football

Thunder & Lightning: What Part Will Aeris Williams Play This Season for Mississippi State?

By Brian Hadad | September 10, 2018

Has Aeris Williams lost his spot in the Mississippi State running back rotation? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at Coach Joe Moorhead’s comments about the senior running back, and the difficult path Williams faces to return to the starting lineup.

Ole Miss Monday Presser Notes: Rebels Shift Focus to Alabama

By Brian Scott Rippee | September 10, 2018

Ole Miss’ toughest test of 2018 season has arrived in week three and it comes in the form of Alabama — the defending national champions and the number one ranked team in the country with the most dynamic quarterback of the Nick Saban era leading the offense. Sophomore signal caller Tua Tagovailoa exploded onto the … Continue reading “Ole Miss Monday Presser Notes: Rebels Shift Focus to Alabama”

Week 3 Press Conference: Joe Moorhead on Aeris Williams, Offensive Balance, and Helmet Stickers

By Brian Hadad | September 10, 2018

Two wins in two games for Coach Joe Moorhead’s Mississippi State team, and the Bulldogs were incredibly impressive in their victory over Kansas State on Saturday.  Moorhead spoke with the local media on Monday about his team’s superlatives and what to look for this weekend when Louisiana comes to Davis Wade Stadium. Of note, Moorhead … Continue reading “Week 3 Press Conference: Joe Moorhead on Aeris Williams, Offensive Balance, and Helmet Stickers”

Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State Manhandles Kansas State?

By Brian Hadad | September 9, 2018

Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman told you last week, Mississippi State was going to win and win easily when it traveled to Manhattan to take on Kansas State. So what do we know now about the Bulldogs that we didn’t before? The guys tell what’s true about the maroon and white, plus Joel explains “What’s … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What’s True After Mississippi State Manhandles Kansas State?”

Sanders, Offense Power Rebels Past Early Struggles in 76-41 Win

By Brian Scott Rippee | September 8, 2018

The Ole Miss offense probably didn’t anticipate having to match Southern Illinois score-for-score for the entire first half of Saturday’s 76-41 win, but that was the case and the unit was up to the task. Jordan Ta’amu threw for 448 yards — the third best single game total in school history — and five touchdowns … Continue reading “Sanders, Offense Power Rebels Past Early Struggles in 76-41 Win”

Ole Miss Defense Struggles Against SIU as More Daunting Challenges Lie Ahead

By Brian Scott Rippee | September 8, 2018

It was a tumultuous day for an Ole Miss defense that showed signs of progression in the second half of a season-opening win over Texas Tech. The Rebels allowed 629 yards to a Southern Illinois team that finished 4-7 a year ago, and surrendered 38 points and 386 yards in a first half in which … Continue reading “Ole Miss Defense Struggles Against SIU as More Daunting Challenges Lie Ahead”