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Mississippi State Finishes 2018 With A Blowout Win Over BYU

By Brian Hadad | December 29, 2018

Mississippi State closed out the year and the non-conference portion of the schedule by throttling BYU, 103-81 before an announced crowd of over ten thousand at the Humphrey Coliseum. The Bulldogs were led by their seniors, as Quinndary Weatherspoon and Aric Holman combined for 55 points on 20-31 shooting. Three other Bulldogs found their way … Continue reading “Mississippi State Finishes 2018 With A Blowout Win Over BYU”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Defense Will Be Motivated to Dominate Iowa

By Brian Hadad | December 28, 2018

Mississippi State has been one of, if not the best defense in all of college football this season. Brian Hadad explains why the Bulldogs are motivated to finish strong and dominate Iowa in the Outback Bowl.

Consistency in the post on forefront of Kermit Davis’ mind as conference play nears for Ole Miss

By Brian Scott Rippee | December 27, 2018

One final non-conference game against Florida Gulf Coast looms for Ole Miss on Saturday before the proverbial rubber meets the road for a team that will likely enter SEC play with a 10-2 record. By most measures, Ole Miss is ahead of schedule under first-year head coach Kermit Davis. The Rebels boast a win over … Continue reading “Consistency in the post on forefront of Kermit Davis’ mind as conference play nears for Ole Miss”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Change a Trend Offensively Against Iowa?

By Brian Hadad | December 27, 2018

Mississippi State did not do well this season when playing top 30 defenses, only scoring a total of 16 points in those four games, all losses. Can they flip the script playing against an Iowa defense more highly ranked than any the Bulldogs have faced previously? Brian Hadad previews Joe Moorhead’s gameplan against the Hawkeyes.

Thunder & Lightning: What Should Santa Bring MSU’s Way?

By Brian Hadad | December 24, 2018

Leave a Diet Mountain Dew and a Slim Jim by the chimney boys and girls, Santa Coleman is coming to town. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman deliver what MSU’s coaches and players really wanted under the tree.

Mississippi State Grinds Out a 67-63 Win Over Wright State in Jackson

By Brian Hadad | December 22, 2018

Mississippi State came to Jackson and the Mississippi Coliseum on a seven game winning streak, and Saturday’s tussle with a 6-6 Wright State team seemed like a foregone conclusion. Rather than an easy win, the Bulldogs had to work hard to hold off a game Raiders squad, landing a 67-63 win in front of 3021 … Continue reading “Mississippi State Grinds Out a 67-63 Win Over Wright State in Jackson”

Kermit Davis gets win against former team as Ole Miss downs Middle Tennessee

By Brian Scott Rippee | December 21, 2018

It wasn’t pretty at times, but Ole Miss scrapped to a 74-56 victory over a struggling Middle Tennessee State team Friday night in Nashville at Bridgestone Arena as first-year head coach Kermit Davis earned a win over his former team. Breein Tyree lugged the bulk of the offensive weight with 24 points on 10-of-13 shooting. … Continue reading “Kermit Davis gets win against former team as Ole Miss downs Middle Tennessee”

Thunder & Lightning: Jeffery Simmons Heads to the NFL + MSU’s Women Win Angry

By Brian Hadad | December 21, 2018

It was no surprise to learn that Jeffery Simmons would forgo his senior year at Mississippi State to make his way to the NFL. Brian Hadad says that Simmons will soon be among the elite defensive linemen in pro football, and should be applauded for taking advantage of his second chance.

Who could make an impact immediately for Ole Miss?

By Brian Scott Rippee | December 20, 2018

OIe Miss signed 25 players on Wednesday, putting most of the hay in the barn in terms of filling out its 2019 signing class. The Rebels still have the ability to sign 5-7 kids in February and will target some specific needs, but the bulk of the class is already in place. With that in … Continue reading “Who could make an impact immediately for Ole Miss?”

STM Bulldogs Bowl Preview: Both Sides Speak, and Jeffery Simmons Gives More Details About his NFL Decision

By Brian Hadad | December 20, 2018

Mississippi State’s final availability before heading to Tampa saw a number of coaches and players speak to the local media, and it was interesting to see how their minds were split between the present task of preparing for Iowa and the coming offseason and the look ahead to 2019. Running backs coach Charles Huff couldn’t … Continue reading “STM Bulldogs Bowl Preview: Both Sides Speak, and Jeffery Simmons Gives More Details About his NFL Decision”