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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”

STM Gameday: Mississippi State Leaves No Doubt in Dominating Kansas State 31-10

By Brian Hadad | September 8, 2018

All week long on SportsTalk Mississippi, I kept a theme, and that was Mississippi State was going to easily beat Kansas State because the Bulldogs would be able to dominate the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.  That is exactly what came to pass at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday, as … Continue reading “STM Gameday: Mississippi State Leaves No Doubt in Dominating Kansas State 31-10”

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

By Brian Hadad | September 6, 2018

Mississippi State will tackle an unfamilar foe as the Bulldogs head to Manhattan, Kansas for a date with Kansas State. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman have the full preview of this SEC-Big 12 clash.

Thunder & Lightning: How Does Kansas State Match Up With Mississippi State?

By Brian Hadad | September 5, 2018

Mississippi State will take on an unfamiliar opponent in Kansas State. How do the Wildcats stack up on both sides of the ball against the Bulldogs? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a long look at Bill Synder’s squad.

Practice Report: Mississippi State Prepared for a Different Style of Offense Against Kansas State

By Brian Hadad | September 5, 2018

Mississippi State put together a dominant performance on Saturday against Stephen F. Austin, but against a mediocre opponent, how good are the Bulldogs really? Coach Bob Shoop told the assembled media he expects Kansas State to provide a unique look against his team, similar to what a service academy might show. Kansas State runs a … Continue reading “Practice Report: Mississippi State Prepared for a Different Style of Offense Against Kansas State”

STM Bulldogs Mailbag: What Questions are MSU Fans Asking After Week 1?

By Brian Hadad | September 5, 2018

I jumped on Twitter this afternoon to take a few of your questions.  Here are some that stood out to me as needing a bit more than 280 characters. Now, there’s a ton of Osirus Mitchell hype. I even think he was our best blocker Saturday. Do you think he produces more that Guidry this … Continue reading “STM Bulldogs Mailbag: What Questions are MSU Fans Asking After Week 1?”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Defense Should Overwhelm Kansas State

By Brian Hadad | September 4, 2018

Mississippi State had some good and some bad on the defensive side of the ball in its season opener. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at how Kansas State’s offense should be no match for the Bulldog defense.

Practice Report: Mississippi State Looking To Continue to Find Playmakers on Offense

By Brian Hadad | September 4, 2018

Mississippi State distributed carries and catches to an incredible 16 different players on Saturday against Stephen F. Austin, and offensive coordinator Luke Getsy isn’t in a hurry for any one player to develop into a first option.  Getsy told the media he’s happy seeing the ball going to so many players. Running backs coach Charles … Continue reading “Practice Report: Mississippi State Looking To Continue to Find Playmakers on Offense”