Thunder & Lightning Podcast

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Four days a week - Catch Thunder & Lightning with Brian Hadad of SuperTalk Mississippi and Joel Coleman of the Starkville Daily News, bringing you the inside scoop on the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Thunder & Lightning: Vic Schaefer’s Departure Leaves Questions Amid Heartbreak and Anger

By Brian Hadad | April 6, 2020

Sunday’s news of Vic Schaefer leaving Mississippi State after eight seasons to take over in Texas was an absolute gut punch to the Bulldog faithful. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at what happened and what’s next for the program.

Deep Dive: Mississippi State’s Mercurial 1996 Final Four Run

By Brian Hadad | April 6, 2020

Mississippi State found some magic in March of 1996, unexpectedly putting together one of the greatest runs in Bulldog history together to end up in the Final Four for the first time in school history. Brian Hadad and Brandon Walker look back at an incredible month in maroon. Photo courtesy of Rich Clarkson/NCAA Photos

Vic Schaefer Leaves Mississippi State for University of Texas

By Brian Hadad | April 5, 2020

Mississippi State’s women’s basketball took a huge blow on Sunday, as Vic Schaefer has been named as the new head coach at the University of Texas. No official announcement has been made, but Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte tweeted a picture of himself and Schaefer with his family. Guess who’s coming to the Forty…🏀🤘🏽 … Continue reading “Vic Schaefer Leaves Mississippi State for University of Texas”

Thunder & Lightning: Mike Leach’s Social Media Mistake + Greatest Bulldog Bracket Rolls On

By Brian Hadad | April 5, 2020

Mike Leach’s Twitter account has been the source of a lot of laughs, but this past week, it became the source of controversy. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss Leach’s now infamous tweet and how his team seems to be moving on from it, plus dive into another group of match ups in the Greatest … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mike Leach’s Social Media Mistake + Greatest Bulldog Bracket Rolls On”

Thunder & Lightning: What is Mississippi State’s Greatest Win?

By Brian Hadad | April 2, 2020

There is almost no way to put together a formula for what is the greatest win in Mississippi State history, but the debate surrounding it is certainly fun. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at all four major sports to pick the one victory that stands above all others.

T&L Extra: Dominique Dillingham Looks Back at MSU-UConn 2017

By Brian Hadad | April 2, 2020

There’s no question what is the biggest win in the history of Mississippi State women’s basketball, the 2017 Final Four victory over Connecticut, which saw the Bulldogs snap the Huskies’ incredible 111 game winning streak. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman connect with former Bulldog guard and current assistant coach Dominique Dillingham to relive one of … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Dominique Dillingham Looks Back at MSU-UConn 2017”

Thunder & Lightning: Another Round of the Greatest Bulldog Bracket + Ben Beckwith Talks Texas A&M 2014

By Brian Hadad | April 1, 2020

It’s time to wrap up one half of the Greatest Bulldog Bracket, with the top part of the Lee Hall Region on the clock today. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at those matchups, plus welcome former Bulldog great Ben Beckwith for a look back at his team’s incredible win over Texas A&M in 2014.

T&L Extra: Ben Beckwith Recaps Mississippi State-Texas A&M 2014

By Brian Hadad | April 1, 2020

It was the opening act of what many would say was the greatest day in college football history for the state of Mississippi. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman catch up with former All-SEC lineman Ben Beckwith to relive a great day in Bulldog football, State’s 48-31 win over Texas A&M. Photo courtesy of Marvin Gentry-USA … Continue reading “T&L Extra: Ben Beckwith Recaps Mississippi State-Texas A&M 2014”

Thunder & Lightning: The Rumblings Leave You Hungry For More

By Brian Hadad | March 31, 2020

Perhaps the only thing sports fans love more than the games themselves is the food that goes with it. For the first time ever, Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman do an all-culinary edition of The Rumblings, answering the questions Bobby Flay is scared to take on.

Mississippi State Gets Commitment From Four Star QB Sawyer Robertson

By Brian Hadad | March 31, 2020

Mississippi State gets a pledge from highly rated signal caller Mike Leach’s arrival in Starkville certainly signals a new day for the record book as far as the passing game goes, and with the knowledge that the ball will be flying all over the field, high profile quarterbacks seem likely to follow. Leach landed his … Continue reading “Mississippi State Gets Commitment From Four Star QB Sawyer Robertson”