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 & Lighting: Mississippi State Will Look to Repair Year Old Wounds Against Kentucky

By Brian Hadad | July 18, 2019

A year ago, Mississippi State traveled to Kentucky confident of victory, only to get smacked in the mouth in a humbling defeat. Brian Hadad looks ahead to the rematch in Starkville, and how the Bulldogs can get back the mojo they left on the field in Lexington.

Thunder & Lightning: Joe Moorhead Talks Expectations and Honesty at SEC Media Days

By Brian Hadad | July 17, 2019

Normally SEC Media Days is nothing but a whole lot of coachspeak and cliches, but when Joe Moorhead took the podium on Wednesday, he spoke about topics that were a little off the beaten path. Brian Hadad discusses that and why what Moorhead said was words the true maroon faithful should take in stride.

T&L Extra: Coach Joe Moorhead Joins SportsTalk Mississippi

By Brian Hadad | July 17, 2019

Coach Joe Moorhead took the podium at SEC Media Days, then he joined SportsTalk Mississippi on Radio Row to discuss what all he said and more in Hoover. Photo courtesy of Mississippi State athletics

SEC Media Days: My All-SEC Ballot and Predictions

By Brian Hadad | July 17, 2019

Part of the work here at SEC Media Days is putting together your preseason All-SEC team and the predicted order of finish for the East and West divisions. Some of those choices are easy, some require a little more thought. Here’s my ballot for the 2019 season. QUARTERBACK 1 Tua Tagovailoa – QB – Alabama … Continue reading “SEC Media Days: My All-SEC Ballot and Predictions”

Thunder & Lightning: Depth Will Be Key for Mississippi State’s Offensive Line

By Brian Hadad | July 16, 2019

Mississippi State returns a lot of experience along the offensive line this season, but will some position changes and a few new faces keep the Bulldogs from being productive up front? Brian Hadad weighs in on that, plus the Opponent Preview Series continues with a look at the LSU Tigers courtesy of ESPN Radio’s Matt … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Depth Will Be Key for Mississippi State’s Offensive Line”

T&L Extra: ESPN 104.5’s Matt Moscona Previews the LSU Tigers

By Brian Hadad | July 16, 2019

A year ago, LSU was a team most of the attendees at SEC Media Days were down on, this year they are on the rise and aiming to get back on top in the conference. Brian Hadad welcomes ESPN 104.5 in Baton Rouge’s Matt Moscona to get an in-depth look at the Tigers. Photo courtesy … Continue reading “T&L Extra: ESPN 104.5’s Matt Moscona Previews the LSU Tigers”

Mississippi State Softball Coach Vann Stuedeman Leaving After Eight Seasons

By Brian Hadad | July 16, 2019

Mississippi State announced on Tuesday afternoon softball coach Vann Stuedeman would not be returning to Starkville for a ninth season at the helm of the program. Steudeman coached 8 years at MSU, amassing a 276-189 overall mark and a 69-127 SEC regular-season record, taking the program to seven NCAA Tournament appearances. Director of Athletics John … Continue reading “Mississippi State Softball Coach Vann Stuedeman Leaving After Eight Seasons”

Thunder & Lightning: Best Case/Worse Case Scenarios For Mississippi State

By Brian Hadad | July 16, 2019

Yesterday’s T&L podcast hit on the storylines that will define Mississippi State’s 2019 season. Today, Brian Hadad hits on what happens when those questions are answered, giving you the best and worst case scenarios for the Bulldogs this year.

Thunder & Lightning: What Storylines Will Define Mississippi State’s Season?

By Brian Hadad | July 14, 2019

SEC Media Days begins on Monday, and the storylines will be the same no matter who is at the podium. The real story of the season for Mississippi State won’t be revealed until the games begin, but what will the questions be that the Bulldogs have to answer. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman examine the … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What Storylines Will Define Mississippi State’s Season?”

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State Duplicate Last Year’s Dominance of Kansas State?

By Brian Hadad | July 11, 2019

Last season, Mississippi State dominated both lines of scrimmage en route to a blowout win over Kansas State. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman explain why you should expect more of the same this September when the Wildcats come to Starkville.