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: Mississippi State Starts A Killer Stretch Against #8 Kentucky

By Brian Hadad | January 21, 2019

Four games against ranked opponents in the next five will provide an incredible challenge for Mississippi State. Getting a few wins would all but lock the Bulldogs into a NCAA tournament berth and perhaps catapult them into the SEC championship hunt. A few losses, and the Bulldogs can expect to spend March on the bubble. … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Starts A Killer Stretch Against #8 Kentucky”

Mississippi State’s Ride on the Coaching Carousel Contines As Luke Getsy Returns to the NFL

By Brian Hadad | January 21, 2019

As late as a week ago, it appeared Mississippi State would be returning the majority of its staff from the 2018 season, with only Tony Hughes as a new face on the coaching directory. That changed on Sunday, as running backs coach Charles Huff made it official that he would be leaving for a similar … Continue reading “Mississippi State’s Ride on the Coaching Carousel Contines As Luke Getsy Returns to the NFL”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Resets its Slow Start With Win at Vanderbilt

By Brian Hadad | January 21, 2019

It was simple, Mississippi State had to beat a downtrodden Vanderbilt team in Nashville to avoid a disastrous 1-3 start in SEC play. The Bulldogs did exactly that, and now face a monster five game stretch which may define the season. Brian Hadad examines that, plus takes a look at a tough day for MSU … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Resets its Slow Start With Win at Vanderbilt”

Thunder & Lightning: MSU Overcomes Injury to Defeat South Carolina + The Inaugural Joeltie Awards

By Brian Hadad | January 18, 2019

It could have gone the other way for Mississippi State, as the Bulldogs lost Chloe Bibby just a minute into Thursday’s night game with South Carolina, but the Bulldogs pushed through and ran away with an 89-74 win. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman break down that victory, preview the men’s trip to Vanderbilt, then dole … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: MSU Overcomes Injury to Defeat South Carolina + The Inaugural Joeltie Awards”

Thunder & Lightning: Looking at Mississippi State Football’s Way Too Early Depth Chart

By Brian Hadad | January 17, 2019

It’s a long way to late August and the start of the 2019 football season, but that’s not stopping Brian Hadad from taking an early look at the Mississippi State two deep. Get those projections, plus a preview of tonight’s big showdown between the Bulldogs and South Carolina.

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State Gets The Win It Had to Have Against Florida

By Brian Hadad | January 16, 2019

It might not have been a must-win game, but it was close enough for Mississippi State, who had to battle until the last possession to claim a 71-68 win over Florida. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at the Bulldogs and how this win might define their tough upcoming stretch.

Mississippi State Gets the Win It Needed, Takes Down Florida 71-68

By Brian Hadad | January 15, 2019

Mississippi State wasn’t quite in must-win mode Tuesday night, but a third straight defeat to open SEC play would have been a bitter pill to swallow. Instead, the Bulldogs tasted a sweet victory, winning a back and forth contest over the Florida Gators 71-68. State shot the ball at a great 53% clip, including 58% … Continue reading “Mississippi State Gets the Win It Needed, Takes Down Florida 71-68”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Scoring Should Carry Them Over Florida

By Brian Hadad | January 14, 2019

Even in this two game slide to open SEC play, Mississippi State hasn’t lacked for scoring. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at tonight’s matchup with Florida and how the Bulldogs’ superiority on the offensive end should lead to a victory.

Thunder & Lightning: How Quickly Can Mississippi State Turn its Slow SEC Start Around?

By Brian Hadad | January 13, 2019

Mississippi State didn’t expect to be in an 0-2 hole to begin SEC play, but after dropping an 81-77 decision to Ole Miss on Saturday, the Bulldogs know they have to get right and quickly. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look at what’s coming up for MSU and whether or not the Bulldogs … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: How Quickly Can Mississippi State Turn its Slow SEC Start Around?”

Mississippi State Can’t Find It’s Way in 81-77 Home Defeat to Ole Miss

By Brian Hadad | January 12, 2019

Mississippi State started SEC play off the wrong note, opening with an overtime loss to South Carolina. Things only got worse on Saturday, as the Bulldogs dropped an 81-77 decision to their in-state rivals from Ole Miss in an intense game from the Humphrey Coliseum. State led by as many as 9 in the second … Continue reading “Mississippi State Can’t Find It’s Way in 81-77 Home Defeat to Ole Miss”