Posted November 17, 2013 on
ScoutTV: Mississippi State freshman third baseman Reid Humphreys talks one-on-one with Gene's Page after the Sunday afternoon Bulldog World Series game.
BEST OF MAXIM
Mississippi State stood toe to toe with the two defending national champions, Alabama. The Bulldogs were unable to pull off the upset, but the Mississippi State coaching staff reeled in a pair of pledges for the future that should help their efforts down the road.
Mississippi State played Alabama tough Saturday and numerous recruits noticed that. Two of the top juniors that saw the game in Starkville committed to the Bulldogs...
Mississippi State hosted five official visitors this weekend. Perhaps the biggest surprise of the weekend was getting four star defensive end Trey Carter on campus after he had previously planned to visit Oklahoma. From the sound of things, the Bulldogs have made a huge move.
ScoutTV: Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen talks about his team's game against Alabama.
Maybe there are teams that would have been encouraged, if not pleased, to play the reigning champions competitively. Not the Bulldogs. Not according to Chris Jones. “It’s dreadful,” he said of a 20-7 loss to Alabama. “Because it’s close, everybody in that locker room has the same mindframe. Everybody wanted it so bad and to come this short…”
ScoutTV: Mississippi State freshman defensive lineman Chris Jones talks to the media after the Alabama game.
ScoutTV: Mississippi State sophomore linebacker Benardrick McKinney talks to the media during the November 18, 2013 press conference.
Elijah Staley said after he committed to Mississippi State that his official visit to Starkville, Mississippi would be the only one he would take. Staley took that all expense paid excursion this weekend when the Bulldogs hosted Alabama. Needless to say, Staley came away impressed.
ScoutTV: Mississippi State sophomore defensive back Taveze Calhoun talks to the media after the Alabama game.
ScoutTV: Mississippi State freshman defensive lineman Chris Jones talks to the media during the November 18, 2013 press conference.
ScoutTV: Mississippi State freshman quarterback Damian Williams talks to the media after the Alabama game.
Jocquell Johnson has been committed to Mississippi State for several months, but the talented offensive lineman reports that he has never been more committed to being a Bulldog than he is today. Johnson took his official visit to Starkville over the course of the weekend and it appears things went extremely well.
Enclosed are the stats and info from Mississippi State baseball's Saturday Bulldog World Series game, November 16, 2013.
Enclosed are the stats and info from Mississippi State baseball's Sunday Bulldog World Series game, November 17, 2013.
ScoutTV: Mississippi State pitching coach Butch Thompson talks one-on-one with Gene's Page about how his pitching has done this fall.