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A football coach in Nashville, Tenn., says he saw Mississippi State freshman defensive back Will Redmond receive money from a booster during the recruiting process.
Byron De'Vinner called in to WXWX radio in Mississippi on Tuesday, saying the ''handshake'' was worth about $200 and that former Mississippi State assistant coach Angelo Mirando knew about the payment Multiple media outlets have reported De'Vinner confirmed he called WXWX's ''Head to Head'' show.
Mirando resigned from his position at Mississippi State on Aug. 19 due to ''unforeseen personal issues.'' The university confirmed on Aug. 23 that it was working with the NCAA regarding a ''potential recruiting irregularity.''
Documents released by the university through a public records request on Aug. 28 revealed the athletic department has disassociated from a booster who made ''impermissible contact'' with a recruit.
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There’s nowhere on the sports interwebs that appreciates a good hundred dollar hand shake like FOTP does, but when it involves Mississippi State and also allows us to promote our buddies at Head to Head Radio…well, all the better. Yesterday H2H had on Byron De’Vinner, a Nashville 7 on 7 coach who claims that he witnessed a booster give Mississippi State DB Will Redmond money...
Mississippi State just picked up their first win against an SEC West opponent not named Ole Miss with Dan Mullen as head coach last weekend, so you would think things are all smiles this week for the Bulldogs. The news that a booster gave freshman Will Redmond $200 may take away from that sort of buzz, though.
The report comes from a claim from a 7-on-7 football coach...
Byron De’Vinner, very available for interviews
This is Byron De’vinner, the smoking gun behind the ongoing investigation into some shady Memphis high school recruiting practices, namely those involving the recruitment of Will Redmond by Mississippi State by former coach Angelo Mirando and one of it’s (now disassociated) boosters. De’Vinner appeared on Head to Head Radio and...
A few days ago, Malachi Dupre speculated on a couple of potential forthcoming offers and he hit the nail on the head with a Mississippi State prediction, which became non-fiction recently courtesy of Bulldogs recruiter Greg Knox.
We explain inside...
Byron De'Vinner, a 7-on-7 coach in Nashville, and is still talking about the developing recruiting scandal involving Mississippi State and possibly other SEC schools.
He told the Daily Journal on Wednesday that MSU freshman Will Redmond was offered $6,000 by Robert Denton Herring - who was disassociated by MSU in July for impermissible contact with a prospect - to "...
Mississippi State freshman soccer sensation Honeye Heydari has already left a big impression on players, coaches, and fans alike due to her play in MSU's first seven games. Last week's SEC Freshman of the week talks to GenesPage.com about who she is and what she hopes to accomplish at Mississippi State.
Jake Thomas elected to commit to Mississippi State prior to his senior season. Since that time both the Bulldogs of Mississippi State and the Falcons of Columbus High have had some on the field success. Thomas has done his part on Friday nights to help his team succeed and then made the short drive over to Starkville on Saturdays to see his future team in action.
FSNext-TV: Mississippi State tight ends coach Scott Sallach talks one-on-one with Gene's Page about the Auburn game and his team's upcoming road game against Troy.
Brandon Wells was one of the first commitments for the 2013 signing class for Mississippi State. Wells has remained loyal to the Bulldogs throughout the process. The versatile athlete is happy to have his college decision behind him, so he can enjoy his senior year. With his team now 3-0, there has been a lot for Wells to enjoy in the early going.
FSNext-TV: Mississippi State wide receivers coach Tim Brewster talks one-on-one with Gene's Page about the Auburn game and his team's upcoming road game against Troy.
FSNext-TV: Mississippi State offensive line coach John Hevesy talks one-on-one with Gene's Page about the Auburn game and his team's upcoming road game against Troy.
FSNext-TV: Mississippi State running backs coach Greg Knox talks one-on-one with Gene's Page about the Auburn game and his team's upcoming road game against Troy.
FSNext-TV: Mississippi State defensive coordinator Chris Wilson talks one-on-one with Gene's Page about the Auburn game and his team's upcoming road game against Troy.
Dawgs will take on the Commies at night:
The Bulldogs will play Vanderbilt on Sept. 22 at 7:45 p.m., the league announced this morning. The game from Sanford Stadium will be shown nationally on ESPN2.
It will be No. 7 Georgia’s third straight night game following the game at Missouri and this Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. home game against Florida...