Found September 12, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
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 in Nashville, Byron De'Vinner, who claims he witnessed money exchange hands between Redmond, a freshman defensive back, and a booster. He made the claim on a radio show in Mississippi yesterday and mentioned a handshake and suggested Mississippi State wide receivers coach Angelo Mirando was aware of the interaction. It is also worth noting that De'Vinner interviewed for a job at Mississippi State in January, and it would seem he clearly did not receive the job he applied for. Is this the case of a rejected candidate exacting some form of revenge out of spite? Or is this a legitimate infraction? The ...

Coach: MSU player received money from booster

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- A football coach in Tennessee said he saw Mississippi State freshman defensive back Will Redmond receive money from a booster during the recruiting process. Byron De'Vinner, who coaches a 7-on-7 team during the summer in Nashville, told the "Head to Head" radio show in Mississippi on Tuesday that he witnessed a "handshake" worth...

Mississippi State May Have Been Giving Hundred Dollar Handshakes

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 offers Dupre

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...

Heydari Makes a Statement

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 about who she is and what she hopes to accomplish at Mississippi State.

Thomas Takes in SEC Win

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.

This is the Trusted Face of a Recruiting Scandal

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...

FSNext-TV: MSU Coach Scott Sallach Interview

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.

Hail State…also the Structural Integrity of that Tailgating Chair

This weekend Mississippi State and Dan Mullen, hungry for a win, finally roke free from the futility that was not being able to beat anyone in the SEC that wasn’t coached by Houston Nutt at the time (my initial thought was that Mullen was just going to wait it out until another SEC team hired Houston), and satiated themselves with a win of bountiful proporations against Auburn...

Wells Enjoying Early Season Success

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: MSU Coach Tim Brewster Interview

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: MSU Coach Greg Knox Interview

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: MSU Coach Tony Hughes Interview

FSNext-TV: Mississippi State safeties coach Tony Hughes talks one-on-one with Gene's Page about the Auburn game and his team's upcoming road game against Troy.
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