Podcast: Dan Mullen gets respect from columnist

Welcome to More Cowbell, SEC Country’s daily Mississippi State podcast with host Brandon Walker. Despite a 6-7 season in 2016, one columnist believes Dan Mullen is one of the elite coaches in the Southeastern Conference. Gene Sapakoff, of the Charleston (S.C.) Post and Courier, ranks Mullen as the SEC’s No. 2 coach, behind only Alabama coach Nick Saban. Does Mullen’s national...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

Approval rating for Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen: You decide

Dan Mullen might have Mississippi State poised to be a dark horse contender in the SEC West this year, given his quarterback situation and a promising defense. Mullen, going into his ninth season with a 61-42 career record, received a 4-year contract extension from the school in late February. Mullen’s name has been linked to a number of jobs over the years, such as Georgia in...
Via SEC Country
6 days ago

Dan Mullen confirms Malik Dear tore ACL, doesn’t rule him out for 2017

Dan Mullen on Tuesday confirmed what many Mississippi State fans had suspected– Bulldogs WR Malik Dear tore his ACL during spring practice and underwent surgery. And while that’s bad news, Mullen left a glimmer of hope out there for Bulldogs fans by not completely ruling Dear out for the 2017 football season after the major repair. According to a report from The Clarion-Ledger’s...
Via SEC Country
17 days ago

Mississippi State gives Mullen monster extension

Mississippi State deserves a round of applause: They showed loyalty to a man who has shown absolutely no loyalty to them over the last few years….their head coach, Dan Mullen. In the new deal, Mullen will receive $4.5 million per season for the next four years, starting this season. Listen, we GET there are good […]
Via SEC Football Blog
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Mississippi State's Mullen has contract extended through '20

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen has received a contract extension through the 2020 season. The school announced on Monday that Mullen, who is entering his ninth year with the Bulldogs, will make a base salary of $4.5 million in 2017. Terms for the next three seasons were not disclosed. A four-year contract is the longest allowed by state law...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Four reasons why the SEC is no longer king of college football

To get to his office during his three-year tenure at Alabama, Lane Kiffin had to walk by a framed picture of Terrence Cody’s game-saving field goal block to beat Kiffin’s 2009 Tennessee team. It became a daily reminder of not just a heartbreaking moment but also a time when the SEC was clearly the nation’s most dominant conference.Urban Meyer and Tim Tebow were still at Florida...
Via FOX Sports
February 27, 2017

The Oregon Ducks should hire Dan Mullen

The Oregon Ducks should hire Dan Mullen as their next head coach. Make no mistake about it: UO is the best job in the country. Since that’s the case, the school will have no shortage of qualified candidates that are interested in the position. But, Mullen would make the most sense. That’s not to take anything away from the other coaches rumored to be under consideration such...
Via The Student Section
November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi State upsets Texas A&M, keep bowl hopes alive

The Mississippi State Bulldogs upset the Texas A&M Aggies 35-28, keeping their hopes of a bowl game alive. Make no mistake about it: this was a huge victory for Dan Mullen’s young team. After all, the Dawgs are in the midst of a tough season. MSU started the year with a loss to South Alabama, when it missed a field goal on the last play of the game. It would drop two more...
Via The Comeback
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Terry’s Takes: Fresno State’s Vacancy, Jim Grobe and Baylor, and Why Dan Mullen Shouldn’t be Fired

Here’s the latest installment of Terry’s Takes, which focuses on the coaching carousel this week. Jeff Tedford isn’t the answer for Fresno State Although he seems like the perfect fit (on paper) for Fresno State, Jeff Tedford should not be the Bulldogs’ next head coach. That’s not to say that Tedford isn’t a great coach. He is. In 11 seasons at California, Tedford won...
Via The Student Section
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Bulldogs face “must win” game against BYU Cougars

The Mississippi State Bulldogs face a “must win” game against the BYU Cougars on Friday night. That’s not to say the Dawgs are playing for Dan Mullen’s job. They aren’t. Sure, Mullen has been on the hot seat ever since the team dropped the season opener to South Alabama. But, it seems highly unlikely that MSU would dump him after one bad year, given that he’s the only...
Via The Student Section
October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

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