Coaching rumors: Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen says he loves being in Starkville

Dan Mullen should be used to this by now. The Mississippi State coach was linked to the recently open Oregon job that went to former USF coach Willie Taggart. Mullen has been mentioned for numerous jobs since arriving in Starkville before the 2009 season. Despite all the rumors, Mullen remains with the Bulldogs, and he revealed that a contract extension might be on the way. On Friday...
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7 hours ago

Coaching rumors: Dan Mullen negotiating extension after being linked to Oregon job

Mississippi State fans could breathe a sigh of relief on Wednesday morning after it was reported that Willie Taggart will be the next head coach at Oregon. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy essentially confirmed that Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen was the runner-up for the position, meaning there was a seemingly real possibility that Mullen could have left Starkville for Eugene. In the hours following...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Coaching rumors: Dan Mullen was finalist for Oregon job

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen was reportedly very close to getting hired for another head coaching job. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reports Mullen was one of two finalists at Oregon. The Ducks eventually hired South Florida’s Willie Taggart. Other candidates mentioned in the Oregon coaching search were Florida head coach Jim McElwain and Alabama offensive coordinator Lane...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Coaching rumors: Former Oregon head coach Mike Bellotti has Dan Mullen and Jim McElwain on short list for Ducks job

Mike Bellotti knows a thing or two about working and coaching football at Oregon. The ESPN analyst was the head coach of the Ducks from 1995 to 2008 and was the Athletic director for a short time afterwards. And the former coach named two SEC head coaches to his short list of potential candidates for the job. Appearing on the Paul Finebaum show, Bellotti named Florida head coach...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

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...
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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...
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October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Mississippi State running back says Dan Mullen called police on him for trespassing

Josh Robinson isn’t happy with his former head coach Dan Mullen. The former Mississippi State running back was cited for trespassing at the school’s training complex. According to Robinson, Mullen called the police on him. The Clarion-Ledger reports that a source told them a track coach called the police on Robinson after noticing his car was on the track. Robinson wasn’t...
Via The Comeback
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen Getting Blasted Over His Response To Jeffrey Simmons Domestic Abuse Situation

One of the four coaches at today’s SEC Media Days is Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen. Not surprisingly, Mullen has been peppered with some tough questions that have had nothing to do with football. Mullen and MSU took plenty of heat this off-season for the decision to admit five-star recruit Jeffery Simmons and suspend him for one game while he was facing charges for punching...
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July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Starkville Native AJ Brown Criticizes Dan Mullen For Lack Of Recruitment After Signing With Ole Miss

This morning, Ole Miss won a big recruiting battle, picking up four-star wide receiver AJ Brown over Alabama and his hometown team Mississippi State.  AJ Brown taking his talents to Ole Miss. pic.twitter.com/oM6dQBzwzm — Michael Bonner (@MikeBBonner) February 3, 2016 After his decision, Brown apparently caught some heat from local Bulldog fans. He took to Twitter to rebuke those...
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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