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Will Auburn upset Alabama in the Iron Bowl? Week 14 SEC preview

Let's face the facts: It wasn't a great week for the SEC. It really wasn't. Ole Miss was hammered at Arkansas, Missouri continued their run for the SEC West with at Neyland, and Mississippi State continued to prove the crappiness of the 2014 Vanderbilt team by a victory by a half-century. Oh, and elsewhere, we can be proud we gave those FCS teams a damn good kicking, can't we? Anyway...
Via SEC Football Blog
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s FPI Gives Alabama, Mississippi State Less Than 50% Chances Of Winning Out

ESPN’s ‘Football Power Index’ metric is designed to predict a team’s future performance. The network has been using this stat to predict which teams among the major College Football Playoff contenders have the best chance to win out, and interestingly, the results are not too kind towards either of the SEC West’s one-loss teams. Out of the top seven teams, Alabama and Mississippi...
Via College Spun
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama still atop College Football Playoff rankings

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday.
Via WholeHogSports
1 day ago

No. 25 Mississippi St beats Louisiana-Monroe 80-46

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Sherise Williams scored 15 points to lead No. 25 Mississippi State to an 80-46 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Tuesday night. Mississippi State's defense held Louisiana-Monroe to 2-of-18 shooting in the first half as Bulldogs marched out to a 48-13 lead at the break. The defense also forced 32 turnovers and held Louisiana-Monroe to 34.2 percent shooting from...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weak non-conference scheduling has Mississippi State on verge of being left out of College Football Playoffs: Ron Higgins

Last week's top seven teams in the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings, including State at No. 4, remained the same in the latest rankings released Tuesday night.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Holding pattern: FSU still sits third in College Football Playoff rankings

The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged -- Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State -- heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The only team in the top eight to change was UCLA, which slipped into the eighth spot. For the first time...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St keep playoff rankings

The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged - Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State - heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The only team in the top eight to change was UCLA, which slipped into the eighth spot. For the first time...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Holding pattern: FSU still sits third in College Football Playoff rankings

The top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings are unchanged -- Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State -- heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. TCU was fifth, Ohio State was sixth and Baylor seventh. The only team in the top eight to change was UCLA, which slipped into the eighth spot. For the first time...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top four teams remain the same in College Football Playoff ranking

Alabama, Oregon, Florida State, Mississippi State hold on to spots headed to a big weekend
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Important Facts For Ole Miss And Mississippi State Fans To Remember Before The Egg Bowl

On Saturday, Ole Miss and Mississippi State will compete in a game of football against each other for the 111th time, with exactly 111 of those being fueled by non-energy-efficient vigorous hate (TAKE YOUR CLEAN ENERGY HATE SOMEWHERE ELSE, DIRTY HIPPIES). Unlike roughly 70 or so of those, this one is being played between two competent teams. I’d have to check the archives, which...
Via The Belly of the Beast
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mississippi State Released An Incredible Hype Video For This Saturday’s Egg Bowl

The most important Egg Bowl in quite some time will take place Saturday.  While Ole Miss has fallen off a bit since defeating Alabama in early October, Mississippi State remains a candidate for the College Football Playoff. The No. 4-ranked Bulldogs are set to face the No. 8-ranked Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss. The game is set to kick off at 3:30 p.m. E.T...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State beats Clayton State 59-46

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Roquez Johnson scored 15 points, Trivante Bloodman added 12 and Mississippi State beat Clayton State 59-46 on Monday night. Johnson shot 7 of 13 from the floor and grabbed eight rebounds, including six on the offensive end. Bloodman made all eight of his free throw attempts. Gavin Ware added 11 points and seven rebounds. Clayton State, which plays at the NCAA...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Egg Bowl has rare clout on national level

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott is already a part of Egg Bowl lore, thanks to his unlikely performance in last season's come-from-behind overtime victory. That win earned the Bulldogs bowl eligibility and bragging rights. A win this season could mean a whole lot more. No. 4 Mississippi State (10-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference, No. 4 CFP) travels...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Starting 11: The Playoff Beckons

Get ready for a wild final weekend of the college football regular season. I've got so much written here, let's just dive right in.  1. So what's the committee's playoff top seven going to look like this week? 1. Alabama 2. Oregon 3. FSU 4. Mississippi State 5. TCU 6. Ohio State 7. Baylor 8. UCLA 9. Georgia 10. Kansas State is my prediction.  So let's assume...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State riding high into Egg Bowl

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) For perhaps the first time in more than a month, No. 4 Mississippi State actually looked like a team that belonged in the College Football Playoff. The Bulldogs' 51-0 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday night served as a reminder of how good this team can be when playing well. Dak Prescott threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to lead Mississippi...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New College Football Top 25 Coaches Poll is out; Noles no longer No. 1

The Latest college football coaches poll is out, and the top 10 remained mostly the same. Alabama, Florida State, Oregon and Mississippi State rounded out the top four, just as they did last week. The Noles lost their No. 1 ranking after another impressive performance against an average opponent, this on being a 3-point win […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State bounces back against Vandy

Mississippi State's first touchdown on Saturday night came early in the first quarter on Dak Prescott's nifty 9-yard shovel pass to Malcolm Johnson.
Via WholeHogSports
3 days ago

No. 4 Bulldogs move to 10-1 in style with convincing win vs. 'Dores

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi State's first touchdown on Saturday night came early in the first quarter on Dak Prescott's nifty 9-yard shovel pass to Malcolm Johnson. It was worth six points. Maybe some style points, too. The fourth-ranked Bulldogs had plenty of both during their easy 51-0 victory over Vanderbilt. Considering Mississippi State (10-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Samford features Auburn's Rhett Lashlee on offense's play cards

The Bulldogs held up one card featuring a photo of Lashlee slipping on the wet turf at Mississippi State earlier this season while signaling in a fourth-down call early in the first quarter. The play failed to pick up the first down, however.
Via AL.com - Brandon Marcello
4 days ago

Mississippi St tops Utah St 71-63

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Roquez Johnson and Fred Thomas both scored 15 points to lead Mississippi State over Utah State 71-63 on Saturday. Mississippi State (3-0) has won its first three games for the second year in a row. The Bulldogs trailed 58-57 with six minutes remaining but scored the next eight points to take control. Gavin Ware added 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the field...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Chip LB Decommits From Miss State After Controversy

After pulling the scholarship offer of another recruit when he was set to enroll early, Mississippi State lost a blue chip commitment from Plano East linebacker Anthony Hines III. Hines is one of the top linebacker prospects for the class of 2017 and he hails from the Dallas Metroplex area just like Chason Virgil. After speaking with my parents and coaches, I have decided to de...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady Quinn: SEC Getting Too Much Love In Playoff Committee Rankings

With a few more weeks left in the college football regular season, the SEC continues to get love from the college football playoff selection committee. Alabama and Mississippi State would both be in the playoff if the season ended today and Ole Miss and Georgia lurk in the top 10. But despite acknowledging that the SEC is the most powerful conference in...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Already Losing Recruits Over Dan Mullen's Dirty Deed

After beating then No. 2 Auburn it was all hugs and kisses for Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen. His team would eventually become the new No. 1, his quarterback would become the Heisman front-runner, and opposing fan bases started grassroots campaigns aimed at recruiting him. Like was definitely good.Fast forward about a month and a lot of the luster has come off Mullen's...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State safety Justin Cox suspended after arrest

Mississippi State starting safety Justin Cox has been suspended after being arrested for burglary and aggravated domestic violence involving an unidentified female. The school has suspended him indefinitely. A Clarion-Ledger report said: "Authorities responded to burglary call on Rock Road in the Aspen Heights apartment complex in Starkville at about 3 a.m. on Friday morning according...
Via SEC Football Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

High School Coach Rips Dan Mullen For Rescinding Scholarship

A Texas high school coach ripped Dan Mullen after the Mississippi State coach rescinded an offer from a player only 16 days before graduation.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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