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No. 19 Mississippi State Bulldogs season preview

In 2014, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will be facing some of the highest expectations in their six years under coach Dan Mullen. Those high expectations likely come because of two factors. The first is the favorable layout of their schedule which ranks 62nd toughest in the country. The second factor is that this team is arguably the most talented Mullen has seen under his reign...
Via College Football Universe
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Mississippi State players no longer on football team

Jordan Washington and Artimus Samuel are no longer on the Mississippi State's football team according to a team official. Washington was originally suspended indefinitely after he was arrested in April and charged with burglary and robbery. Washington, a defensive lineman, did not play last year for Mississippi State. Samuel, a tight end, left the team a school spokesperson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU commit Keith Joseph, Jr. following in father's footsteps

Pascagoula defensive end Keith Joseph, Jr. has long been pegged as a Mississippi State commitment years before his own recruitment took off. His father, Keith Joseph, Sr., was a defensive end for the Bulldogs in the early 1990s. The two built a bond around football and now, around a school and campus that, for both of them, feels like home. "Me and my dad had talked about...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: DeMarcus Cousins Visits ESPN, Walks Around In Mask, Frightens Michelle Beadle, Other Employees

Before a road game against Mississippi State as a freshman at Kentucky, DeMarcus Cousins’ phone number was leaked on the internet. The night prior to the bout against the Bulldogs, Cousins’ voicemail was filled with vulgar messages from opposing fans.  During the game–an eventual 81-75 overtime Kentucky victory–the Wildcats’ former big man had an impressive dunk. He followed...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia O-Lineman Picks Louisville Over Mississippi State & Syracuse

Photo | Scout.com The commitments from the 2015 class continue to roll in for Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinal football program. On Monday evening, three star offensive lineman Chandler Jones, a 6-foot-4, 310 pound offensive lineman from Powder Springs, GA., verbally pledged to Louisville. Jones was set to announce his college decision in late April and was down to Louisville...
Via The Cardinal Connect
23 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU continues to add size with Farrod Green in 2015

Wesson native Farrod Green became the 17th prospect to give his verbal to Mississippi State in the class of 2015. But more than 17, there is a different number to focus on -- height. Within the last week MSU received two commitments from tight ends 6-foot-4 or taller. Green, a three-star prospect, joins Harrison Moon (Signal Mountain, Tennessee) as the two tight ends of the class...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State adds in-state tight end prospect Farrod Green to its 2015 recruiting class.

Farrod Green. Photo via Scout.com.Mississippi State continued on its recent flurry of success on the recruiting trail in Tuesday. Wesson, Ms tight end Farrod Green became the seventeenth member of the Bulldogs' recruiting class of 2015 with his commitment on Tuesday night.Green has a 247Sports composite rating of three stars. The recruiting service's national composite rankings...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Steelers CB Deshea Townsend, Mississippi State Release Statement Following Drug Bust

On Monday, police and the DEA seized 1,500 bricks of heroin,16 firearms, more than $100,000 in cash and jewelry, two luxury vehicles, Cuban cigars and a live chicken during a drug bust of a home that was listed as being owned by former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Deshea Townsend. When the news originally broke of the […] Former Steelers CB Deshea Townsend, Mississippi State...
Via Steelers Depot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi sportswriter fired for besmirching Louisiana

Matthew Stevens, former Mississippi State beat writer for the Columbus, Miss. Commercial Dispatch, was fired on Monday morning after he aired some grievances about Lafayette, La. on his radio show. Stevens apparently had a miserable time covering baseball in Louisiana, so bad that he spent a solid five minutes with his show’s co-host crafting an image of how truly bad it was....
Via Awful Announcing
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Sports Writer Responds To Columnist Who Claimed SEC Should Drop Two Schools For USF, UCF

College Spun/Nate Jacobson A few days ago, Orlando Sentinel writer Mike Bianchi penned a column saying that the SEC should drop two schools — Ole Miss and Mississippi State, which Bianchi called “dead weight” — and replace them with South Florida and UCF. Naturally, people in SEC country weren’t happy with these claims. One such person was AL.com columnist Kevin Scarbinsky...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Mississippi State Football Is Calling Its Campus “Stark Vegas”

Mississippi State University is located in Starkville, Miss., a small southern town with a population just shy of 24,000. If you could look up The Opposite of Las Vegas in a dictionary, a place like Starkville would likely appear.  So it’s a little confusing why Mississippi State’s football program is comparing its hometown to the Nevada wonderland.  Ballers on campus today...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Deshea Townsend’s House Busted In Heroin And Gun Raid

A house owned by Mississippi State cornerbacks coach Deshea Townsend was busted by police on Sunday night for a heavy heroin stash.
Via Gamedayr
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi adds Jackson, Ms. high school athlete Malik Dear to its 2015 recruiting class.

Malik Dear. Photo via Bleacher Report. Mississippi State recent flurry of recruiting activity continued with the class of 2015 commitment of Jackson, Ms. high school rising senior athlete Malik Dear.Rivals.com grades Dear as a four-star athlete. The recruiting site ranks Dear at no. 8 on its list of the top class of 2015 athletes in the U.S. He is ranked as the 4th best prospect...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Geno Smith, Sammi Coates, Jamerson Love, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition.Prove It All Night.Alabama safety Geno Smith, Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel, and Texas A&M wide receiver Ricky Seals-Jones are included on Matt Smith's list of the "10 SEC Players with the Most to Prove." (Southern Pigskin) The Love Connection.Brad Crawford profiles Mississippi State cornerback Jamerson Love. (Saturday...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Sports Columnist Says SEC Should Dump Ole Miss, Mississippi State For 2 Florida Schools

Would the SEC kick Ole Miss out? It’s no secret that the last few rounds of conference realignment have really been about one thing – money. The “power five” leagues – especially the Big Ten and SEC – have been doing all they can to add schools that will allow them to increase both exposure and revenue. But one thing that no conference has done quite yet? Kick a school...
Via College Spun
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Bianchi makes stupidest sports argument ever in saying the SEC should dump Ole Miss and Miss. St. for UCF and USF.

Mike Bianchi. Photo via Real Clear Sports. They said it couldn't be done, but  Mike Bianchi did it. The Orlando Sentinel sports media gadfly has said quite possibly the stupidest thing ever said in the history of the sports blogosphere: dump Ole Miss and Mississippi State for Central Florida and South Florida.Bianchi dropped his million-dollars-down-the-rathole zinger in a column...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State adds Alabama high school defensive lineman Kendell Jones to its 2015 recruiting class.

Kendell Jones. Photo via 247Sports.com.Mississippi State had a busy Thursday. Pinson, Al high school rising senior defensive lineman Kendell Jones was one of three rising seniors to commit to the Bulldogs on Thursday.Jones is graded by Rivals.com as a three-star strongside defensive end. He attends Clay-Chalkville  High School in Pinson, Al. He stands 6'4", and weighs 250...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

All 2014 Raiders picks signed

The Raiders signed third-round draft pick Gabe Jackson to a four-year contract on Thursday afternoon. The offensive guard selected No. 81 overall from Mississippi State was the last member of the 2014 draft to autograph the dotted line. He did so well ahead of training camp thanks to a rookie wage scale with contract value precisely slotted into the draft order. By that rationale...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State adds Tennessee high school QB Nick Tiano to its 2015 recruiting class.

Nick Tiano. Photo via StudentSports.com.Mississippi State added a quarterback from Chattanooga  to its 2015 recruiting class. Chattanooga, Tn. high school rising senior QB Nick Tiano committed to Mississippi St. while in Starkville for a football camp.Tiano gave the reasons for his commitment to Bulldog Blitz's Robbie Faulk."I just loved the school since my first visit...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi St. adds Alabama high school cornerback Maurice Smitherman to its 2015 recruiting class.

Maurice Smitherman. Via The State. Mississippi State added a cornerback to its recruiting class of 2015. Adamsville, Al. high school rising senior cornerback Maurice Smitherman committed to the Bulldogs on Thursday.Smitherman attends Minor High School in Adamsville, Al. Rivals.com gives Smitherman a three-star rating, and ranks him at 39 on its list of 2015 cornerback prospects....
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Sign Third-Round Pick G Gabe Jackson

  The Raiders announced the signing of third-round pick G Gabe Jackson to a four-year contract on Thursday. Oakland now has their entire 2014 draft class under contract. Jackson should provide them with some much needed offensive line depth in the coming years. At Mississippi State, he started all 52 games at left guard over the course four years. Jackson was a two-time All...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen Refuses To Call Ole Miss By Name, Refers To Them As “School Up North”

One aspect of the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry is the teams refusing to call their opposing schools by name.  In Columbus, Urban Meyer and players refer to the Wolverines as “The School Up North.” Saying the word “Michigan” in the confines of the Woody Hayes Athletic Center can result in a penance fulfilled by pushups. The week of the Michigan game, the letter “M” is...
Via College Spun
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State lands high school defensive tackle Briston Guidry for its 2016 recruiting class.

Brison Guidry. Photo via insidemsusports.com.Mississippi State has added a second member to its 2016 recruiting class. Metairie, La. high school rising junior defensive tackle Briston Guidry committed to the Bulldogs on Wednesday.Guidry attends Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, La. He stands 6'2", and weights 265 pounds. He is graded as a four-star DT by 247Sports...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State beats Ole Miss to 4-star DT

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen had another recruiting coup on Wednesday when he beat Ole Miss to four-star defensive tackle Briston Guidry. Guidry, who plays at Archbishop Rummel in Metairie, LA, is 6ft2 and weighs 265lbs, and will play for Dan Mullen’s 2016 class. Guidry had also been offered by Tennessee, Louisville and Southern Miss, and recruited by but not offered...
Via SEC Football Blog
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ole Miss denied Super Regional clash with Mississippi State

OXFORD, Miss. -- The Magnolia state was close to a civil war. The state can barely handle the one time per year Ole Miss and Mississippi State meet in football's Egg Bowl. A whole weekend of the baseball version, an NCAA Super Regional for a berth in the College World Series? Twitter wouldn't have been able to handle the 140-character assaults. The in-state Internet attacks...
Via Fox Sports South
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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