MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLDOGS NEWS

Kentucky ready to measure up in Stoops' third year?

They say that it takes until a coach's third full season before you can truly start judging his effect on a program. With that in mind, how will the Wildcats measure up as Mark Stoops enters his third year at the program's helm? Improvement was evident for Kentucky in 2014, as the team improved to five wins from just two the year before. The Wildcats did, however, lose their final...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State putting 'record payout' to good use for student-athletes

Mississippi State will be making the most of a record payout from the SEC Network and the College Football Playoff to help its student-athletes prepare for life after college. Like every school in the SEC, the Bulldogs will be receiving a payout of $31.2 million, and they have budgeted a portion of the funds to hire new support staff, including an additional "athletic trainer, nutritionist...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State schedules series with UMass

It isn’t very often that an SEC team travels to play a team in a city that averages temperatures below freezing in the winter time, but the Mississippi State Bulldogs will be doing just that when they head up to Foxborough, Massachusetts to play the Minutemen of Massachusetts in 2016. According to College Football Talk, the Bulldogs and Minutemen have scheduled a series to begin...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Seeks To End Losing Streak To New England

After Tulane maneuvered like the charter SEC member it once was and ran to the open arms of more money, Mississippi State was left with a hole in its 2016 football schedule. Thanks to some athletic director directing athletics, that hole has been filled with the doughy sweetness of UMass football, who is 5-31 in its three years in FBSFCS/Division I/I never learned the difference...
Via The Belly of the Beast
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UMass, Mississippi State announce 3-game football series

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State and Massachusetts have agreed to a three-game football series that begins in 2016 with a game at Gillette Stadium, which is the home of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. UMass will make return trips to Mississippi State in 2017 and 2020. Mississippi State, which announced the UMass series on Monday afternoon, needed to fill a...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: State will visit Gillette Stadium to play UMass in 2016

The Mississippi State Bulldogs will be making a rare Northeast road trip to play UMass in Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, in 2016, according to the Gazette Net. In return for the away game, the Bulldogs will play the Minutemen at home in Starkville in 2017 and 2020. Mississippi State was forced to quickly find an opponent for next season after Tulane recently...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Canceling with Mississippi State pays off for Tulane

Tulane football has canceled its scheduled visit to Mississippi State in 2016, and according to the Clarion-Ledger, it is a move that will pay off for the Green Wave. Despite needing to pay a $350,000 penalty as a result of breaking the schools' contract, Tulane will end up making more in the long run, as the Green Wave agreed to a more lucrative three-year series with Oklahoma...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State picked to finish last in SEC West

Mississippi State had one of the best seasons in its history in 2014, but that apparently hasn't earned them a lot of respect just yet.Athlon Sports released its 2015 season preview last week, and the Bulldogs were picked to finish last in the SEC West at 7-5 overall and 3-5 in conference play. That'd obviously be quite a drop-off from last year's 10-3 record and Capital One Bowl...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Lands Commitment From Big 2016 Offensive Lineman Colton Prater

Colton Prater, a three-star offensive lineman in the class of 2016, has committed to Texas A&M.  The 6-foot-4, 275-pound offensive guard out of Louisiana picked the Aggies over TCU and Mississippi State, among other programs.  He announced his commitment on Twitter.  Proud to announce I’ll be living my dream playing football at Texas A&M! #GigEm #MaroonGoons pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Robinson could be an impact player for Colts

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY SportsJosh Robinson was a sixth round pick by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2015 NFL Draft, and was expected to be a third-string running back. Those expectations are changing a bit as he has had a strong showing in OTA’s, and there is believe that he could very well have an impact during the upcoming season. According to Kevin Bowen of Colts.com, Robinson...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State plans to bring the 'Noise' in latest hype video

The world of college football outside of humble Starkville, Mississippi was introduced to the Bulldogs last season, as the team marched their way to an unprecedented run that would see Hail State become the first team ranked number one in the initial College Football Playoff Rankings.  While last season's team was only the second Mississippi State team to reach the 10-win plateau...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State releases ‘Noise’ hype video

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are coming off of one of the most successful seasons in school history. This year, Dak Prescott will be looking to lead the team back to the top of the polls, so the university has released a hype video, titled “Noise,” to get fans excited for what is ahead in 2015. Check out the video below: Can’t get enough of Campus Sports? Follow us on Twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Releases “Noise” Hype Video Ahead Of 2015 Season

The 2014 campaign was historic for Mississippi State, as the Bulldogs, who started the season unranked, rose to No. 1 in the polls after huge victories over LSU, Texas A&M and Auburn in succession. While the squad didn’t finish the year how it wanted, it’s clear that Mississippi State football was as relevant as it’s been in quite some time this past year. Heading into...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Football: Video: Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott Surprises Kids Camp In Heartfelt Video

Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott is one of the top quarterbacks in the country. He’s a Heisman Trophy contender. A year from now, he’ll probably be in the NFL.  The Bulldogs’ senior QB is also a pretty awesome person, too.  Yesterday, Prescott surprised the campers at Camp Jabberjaw in Starkville. The camp aims to help children who “require augmentative and alternative...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Mississippi State mascot suing ESPN, Mississippi State

We’ve seen a few incidents involving vehicles and injuries at college football games. The most notable incident happened in 2008, when University of Houston receiver Patrick Edwards ran into a wagon and broke his leg during a Cougars game with Marshall. But during the 2013 Egg Bowl on ESPN, an ESPN golf cart hit Mississippi State’s bulldog mascot, causing the cheerleader...
Via Awful Announcing
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Michaela Mills, former cheerleader for Mississippi State ran over by an ESPN cart, suing ESPN

Michaela Mills, a former cheerleader for Mississippi State, is suing ESPN after she was ran over by an ESPN cart in 2013. state's mascot was just run over by the ESPN golf cart... pic.twitter.com/0NmjbzYHRT— 12 years a Shemwell (@Luke_Shem) November 29, 2013According to The Clarion-Ledger, Michaela Mills suffered a compound fracture during the 2013 Egg Bowl. Mills was dressed as...
Via Bob's Blitz
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-'Bully' mascot sues Mississippi State

A woman who used to serve as the Mississippi State "Bully" mascot reportedly is suing the school and ESPN over an injury she suffered during the Bulldogs' game against Ole Miss in 2013.    According to the Clarion-Ledger, Michaela Mills filed a lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Aberdeen, Miss. Mills suffered a broken leg when she was run over by an ESPN cart during the Egg...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Amazon confuses Ohio State and Mississippi State

Whoops. You only had one job, Mr. Amazon web designer. In a product page that surfaced on the Internet Wednesday, the folks at Amazon seemed to confuse the Mississippi State Bulldogs and Ohio State Buckeyes. The product is a “Mississippi State Quad Chair,” but the image attached features the Buckeyes logo. Uh oh @amazon @PhilHecken pic.twitter.com/NlSh7K580R — Reid Cure (...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Egg Bowl could be moved to Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is among the preeminent dates in the entire football schedule, and it appears another big game will join the list.  Ole Miss and Mississippi State have began talks to move the “Egg Bowl” toward a new date. The news was sparked when Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork made an appearance on the Paul Finnenbaum show that he had been in discussions with Mississippi...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Is A Slight Favorite Over Ole Miss In This Year’s Egg Bowl

An Egg Bowl victory? Ole Miss fans will drink to that The Mississippi State Bulldogs will host this year’s Egg Bowl match-up against rival Ole Miss on Saturday, November 28. Ole Miss won last year’s meeting, 31-17, but the oddsmakers feel the Bulldogs will emerge victorious in 2015. According to 5Dimes, MSU is a 2 1/2-point favorite over its archrival. The Egg Bowl was one of...
Via College Spun
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Egg Bowl moving to Thanksgiving Day?

The biggest day on the sports calendar in the Magnolia State could be moving to Thanksgiving Day, according to Ole Miss Athletic Director Ross Bjork. The huge rivalry game had national implications last season, as both teams entered the game ranked in the top-20.  Now that both programs have had excellent coaches in place for several years, Dan Mullen at Mississippi State and Hugh...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ole Miss, Mississippi State In Talks To Move Egg Bowl To Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is already a big one for college and NFL football, and it sounds like another prominent SEC rivalry may be joining the schedule. Ole Miss athletic director Ross Bjork was a guest on the Paul Finebaum show this afternoon, and said that he is in talks with Mississippi State’s Scott Stricklin about moving the Egg Bowl to Thanksgiving. Interesting details from Bjork interview...
Via College Spun
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Malik Newman explains picking Mississippi State over Kentucky

At one point in his recruitment, Malik Newman looked like he was destined for Lexington to play for the Kentucky Wildcats. Things changed though as his recruitment wore on. Between UK getting Isaiah Briscoe, Missipi State hiring Ben Howland and a number of other factors, Newman ultimately wound up picking Mississippi State. In his most […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Meat of the schedule: Texas A&M Aggies edition

The Texas A&M Aggies look to rebound from a tough 8-5 season that opened so promising as the nation witnessed the team destroy South Carolina 52-28, and in Columbia no less. The Aggies would rank as high as number six overall before losing to Mississippi State by 17 points following a 5-0 start to their 2014 campaign. Following the 3-5 finish, A&M fired defensive coordinator...
Via Fox Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

F Aric Holman Commits to Mississippi State

Three-star recruit Aric Holman, a 6’9″ power forward out of Kentucky’s Owensboro High School, will sign a letter of intent to play at Mississippi State next season. Steve Jones of the Courier-Journal reported the story. Holman had planned to reclassify to the class of 2016 and play a year at prep school, but now it appears he will head to the collegiate ranks immediately...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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