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Jeffery Simmons Made the Right Choice In Mississippi State

Jeffery Simmons made the right decision to stay... Now what will he do in the upcoming 2018 season? In 2016 Mississippi State signed a solid recruiting class along with its first five star recruit, Jeffery Simmons. A product of Macon Mississippi, Simmons was the number one recruit from the state of Mississippi and considered a top ten recruit nationally by 247 Sports. The 6 foot...
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56 minutes ago

Why Mississippi State’s Aeris “A-Train” Williams is the SEC’s top running back

Ready to lead the Bulldogs in a highly anticipated season, Williams may just elevate himself into a conversation beyond the SEC. It’s easy for stars to get lost in the Southeastern Conference (SEC), much less its ever competitive western division, ultimately paving the way for a diamond in the rough. With names such as Bo Jackson, Herschel Walker, Emmitt Smith, Mark Ingram, and Leonard...
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2 hours ago

Alabama holds off Mississippi State charge, 68-62

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Braxton Key scored 16 points and Dazon Ingram made two free throws with 21 seconds left to lift Alabama to a 68-62 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday night.
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15 hours ago

The 3-pointer: What we learned from Alabama basketball’s win over Mississippi State

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama basketball needed all 40 minutes to put away the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Saturday night. After building a 20-point lead, Alabama watched it all slip away and had to hang on for a 68-62 victory inside Coleman Coliseum. Alabama was without star freshman Collin Sexton (abdominal) for the second straight game. Offense needed Alabama missed Collin Sexton...
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15 hours ago

Is Mississippi State Basketball On the Cusp of Sustained Success?

A Deeper Look at the History of Year 4’s When Ben Howland came to Mississippi State University there was a relief of sorts. Mississippi State finally had their man. Howland was a proven winner. At every stop in his career came NCAA appearances. He is responsible for one appearance for the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks. He guided Pittsburgh to the Sweet 16 in his final two years with...

Report: Alabama’s Collin Sexton to be game-time decision vs. Mississippi State

Against Auburn, Alabama didn’t need star freshman point guard Collin Sexton to pull of a 76-71 win over the previously undefeated Tigers. But with that said, the Tide don’t want to be without their best player for long. Sexton is clearly making progress in his return from an abdominal strain, but it is still up in the air whether he’ll take the court for Saturday’s game against Mississippi...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Bulldogs look to 3-star Mississippi talents to round out 2018 receiving class

Receivers Johnquarise Patterson and Cameron Gardner committed to State ahead of Signing Day Mississippi State’s 2018 class is loaded with receiving talent, a position that has not traditionally been boasted by the Bulldogs. As signing day approaches many of the receivers have already been locked in thanks to early signing day, but more signatures could round off an already stellar...

Former Mississippi State defensive coordinator Peter Sirmon out at Louisville after one season

Even with Todd Grantham leaving with Dan Mullen to go to Florida, it’s still very clear it won the defensive coordinator “trade” it made with Louisville. Especially when you consider that Louisville has now parted ways with Peter Sirmon. Louisville coach Bobby Petrino announced that Sirmon was stepping down after one season with Louisville. “I would like to thank Peter Sirmon for...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Cowbell on Campus: 2018 Football Predictions

Hosts, Landon Young and Addison Thigpen, predict wins and losses for the 2018 Mississippi State Football team. Hosts, Landon Young and Addison Thigpen, predict wins and losses for the 2018 Mississippi State Football team in this week’s episode of Cowbell on Campus.

Mississippi State Named a #1 Seed by the NCAA Selection Commitee

Prior to their big game against Tennessee, the Bulldogs were ranked #2 overall by the selection committee. State was one of 6 SEC Teams ranked in the Top 16. The NCAA Selection Committee announced their first rankings of the season Thursday Night which featured 6 SEC Teams. It was no surprise that Mississippi State was named a #1 seed, but it was a minor surprise that the Bulldogs...

Are we still dealing with a Rick Ray hangover?

Is Mississippi State’s Men’s Basketball team suffering from a Rick Ray hangover? An all too familiar feeling is yet again sweeping through the Mississippi State fan base. Mediocrity. You would think that a team that started 12-1 would have plenty of hype surrounding it, with most fans already eyeing a spot in the Big Dance. But as we have seen all too often, our team of very talented...

NCAAW: UConn, Mississippi State sit atop first NCAA Women’s Basketball Committee top 16 reveal

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2 days ago

NCAAW: UConn, Miss. St., UL, Oregon No. 1 in top 16

The three undefeated teams in women's college basketball -- UConn, Mississippi State, and Louisville -- are all projected No. 1 seeds in the NCAA's first reveal of its top 16. The list is based on data through the games of Tuesday, Jan. 16.
Via ESPN
2 days ago

ESPN’s “The Bear” Suggests Mississippi State is a Potential 2018 College Gameday Site

Mississippi State has a chance to host College Gameday in one of their biggest conference games of the season. Chis Fallica is a Senior Researcher for ESPN’s College Gameday. He is commonly referred to as “The Bear” and is one of the highlights of the show. Today Fallica was tweeting some of the more interesting match-ups in the 2018 College Football Season where Gameday could land...

Mississippi State podcast: Cornerback, OL are positions to watch as MSU finishes up 2018 recruiting class

Welcome to More Cowbell, SEC Country’s daily podcast about Mississippi State sports with host Brandon Walker. With 15 signees already wrapped up as part of the 2018 recruiting class, Mississippi State will spend the final 3 weeks before National Signing Day by putting the finishing touches on coach Joe Moorhead’s first class in Starkville. With as many as six spots remaining in...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

A Minor League Baseball Team in California Wants to Build America’s Biggest Cowbell

I say we go to war over Cowbells. It’s very reasonable. Mississippi State and Cowbells are inseparable. Cowbells are part of the brand. Just like maroon and cheese and other great things. Cowbells are ours. We even have an official cowbell. I’ve seen tailgaters drink beer out of their cowbells before stumbling through the gates at a football game. And now, some minor league baseball...

What to look for in NCAA's first reveal of top 16 seeds

Will Rutgers, the biggest surprise of the season so far, wind up in the NCAA's top 16 seeds on Thursday night? What seed will South Carolina land? Will Baylor join UConn, Louisville and Mississippi State on the top line?
Via ESPN
3 days ago

It’s Always Sunny in Starkville: Is Aric Holman a Legit NBA Prospect?

Aric Holman has become an integral part of the Mississippi State Men’s team, but can he make the jump to the next level? Editor Justin Strawn hosts It’s Always Sunny in Starkville. You can download the Bulldog Sports Radio app for iOS and Android devices. Special thanks to Cherokee Valley Golf Club for making the show possible. You can click here to request a tee time online.

Mississippi State Needs to Reignite an Old Rivalry to Keep Postseason Hopes Alive

The Bulldogs have 0 road wins on the season and desperately need one on Saturday. The Mississippi State Alabama Rivalry was at its peak in the early 2000’s. Mark Gottfried, Rick Stansbury, Lawrence Roberts, and the list goes on and on. One of my favorite moments in Mississippi State Men’s Basketball Period is this 2004 Basketball win at Coleman Coliseum: But for as much fun as the...

Joe Moorhead Will Be The Greatest Coach In Mississippi State Football History

Joe Moorhead is bringing an offense that the SEC doesn’t see often. On November 28, 2017, Penn State Offensive Coordinator Joe Moorhead was hired as the next head coach for the Mississippi State Bulldogs. This will be Moorhead’s first head coaching job since he left the Fordham Rams of the FCS, which was also his alma mater. Moorhead is bringing with him something that will take...

Mississippi State rolls to 80-62 victory over Vanderbilt

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Quinndary Weatherspoon had 19 points and Aric Holman added 18 points and a career-high 14 rebounds to lead Mississippi State to an 80-62 win over Vanderbilt on Tuesday at Humphrey Coliseum.
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4 days ago

Football Coaching Staff: Whole is Greater than Sum of its Parts

As Head Coach Joe Moorhead finalizes his staff, it looks as if they check all of the relevant boxes. Because college football fans are college football fans, we love to give our opinions about who should serve as assistant coaches for our favorite team. Immediately upon the hiring of Joe Moorhead as the new head coach at Mississippi State, Bulldog fans commenced the debate about...

Mississippi State podcast: The 2018 version of the SEC will make a big run for MSU possible

Welcome to More Cowbell, SEC Country’s daily podcast about Mississippi State sports with host Brandon Walker. It’s no secret that Mississippi State is poised to have a strong football team in 2018. With two talented quarterbacks, a full stable of running backs, one of the SEC’s best offensive lines and a defensive line that could be among the nation’s best, MSU will have the...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

It’s Always Sunny in Starkville: Mississippi State Men’s Basketball is Broken

The Bulldogs won’t get better until the shooters start hitting outside shots. Editor Justin Strawn hosts It’s Always Sunny in Starkville. You can download the Bulldog Sports Radio app for iOS and Android devices. Special thanks to Cherokee Valley Golf Club for making the show possible. You can click here to request a tee time online.

LOOK: Mississippi State’s Davis Wade Stadium looks beautiful with snow

The sight of snow at Mississippi State’s Davis Wade Stadium doesn’t happen often. But when it does, it’s something to behold. On Tuesday, Mississippi State’s Twitter account published an image of light snow at the Bulldogs’ home. It was part of a day when many parts of the Southeast faced cold temperatures and the possibility of snow. When the white stuff falls deep in SEC country...
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5 days ago
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