MISSISSIPPI STATE RUMORS

2016 SEC Country Power Poll: Where Mississippi State is ranked (Week 14)

Mississippi State finished the regular season 5-7. But the Bulldogs have another game — they’re playing Miami (Ohio) in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Dec. 26. That’s a big deal consider the way Mississippi State’s season was all over the place in 2016. “This is a great opportunity for one of the winningest senior classes in school history and for our program to build momentum...
Via SEC Country
10 hours ago

Peters goes for 24, Mississippi St over Georgia St 82-60

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Lamar Peters had a career-best 24 points to lead Mississippi State to an 82-60 win over Georgia State on Sunday.�� Peters, a freshman, made a career-best six three-pointers in nine attempts as Mississippi State (6-2) won its third straight.   Fellow freshman Mario Kegler also had a career-best 16 points and was 4 of 8 beyond the arc. MSU made a season...
Via Associated Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State, North Texas headed to bowls at 5-7

Mississippi State and North Texas are heading to bowls with 5-7 records. North Texas is even facing a team it already played six weeks ago. With 80 bowl spots to fill, some postseason games ended up with odd matchups - and teams with losing records. It's similar to last year, when there when there also weren't enough .500 teams to fill all the spots. North Texas faces Army in...
Via Associated Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Streaking Miami (Ohio) gets crack at Mississippi State

Miami (Ohio) (6-6, Mid-American Conference) vs Mississippi State (5-7, SEC), Dec. 26, 10 a.m. EST LOCATION: St. Petersburg, Florida. TOP PLAYERS Miami (Ohio): WR James Garner, 40 receptions, 658 yards, 3 TDs. Mississippi State: QB Nick Fitzgerald, 21 TD passes, 14 TD rushes. NOTABLE Miami (Ohio): The RedHawks were the only team in the country to start 0-6 and finish 6-6. Miami...
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State is Officially Going to the St. Petersburg Bowl

Yup. It’s official. With a high enough APR along with a couple of bowl vacancies, Mississippi State is able to make a bowl game this season. Our @NCAA Academic Progress Rate is 971, which is 12 points higher than the national average!#ItJustMeansMore #HailState pic.twitter.com/HgGm3bUED8— MSU Football (@HailStateFB) December 4, 2016 Bowl Selection Sunday....
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
12 hours ago

Mississippi State Bowl Game Announced

Mississippi State will be going bowling for the seventh straight year – this time in St. Petersburg, Florida. It’s called the St. Petersburg Bowl We’ll be playing Miami (OH) Kickoff is set for 11:00 AM Central on December 26th Miami (OH) finished the year 6-6 in the MAC. They had a really strange year, losing […] Mississippi State Bowl Game Announced - Maroon and White Nation...
Via Maroon and White Nation
13 hours ago

ESPN Reports Mississippi State will Play in St. Petersburg Bowl

Bowl predictions are meaningless because everything changes very, very quickly. There’s been no certainty about where Mississippi State will land for its bowl game. Things have changed very, very quickly. It was at one time thought Mississippi State would end up either in Las Vegas or the Dallas-Fort Worth area for a bowl game. Well, things changed. ESPN’s Brett McMurphy is...

Report: Mississippi State to play Miami (OH) in St. Petersburg Bowl

Mississippi State will be one of two teams playing in a bowl game with a 5-7 record this season. And now we may know the Bulldogs’ destination. According to a report from ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Mississippi State is slated to play Miami Ohio in the St. Petersburg Bowl. St. Pete Bowl: Mississippi State vs. Miami, Ohio; Vegas Bowl: San Diego State/Wyoming winner vs. Houston, industry...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

No. 6 Mississippi State rallies, tops Iowa State 85-81 in OT

AMES, Iowa (AP) Morgan William scored 24 points, Victoria Vivians had 16 and sixth-ranked Mississippi State overcame a 17-pointy deficit to beat Iowa State 85-81 in overtime Saturday. Roshunda Johnson's 3-pointer with 11 seconds left in the fourth quarter forced overtime for the Bulldogs (8-0). They trailed by 11 with 10 minutes left. Mississippi State controlled the overtime...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State DE Anfernee Mullins announces transfer

A Mississippi State freshman will not be back with the team next season. Bulldogs freshman defensive end Anfernee Mullins announced his intentions to transfer from the program on Friday. “After much thoughts and consideration I have made my mind up to transfer from Mississippi State University and pursue my education and football career elsewhere,” Mullins wrote via Twitter...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Coaching Rumors: Dan Mullen’s name ‘gaining some traction’ for Oregon opening

Multiple SEC coaches have been rumored as candidates for the Oregon head coaching vacancy. One coach’s name is starting to heat up: Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen. According to Sports Illustrated’s Pete Thamel, Mullen’s name has been “gaining some traction” as a possible candidate with the Ducks. The Bulldogs finished with a 5-7 record in 2016, but according to Thamel...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Quinndary Weatherspoon Will Play Tonight

Mississippi State’s star will return from injury tonight. What was expected to originally be a season ending injury for Quinndary Weatherspoon is apparently something he’ll be able to play through. Guess who's back... pic.twitter.com/hz0mlUVi6S— MSU Men's Basketball (@HailStateMBK) December 2, 2016 There had been rumors recently that Weatherspoon might be able...

Mississippi State guard Quinndary Weatherspoon to return this season

Earlier this season, it was thought that Mississippi State basketball had lost leading scorer Quinndary Weatherspoon for the season. In an 80-68 win over Boise State, Weatherspoon suffered ligament damage in his wrist. He played through the end of that weekend, beatin UTEP 61-54 two days later, but it was later announced that he’d need surgery and miss around six months, ending...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

WATCH: Relentless: Mississippi State Football - 2016 Episode XIII, "The Ecstasy of Gold"

POLL: Which Bowl Destination would you Prefer?

The Bulldogs are looking at a number of options for a potential bowl game, and we ask which one you hope the Bulldogs land in? So we know the Mississippi St. Bulldogs are going to go to a bowl game. The only thing we don't know is which bowl that will be. The destination will finally come into place after this weekend when the conference championships are played. Once we know which...

Nick Tiano Announces He’ll Transfer From Mississippi State

Redshirt freshman quarterback Nick Tiano announced today that he intends to transfer away from Mississippi State. This comes after Damian Williams announced right before the Egg Bowl that he intended to transfer away from MSU. To the Bulldog Family, pic.twitter.com/eJqKqzXKg7— Nick Tiano (@NickTiano) November 30, 2016 With Tiano’s transfer, all three of the quarterbacks...

Mississippi State’s Potential Bowl Destinations

Mississippi State news and notes right here. As you know by now, MSU will be going bowling despite its 5-7 record. This is because there are four remaining bowl slots after all the 6-win teams will be chosen, and State has the second best APR among the pool of 5-7 teams. Here are our most […] Mississippi State’s Potential Bowl Destinations - Maroon and White Nation - Maroon and...
Via Maroon and White Nation
5 days ago

Okorie helps No. 7 Mississippi State rout Hawaii 66041

HONOLULU (AP) Chinwe Okorie scored 18 points to lead No. 7 Mississippi State to a 66-41 win over Hawaii in the final day of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown on Sunday. Okorie, a 6-foot-5 senior center, made eight of her 10 shots and had seven rebounds Victoria Vivians, the tournament's most outstanding player, added 10 points for the Bulldogs (7-0) It was the lowing scoring output...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Egg Bowl Photo Gallary

Mississippi State won the 2016 Egg Bowl in commanding fashion: 55-20. Here are the pictures…. The Bulldogs were a 10 point underdog in this game, and whipped OM up and down the field to win by five touchdowns. Let’s have a look at what the photographers captured from this most joyous victory: 1. FITZ! 258 […] 2016 Egg Bowl Photo Gallary - Maroon and White Nation - Maroon and...
Via Maroon and White Nation
8 days ago

Mississippi State Bulldogs in the NFL: Week 11 Report

The Mississippi State Bulldogs have a proud tradition in the NFL, and it continues in week 11 of the 2016 season. From an amazing game in Mexico City, to the longest winning streak in franchise history, the Bulldogs are everywhere. Did I mention the longest winning streak in franchise history? It’s not just any NFL […] Mississippi State Bulldogs in the NFL: Week 11 Report - Maroon...
Via Maroon and White Nation
11 days ago

WATCH: Relentless: Mississippi State Football - 2016 Episode XII, "Never Give Up"

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