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Mississippi State beats Arkansas 78-46

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Gavin Ware scored 21 points, freshman Quinndary Weatherspoon added 16 points and Mississippi State easily beat Arkansas 78-46 Tuesday night. Arkansas took a 10-9 lead early in the first half, but Mississippi State (10-13, 3-8 Southeastern Conference) responded with the next 11 points and continued to pull away. The Bulldogs led 42-20 at halftime. The loss...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 11 Mississippi State women defeat No. 21 Missouri 52-42

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Morgan William scored 17 points and Victoria Vivians 13, and the two guards made big plays late in No. 11 Mississippi State's 52-42 victory over No. 21 Missouri on Sunday. Mississippi State (21-4, 8-3 SEC) led 45-42 when William scored and Vivians followed with a steal and 3-point play for an eight-point lead with a minute left. William added two free throws...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vivians leads No. 11 Mississippi State to 71-52 win over LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Victoria Vivians scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds and No. 11 Mississippi State took control early en route to a 71-52 win over LSU on Thursday night. Morgan William scored 11 points and Dominique Dillingham 10 for the Bulldogs (20-7, 7-3 SEC), who outscored the Tigers (8-15, 2-8) 20-6 in the second quarter to take a 30-16 lead. After a free throw...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Signee Fires Shots At Mississippi State, Dan Mullen After Decision

For many schools on National Signing Day, the goal is pretty simple to win their own backyard and their own home state by bringing in as many recruits as they can. For one top receiver, he couldn’t even get recruited by the program in his home town … and that bothers him. A.J. Brown is a four star receiver who signed with the Ole Miss Rebels. Brown went with Hugh Freeze’s team...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Starkville Native AJ Brown Criticizes Dan Mullen For Lack Of Recruitment After Signing With Ole Miss

This morning, Ole Miss won a big recruiting battle, picking up four-star wide receiver AJ Brown over Alabama and his hometown team Mississippi State.  AJ Brown taking his talents to Ole Miss. pic.twitter.com/oM6dQBzwzm — Michael Bonner (@MikeBBonner) February 3, 2016 After his decision, Brown apparently caught some heat from local Bulldog fans. He took to Twitter to rebuke those...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

5-star DE Jeffery Simmons picks Mississippi State over ‘Bama, Ole Miss

5-star defensive end Jeffery Simmons has shocked the recruiting scene nationwide in committing to Mississippi State over Ole Miss and Alabama. OFFICIAL: Jeffery Simmons has committed to MISSISSIPPI STATE over Ole Miss and Alabama. pic.twitter.com/nakO7DC6a4 — Robby Donoho (@RobbyDonoho) February 3, 2016 Simmons, who will soon graduate from Mississippi’s Noxubee County High...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star DE Jeffery Simmons Commits To Mississippi State Over Ole Miss, Alabama

Macon (Miss.) Noxubee County five-star defensive end Jeffery Simmons pulled a bit of a shocker minutes ago when he announced his commitment to Mississippi State over Ole Miss and Alabama. Ole Miss had been considered the favorite for Simmons with Alabama making a late push as well.  OFFICIAL: Jeffery Simmons has committed to MISSISSIPPI STATE over Ole Miss and Alabama. pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Draft Prospect: Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit We’re all aware of the ungainly elephant in the room for the Texans this offseason...
Via cover32
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: 4-Star OG Stewart Reese Commits To Mississippi State

Fort Pierce (Fla.) Central four-star offensive guard Stewart Reese has committed to Mississippi State, according to multiple reports.  Reese chose the Bulldogs over Syracuse.  .@FPCFootball OT Stewart Reese (No. 1 @TCPalm Super 11) has committed to #MississippiState. #HailState #TCPrepZone — Jon Santucci (@JonSantucci) February 1, 2016 247Sports three-star OL Stewart Reese...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Farrar, 2-Sport Athlete, Flips From Mississippi State To Oklahoma

It was just last week that Mississippi State gained the services of two-sport athlete Zach Farrar – who stars at both wide receiver and outfielder. Sunday night, Farrar announced that he’s instead heading to Norman, Oklahoma to play for the Sooners. Farrar dropped the news via Twitter, and added that there was nothing “negative” about MSU that made him change his mind. Farrar...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 13 Mississippi State women beat Arkansas 65-55

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Victoria Vivians scored 17 points and No. 13 Mississippi State never trailed and beat Arkansas 65-55 on Sunday. Dominique Dillingham and Morgan William added 11 points apiece for the Bulldogs (19-4, 6-3 SEC), whose win follows the program's first ever against Tennessee, a 65-63 overtime victory on Friday. Jessica Jackson and Jordan Danberry each had 12...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott shines in Senior Bowl

In Saturday’s Senior Bowl, several prominent college football quarterbacks duked it out, each trying to one up the other with NFL scouts watching attentively. Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott shone the brightest of all of them in the college all-star game, helping lead the South team to a 27-16 victory over the North team. Prescott was a bit of a forgotten man at the...
Via EndZoneScore
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State rides big first half past Missouri, 76-62

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Malik Newman scored 19 points and Quinndary Weatherspoon added 18 points and 14 rebounds as Mississippi State built a big first-half lead and cruised to a 76-62 win over Missouri Saturday night. Weatherspoon drilled a 3-pointer in the first minute of the game to get the Bulldogs out of the blocks quickly and the team never trailed the rest of the way. Newman...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State SID wants to “train” local reporters: “everything needs to come through us”

From South Carolina to Michigan to Illinois to Idaho and Houston, college football programs have often tried to control their media coverage, and it usually hasn’t ended well for them. Now, it seems Mississippi State is getting in on the game. Football Scoop’s Scott Roussel wrote a post Friday about a tweet from Mississippi State assistant athletic director/media relations Bill...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott finding comfort under center

Mississippi State Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott had one of the most impressive days of any quarterback in Mobile for the Senior Bowl on Tuesday afternoon. Prescott was working under center and attempting to improve his footwork, while showing off a strong arm and high energy throughout practice. For Prescott, it was the perfect way to start off the week. Following Tuesday’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott discusses Tebow comparisons, working with NFL staff

As a member of the South squad at the 2016 Reese’s Senior Bowl, Mississippi State Bulldogs quarterback Dak Prescott has the opportunity to work closely with the Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff. For a player who is attempting to gain more comfort under center, the opportunity to work with an NFL staff closely for a week is a valuable learning experience. “It was cool,”...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia, Mississippi State Nab Commitments From Recruits Over Florida Schools

With just over one week to go until National Signing Day, recruits took some of their final official visits to colleges across the country this weekend. For both the Georgia Bulldogs and the Mississippi State Bulldogs, the weekend ended by getting commitments from recruits that had either been leaning toward a program from the state of Florida or were committed at one point. Georgia...
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2-sport athlete Zach Farrar commits to Mississippi State

Class of 2016 baseball and three-star football star Zach Farrar has committed to play both sports at Mississippi State, according to a tweet from Farrar himself. I HAVE OFFICIALLY COMMITTED TO PLAY FOOTBALL AND BASEBALL AT MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY!! #HAILSTATE 🐶🐾 #CLANGA🔔 pic.twitter.com/qicSiBVBzX — Zach Ballout Farrar (@ZachFarrar3) January 21, 2016 Farrar, who...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

2-Sport Athlete Zach Farrar Commits To Mississippi State For Baseball And Football

Mississippi State picked up a talented wide receiver this afternoon… and an outfielder as well. Zach Farrar, a two sport athlete out of Texas, committed to the Bulldogs, and plans to play both baseball and football. I HAVE OFFICIALLY COMMITTED TO PLAY FOOTBALL AND BASEBALL AT MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY!! #HAILSTATE #CLANGA pic.twitter.com/qicSiBVBzX — Zach Ballout Farrar ...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State QB Elijah Staley quits hoops, will focus on football

Mississippi State quarterback Elijah Staley has announced that he will leave the Bulldogs’ basketball team and focus all of his efforts on football. Staley announced his decision in a statement posted to Twitter. #HailState pic.twitter.com/BACLF2QKuU — Elijah Staley (@ES14_) January 18, 2016 A freshman from the Atlanta area, Staley graded as a four-star prospect in football...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: USC losing LB coach Peter Sirmon to Mississippi State

USC linebackers coach and recruiting coordinator Peter Sirmon will reportedly be the next defensive coordinator at Mississippi State, according to Lindsey Thiry of the Los Angeles Times. Sirmon, 38, has spent the past two seasons at USC. Before coming to USC, Sirmon was the linebackers coach under Steve Sarkisian at Washington. He was at Tennessee as the Vols linebackers coach in...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State wants to hire Ed Orgeron as defensive coordinator

Mississippi State is making a strong push to hire Ed Orgeron as their defensive coordinator, according to a report. Football Scoop reported the news and says Dan Mullen even tried to hire Coach O last year. Sources tell FootballScoop Dan Mullen is “all in” on Ed Orgeron for his defensive coordinator position https://t.co/5z9xIe88My — FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) January...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen’s getting close to leaving Mississippi State

If you believe the news, Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen is talking to Miami about the head coaching job in Coral Gables. The connection for Mullen and Miami isn't a particularly difficult one. Mullen was the offensive co-ordinator and quarterbacks coach at Florida between 2005 and 2008, and is know as one of the better quarterback coaches in the game. Under Mullen's leadership...
Via SEC Football Blog
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott writes emotional letter to Bulldogs fans

When it’s all said and done, quarterback Dak Prescott may go down as the best player to ever suit up for the Mississippi State Bulldogs’ football team. After arriving on campus from rural Louisiana and going through personal hardship during his time there, Prescott plays his final home game for the school this weekend against rival Ole Miss. Before this weekend’s game, Prescott...
Via Gamedayr
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Mississippi St. to honor fallen teammate vs. Alabama

Mississippi State is getting ready to face No. 2 Alabama in an SEC West showdown. The Bulldogs will be making their way onto the field with heavy hearts, as they mourn the loss of one of their teammates. Defensive lineman Keith Joseph Jr. was killed in a car wreck last week along with his father Keith Joseph Sr., also a former Bulldog. The entire team joined family and friends...
Via Gamedayr
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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