MISSISSIPPI STATE RUMORS

Mississippi State will use at least 2 QBs vs. South Alabama

It's not Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen's style to reveal much about his depth chart before the first game, so it came as quick a surprise when he announced a starting quarterback during this week's press conference. Mullen's announced that Nick Williams will be his starter. Only one problem - no such player exists on the roster. Can't say the coach doesn't have a sense of...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

POLL: How may wins will you be happy with in the 2016 Mississippi State football season without a win in the Egg Bowl?

Most people are projecting the Bulldogs to get back to a bowl for the seventh straight season, but those same people think it will be done without bringing the Golden Egg back to Starkville. Dan Mullen will enter the 2016 football season with something he has never had to deal with as the head coach of the Bulldogs. It’s something every Bulldog fan hates to see. A losing streak...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
10 hours ago

MVPs MVPs MVPs

Season Long looks at MVP Bulldogs For Each Game This is introducing a season long series looking at what I see as the Offensive and Defensive MVP for the past weeks game as well as trying to select a Rising Star that is either growing into a role with the team or has been playing but hasn’t stepped up until now. I will try to pick different...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
12 hours ago

MSU News & Notes |It’s Game Week

It’s finally game week and we’ve got some MSU news and notes for your pleasure. 1.0 – Dan Mullen says the quarterback will be “Nick Williams”. So in other words he hasn’t made a decision, although he essentially put Nick Tiano as the 3rd string QB saying he needed a little more time. So no […] MSU News & Notes |It’s Game Week - Maroon and White Nation - Maroon...
Via Maroon and White Nation
13 hours ago

Mississippi State Bulldogs Position Group Preview: Quarterbacks

Mississippi State’s quarterback battle has dominated offseason discussions. Here’s a look at the position Replacing Dak Prescott is not something that will be easy to do. Dak was a three star recruit out of Louisiana and became the best quarterback that Mississippi State had ever seen. But his legacy doesn’t stop there. He’s one of the best to ever play in the SEC and he’s...

2016 FBS Top 25 Poll: My Preseason Ballot

With the College Football season finally beginning, I decided to release my own FBS Top 25 Poll. We start off with the preseason poll which will be a good mark for the rest of the season. The 2016 season of FBS football is upon us, and it means that all is right within the world. […] 2016 FBS Top 25 Poll: My Preseason Ballot - Maroon and White Nation - Maroon and White Nation ...
Via Maroon and White Nation
1 day ago

Report: Mississippi State DL Nick James arrested

With less than one week until the 2016 college football schedule really kicks into full swing, teams are hoping to avoid distraction. Unfortunately for Dan Mullen and the Mississippi State football program, this weekend led to an arrest. According to Joel Coleman of the Starkville Daily, senior defensive lineman Nick James was arrested on a charge of public intoxication early...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Soccer Snags Sunday Victory over UT Martin

The win moves the Bulldogs .500 on the season. The Mississippi State Bulldogs gave up an early goal in their match against UT Martin Sunday, but they rallied to put three balls in the back of the net to pick up a 3-1 victory in Starkville. Saphyra Coombs-James scored the first goal of the contest on a backdoor header at the 14:19 mark to put UT Martin ahead 1-0. However, the Bulldogs...

WMD’s Mississippi State Preseason Preview: Defense

Mississippi State’s defense enters the 2016 with an entirely new staff and a bunch of fresh faces. Greetings, peeps! WMD has arrived at Maroon and White Nation. I wish it hadn’t taken me so long to get my first post up and going, but alas, real world responsibilities caused a delay. It’s game week, so […] WMD’s Mississippi State Preseason Preview: Defense - Maroon and White...
Via Maroon and White Nation
2 days ago

Mississippi State’s Nick James Reportedly Arrested

Can the offseason please be over? Right now? No more offseason please. The offseason needs to die. Right now. No more life for the offseason. It’s almost over anyway. But it needs to end right now. Mississippi State’s Nick James, the giant defensive lineman, was reportedly arrested for public intoxication last night. MSU’s Nick James arrested: https://t.co/Yve4wq2Rui—...

Will Dan Mullen be at MSU forever?

Talking heads always seem to be planning Dan Mullen’s “escape” from Starkville, but there are signs that will never happen. Allow me to theorize what Dan Mullen’s thought process has been throughout his tenure at MSU: Gets a SEC job at age 36 – awesome! Most likely expects to land a big job with pay […] Will Dan Mullen be at MSU forever? - Maroon and White Nation - Maroon...
Via Maroon and White Nation
4 days ago

Mississippi State Football Preseason Hype Video Released

With only 10 days left before kickoff between Mississippi State Football and the University of South Alabama at Davis Wade Stadium, Hail State Productions has released another high quality hype video for viewing. As expected, Derek Cody and crew has done an amazing job of getting your blood pumping before the 2016 Mississippi State Football […] Mississippi State Football Preseason...
Via Maroon and White Nation
6 days ago

WATCH: Relentless: Mississippi State Football - 2016 Trailer

Relentless: Mississippi State Football returns for a new season beginning September 1. Go behind the scenes with Mississippi State football every Thursday at 10 AM!

Mississippi State backup QB Staley transfers

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State's quarterback race is down to three candidates. The school announced on Friday that sophomore quarterback Elijah Staley has been granted his release and will transfer. Coach Dan Mullen said in a statement that Staley ''has always been a hard worker and a great teammate. We wish him nothing but the best as he pursues another opportunity...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Mississippi State running back says Dan Mullen called police on him for trespassing

Josh Robinson isn’t happy with his former head coach Dan Mullen. The former Mississippi State running back was cited for trespassing at the school’s training complex. According to Robinson, Mullen called the police on him. The Clarion-Ledger reports that a source told them a track coach called the police on Robinson after noticing his car was on the track. Robinson wasn’t...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State decides first-team reps with rock, paper, scissors

With the graduation of star quarterback Dak Prescott, Mississippi State is one of many SEC programs with a battle at the position on its hands. Four players—Nick Fitzgerald, Elijah Staley, Nick Tiano, and Damian Williams—are vying for the starting job, and no player has set himself apart. Mississippi State’s QBs are so close, in fact, that they had to play ‘rock, paper,...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Mississippi State QB Prescott acquitted of DUI

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) WTVA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2afJbxw ) that a municipal court has cleared former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott on charges of speeding and drunk driving. The Dallas Cowboys draft pick appeared in Starkville Municipal Court on Wednesday to answer the charges, and was found not guilty. Prescott was accused of driving 41 mph in a 25 mph zone...
Via Associated Press
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Bulldogs: Exclusive Interview with 2017 QB Keytaon Thompson

Keytaon Thompson is a four-star quarterback commit in the Mississippi State Bulldogs’ 2017 recruiting class. He is one of the most talented prospects in the entire class and there is real superstar potential in his game. There is no question that Thompson is the expected long-term quarterback for the program. At 6-foot-4 and 210 pounds, Thompson is one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks...
Via This Given Sunday
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Mississippi St. wideout Chris Smith shot to death per reports

Chris Smith, a former wide receiver at Mississippi State from 2009 to 2013 was shot and killed in his hometown of Meridian, Miss. on Friday night. The police confirmed the tragic news to WTOK. Meridian Police Chief Benny Dubose confirms that Chris Smith was shot and killed at Frank Berry Courts on 8th St. Friday night. Authorities say they are investigating the cause of the...
Via College Spun
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi State's Mullen botches domestic violence issue at SEC meetings

HOOVER, Ala. — If you believe the SEC is a leader in dealing with the issue of domestic violence, you must not be listening to its words or watching its actions.On Monday, SEC commissioner Greg Sankey made a point of saying his conference has been "a national leadership position on this issue," before acknowledging there is still more work to be done. Some of that work apparently...
Via FOX Sports
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen Getting Blasted Over His Response To Jeffrey Simmons Domestic Abuse Situation

One of the four coaches at today’s SEC Media Days is Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen. Not surprisingly, Mullen has been peppered with some tough questions that have had nothing to do with football. Mullen and MSU took plenty of heat this off-season for the decision to admit five-star recruit Jeffery Simmons and suspend him for one game while he was facing charges for punching...
Via College Spun
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: Coveted Mississippi State Transfer Malik Newman Will Visit Kansas This Week

Former five-star prospect and Mississippi State transfer Malik Newman will be visiting Kansas this week, according to multiple reports. Newman just visited Oregon and has been linked with N.C. State and Miami as well.  Mississippi State transfer Malik Newman will visit Kansas starting on Tuesday #kubball — Matt Scott (@KUTheShiver) June 25, 2016 Mississippi State transfer Malik...
Via College Spun
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen trolls Michigan after with Jim Harbaugh at camp

Jim Harbaugh can certainly give it on Twitter. Can he take it? We’re about to find out. Harbaugh and his Michigan coaches were in Mississippi Wednesday, along with Dan Mullen and Mississippi State. After the camp, Mullen took a nice swipe at Michigan, posting a picture of the team’s 2011 Gator Bowl trophy. The Bulldogs blew out the Wolverines in that game, 52-14. Spending...
Via College Spun
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi State AD: Jeffery Simmons is ‘a unique case’

Remember Jeffery Simmons? He’s the Mississippi State signee who was seen on video in March beating up a woman on the ground during a fight. Well Mississippi State announced on Thursday that they would allow Simmons to enroll in the school and join the football team despite the misdemeanor assault charges he faces. Simmons will have to sit out the team’s first game of the season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Malik Newman to transfer from Mississippi State

The Mississippi State men’s basketball program is set to take a major loss. On Monday, reports surfaced that Rebels star guard Malik Newman is set to transfer. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein was first to report the news. Malik Newman has asked for his release from Mississippi State and intends to transfer, sources told @CBSSports. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 30, 2016 ...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss
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