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Mississippi State lands verbal commitment from Missouri running back Alec Murphy

Mississippi State reportedly landed its second 2015 football verbal commitment of the day late Friday. Three-star Missouri high school running back Alec Murphy has committed to the Bulldogs, according to reports by 247 Sports, Rivals.com and Scout.com. Murphy (6-foot-1, 222 pounds) joins Hoover (Ala.) wide receiver Justin Johnson, who committed on Friday morning. Murphy, from Nixa...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Commit Jamal Peters Promises Bulldog Fans A National Championship

The Mississippi State football team picked up a huge commitment yesterday from four-star safety and the No. 1 recruit in the state, Jamal Peters. It was especially for MSU big because Peters has offers from other SEC powerhouses, like Alabama, Auburn, LSU and Texas A&M, among others. After he committed, Peters took to Twitter to make a promise to Bulldogs fans: that he will play...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Countdown: No. 9 Mississippi State

When Dan Mullen arrived as head coach in 2009, he brought an era of prosperity with him to Mississippi State football. A 5-7 opening salvo was followed by four straight winning seasons. In that same time span came four consecutive bowl appearances, the first time that's happened in Bulldogs history. Mississippi State is 3-1 in those four bowl games, and has a combined 31-21 record...
Via Fox Sports South
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pinson Valley RB Nick Gibson commits to Mississippi State over Alabama

Nick Gibson kept the Alabama recruiting momentum going for Mississippi State on Friday. The Pinson Valley running back committed to MSU over Alabama on Friday while on the school's Starkville campus for its Big Dawg camp. Gibson became the second Alabama recruit of the day to commit to the Bulldogs, joining Hoover wide receiver Justin Johnson. "They pushed for me hard...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamal Peters commits to Mississippi State

Jamal Peters put the exclamation mark on what is turning into a memorable day for Mississippi State. Peters, the state's top prospect, announced on Twitter that he has committed to the Bulldogs. The Bassfield safety is the sixth player to pledge to MSU's 2015 class at Big Dawg Day in Starkville. MSU now holds 24 commitments in the class. Peters released his top five earlier...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott Poised for Heisman Campaign

Following a strong showing during the second day of SEC Media Days, which some fans recognize as the unofficial start to the college football season, Dak Prescott must produce and live up to the hype that he is a “dark-horse” Heisman Trophy candidate.  Prescott fielded the frenzy of questions easily and charismatically, and he was fortunate enough not to worry about marijuana...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott Poised to Make Mississippi State History

HOOVER, Ala. — Here’s a fun party game for anyone steeped in SEC history: Pick an SEC school and start rattling off that school's...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Christopher Walken And Mississippi State Need More Cowbell

Christopher Walken is Mississippi State's new head coach and he needs more cowbell.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU’s Dan Mullen at SEC Media Days

Clanga! Clanga! Clanga! Mississippi State Coach Dan Mullen spoke at SEC Media Days on Tuesday. Here are some major points gleaned from his press conference: On MSU QB Dak Prescott: “Dak is a guy that because of his skill set, he can beat you with his arm, with his legs, he can run between the tackles and he can run in the open field. He has a lot going for him. But most importantly...
Via SEC Football Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott On Winning SEC: ‘We Wear Adidas, Nothing Is Impossible’

It’s been nearly 75 years since Mississippi State’s football team won the SEC. The Bulldogs last took home a conference championship in 1941.  Mississippi State is a popular “dark horse” team for the upcoming season. ESPN’s Jesse Palmer said back in May that the Bulldogs could “win the SEC West” and referred to quarterback Dak Prescott as a potential Heisman candidate...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State, Kansas State ADs Schedule Football Games On Twitter

Twitter is now becoming a venue for athletic directors to book college football games. Mississippi State’s Scott Stricklin and Kansas State’s John Currie had a brief exchange on the social media website Friday, where they agreed to have their football teams play each other in 2018 and 2019. At the end of a video supporting a charity for breast cancer research, Currie said, ...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletic directors from K-State and Mississippi State schedule football game on Twitter

There is snark tweets, funny tweets,  troll tweets and, yes, even LeBron James back-to-Cleveland tweets. But what about using 140 characters (or less) to set dates for future college football games? It happened. What started as some good-natured fun between athletic directors ended up in an agreement to meet on the gridiron. K-State AD John Currie got the conversation started when...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletic Directors Of Kansas State, Mississippi State Agree To Football Home-And-Home Series On Twitter

Well, this is a first. Twitter is usually good for plenty of different types of interactions relating to the college football world – trash talking, news breaking, debate, general conversation, etc. Watching two athletic directors negotiate a home-and-home series on the social media platform isn’t exactly a daily occurrence. Mississippi State AD Scott Stricklin and Kansas State...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Mississippi State players no longer on football team

Jordan Washington and Artimus Samuel are no longer on the Mississippi State's football team according to a team official. Washington was originally suspended indefinitely after he was arrested in April and charged with burglary and robbery. Washington, a defensive lineman, did not play last year for Mississippi State. Samuel, a tight end, left the team a school spokesperson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Mississippi State Football Is Calling Its Campus “Stark Vegas”

Mississippi State University is located in Starkville, Miss., a small southern town with a population just shy of 24,000. If you could look up The Opposite of Las Vegas in a dictionary, a place like Starkville would likely appear.  So it’s a little confusing why Mississippi State’s football program is comparing its hometown to the Nevada wonderland.  Ballers on campus today...
Via College Spun
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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