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Darius Slay Signs Contract Extension Worth $50.2 Million

Former Mississippi State cornerback Darius Slay is a lot richer than he was when he woke up yesterday morning. Slay, who played with the Bulldogs in 2011 and 2012, has signed a contract extension with the Detroit Lions through 2020. Lions officially announce Darius Slay extension. CB signed through 2020— Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) July 29, 2016 Slay has made 36...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
3 hours ago

John Cohen Signs Four Year Contract Extension, Named Associate Athletic Director

Well, after winning the first SEC Regular Season Championship since 1989 and guiding the Bulldogs to host a Super Regional, John Cohen has been given a four year contract extension. BREAKING | @Coach_Cohen Agrees to Four-Year Extension with MSU Baseball. #HailStatehttps://t.co/9qKpiMUy1s pic.twitter.com/SxHO6bYxFe— MSU Baseball (@HailStateBB) July 29, 2016 The extension...
Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
19 hours ago

Summer School: MSU Basketball’s Lost Years

MSU basketball’s golden years feature two-thirds of the program’s SEC championships, but are often forgotten. MSU men’s basketball hasn’t made the NCAA Tournament since 2009, as the curse of Hank Flick continues to haunt the Bulldogs. There was once, however, a time when MSU had great basketball teams. I don’t mean good ones like Coach Stansbury had – […] Summer...
Via Maroon and White Nation
1 day ago

Mississippi State has Netflix for Football Tickets?

Well, Scott Stricklin is known to be innovative and here’s something new that I’ve never seen before. The Mississippi State athletic department has started up a program called Blitz. Blitz is apparently meant to help fans that live within 60 miles of Starkville get tickets for sporting events by giving you an on demand option as to whether or not you will go to the game. ...

Clanga! Mississippi State Earns Commitment from Junior College Safety Jaquarius Landrews

The 21st verbal commitment for Dan Mullen’s class of 2017 came from Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Jaquarius Landrews. Co-Lin CC DB Jaquarius Landrews has committed to Mississippi State.— Steve Robertson (@ScoutSteveR) July 28, 2016 Landrews is a sure tackling safety standing at 6-1 and 200 pounds. He’s one of three safeties in this recruiting cycle to commit...

The Mississippi State Fan Bucket List

There are some things every Mississippi State fan must do to get the full Bulldog experience. Every school has things unique to only them, and Mississippi State is no different. If you have the chance to go to a New Year’s Day Bowl game or a road basketball game you should definitely do it, but […] The Mississippi State Fan Bucket List - Maroon and White Nation - Maroon and White...
Via Maroon and White Nation
2 days ago

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Mississippi State Tight End C.J. Sirmones Killed in Tennessee

The news broke today that C.J. Sirmones was killed in Tennessee Tragedy has struck again and Mississippi State has lost another former player this offseason. C.J. Sirmones was murdered last night in Tennessee. BREAKING: Former MSU tight end CJ Sirmones was killed last night according to Lawrence County (TN) Sheriff's Office. Ruled a homicide. — Joel Coleman (@JoelTColeman...

Mississippi State Football Opponents to Know: Gus Malzahn

We take a look at an offensive and defensive player from the 2016 Mississippi State Football opponents who will likely play a key part in the season, plus the opposing head coach. The Mississippi State Football team will take on three teams this season which have coaches who might be coaching for their jobs. The […] Mississippi State Football Opponents to Know: Gus Malzahn - Maroon...
Via Maroon and White Nation
3 days ago

Summer School: Close Games vs. Auburn

Without a doubt, Auburn has been a thorn in Mississippi State’s side over the years. It seems as though the Tigers have a special affinity for winning close games against the Bulldogs. In more recent years that’s been the case in 2001, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2013. There are more Auburn thorns from the more distant […] Summer School: Close Games vs. Auburn - Maroon and White...
Via Maroon and White Nation
4 days ago

Nick Tiano will have a say in the Quarterback Battle

Most people have given the quarterback job for the Mississippi State football team to Nick Fitzgerald, but Nick Tiano could sneak in and take the job. Conventional wisdom has told Mississippi State football fans that Nick Fitzgerald has the lead to win the starting job at quarterback this fall. Elijah Staley has the talent to […] Nick Tiano will have a say in the Quarterback Battle...
Via Maroon and White Nation
6 days ago

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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Mississippi State wide receiver killed in shooting

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) A spokesman for Mississippi State University is confirming the death of the school's former wide receiver Chris Smith. The Clarion Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/29EASJg ) reports that the 26-year-old Smith was shot and killed Friday night in Meridian. The Meridian Star reported (http://bit.ly/29Lhuzd ) Meridian Police Department Sgt. Dareall Thompson says authorities...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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

Mississippi State recruiting assistant Rod Gibson arrested for DUI

The Mississippi State Bulldogs’ coaching staff may have taken a bit of a hit over the weekend. Recruiting assistant Rod Gibson was arrested for DUI late Saturday night and released on bond. The Clarion-Ledger reported that the incident took place in Starkville around 1:30 a.m. Saturday night. No further details were released by the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Department. Gibson...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 13, 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

Miss. St. student dies after falling from Davis-Wade Stadium Jumbotron

A 21-year old Mississippi State student is dead after falling 18 feet from the Jumbotron at Davis-Wade Stadium. According to WTVA, Andrew Scott Demboski climbed the video board with two friends before falling, and died at approximately 1:30 a.m. More, from the report: Oktibbeha County Coroner Michael Hunt says Andrew Scott Demboski went into cardiac arrest and apparently died...
Via College Spun
May 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Mississippi State recruit Jeffery Simmons apologizes for punching woman in video

A former top-20 recruit is apologizing for being recorded punching a woman. Mississippi State signee Jeffery Simmons took to Facebook to issue an apology for his part in beating a woman which was recorded on camera. The video has made it online, and shows the defensive end pummeling the woman on the ground with both hands – it’s pretty tough to watch. He apologized to the...
Via The Comeback
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Top Mississippi St. recruit apologizes for beating up woman

Mississippi State football signee Jeffery Simmons apologized via Facebook for beating up a woman on video Thursday night. Video of Simmons and another woman beating up a woman was released by WCBI Saturday. The video shows Simmons and another woman punching and kicking a woman on the ground: Simmons wrote an apology on Facebook for his actions and said he was wrong. In his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott arrested for DUI

Former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott is one of the more intriguing NFL Draft prospects this year, given his ridiculously efficient college career with the Bulldogs. But Saturday night, some troubling news regarding Prescott was reported by The Clarion-Ledger. According to Michael Bonner and Sarah Fowler, Prescott was arrested and charged with driving under the influence...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

The NCAA funded a Mississippi State camp that turned out to be an NCAA violation

You don’t usually have to look hard to find NCAA hypocrisy, but the Clarion Ledger in Jackson, Mississippi has uncovered a particularly funny instance of it. Last June, Mississippi State’s director of operations Jason Ludwig, worked a free one-day camp in Los Angeles as part of the Latino Basketball Coaches Association, as he had been for nearly 10 years as a co-founder...
Via The Comeback
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: NFL prospect has wardrobe malfunction

Mississippi State defensive lineman Chris Jones was given the chance to show his stuff at the NFL Scouting Combine this weekend, but he showed way more than he would have liked to the folks in Indianapolis and on live television. Jones ran the 40-yard dash on Sunday and suffered a major wardrobe malfunction toward the end, with the crotch of his spandex shorts ripping apart mid...
Via The Sports Daily
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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