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Mississippi State kicker Westin Graves retiring from football after back surgery

Mississippi State has an unexpected hole in its special teams to fill in 2017. Kicker Westin Graves announced his retirement from football Thursday in a letter to Mississippi State fans on Twitter. Graves had surgery on a herniated disk in his lower back this offseason but was informed by doctors that continuing to play would likely re-aggravate the injury. Graves began experiencing...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

Mississippi State veteran CB Cedric Jiles announces plan to transfer

Mississippi State appears to have lost a veteran defensive back heading into the 2017 season. Longtime Bulldogs corner Cedric Jiles announced his intention to transfer on Twitter on Thursday morning. Will be transferring after this semester — ced TYE jiles (@TyeJiles13) January 19, 2017 According to a report from Mississippi State beat reporter Logan Lowery, Jiles was granted...
Via SEC Country
7 hours ago

WATCH: Relentless: Mississippi State Women's Basketball - 2017 Episode III, "Congregation"

Coach and Bolt Sportscast-Coaches’ Film (Kentucky-Mississippi State recap)

Via For Whom the Cowbell Tolls
10 hours ago

Grading Mississippi State’s 2017 quarterback situation: Dan Mullen found another stud

The 2016 season is over, and rosters are starting to come together for 2017. It’s the perfect time to evaluate each team’s quarterback situation for next season. Quarterback issues were a significant part of the SEC’s struggles last season, but the conference has starters coming back 12 of the 14 schools. The turnaround should be immediate. However, Mississippi State has fewer quarterback...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Class of 2018 OL Kwatrivous Johnson commits to Mississippi State

Mississippi State received an in-state commitment on Wednesday, and it was a big one — literally. 2018 offensive lineman Kwatrivous Johnson committed to play for the Bulldogs and head coach Dan Mullen, according to Demetric Warren of varsitypreps.com. Breaking#MissState earns Commitment from 2018 Stud OL Kwatrivous Johnson (Greenwood HS, MS) @kwatrivous_j @coachgatew #HailState...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Bully BarkLine Welcomed Jay White to Discuss Big Week for Mississippi State

It’s still early in 2017, but if the rest of the year shapes up like last week, there are many good times for Mississippi State fans on the horizon. The Bully BarkLine is a weekly, hour long radio show and podcast dedicated to Mississippi St. Bulldogs sports. It is hosted by one of the editors of For Whom the Cowbell Tolls, Justin Strawn. You can hear the show every week on over...

Mississippi State Women’s Basketball Defeats Ole Miss 73-62

For the 6th consecutive time, Mississippi State women’s basketball has defeated Ole Miss, this time 72-63. With the win, Vic Schaefer’s squad moves to 19-0, the program’s best start in Mississippi State history. Your No. 4 Bulldogs have made history with the best start EVER by an MSU squad! 19-0! #HailState pic.twitter.com/R7zQ8USDu4— MSU W. Basketball (@HailStateWBK...

Mississippi State picks up All-American punter Tucker Day

Mississippi State had one of the worst punting units in the SEC in 2016, placing 12th out of 14 teams with fewer than 40 yards per punt. But that unit picked up a big boost with the addition of Tucker Day on Sunday, a U.S. Army All-American. I'm really excited and blessed to say that I have committed to play football at Mississippi State! @HailStateFB pic.twitter.com/c5OhE1uUba...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

Schnider Herard can be The Haitian Sensation

Schnider Herard had a breakout performance against Texas A&M. If his solid play continues, he’ll need a nickname and there is only one that will do. The Mississippi State Bulldogs Men’s Basketball team signed a talented but raw prospect when they landed Schnider Herard in the 2016 Signing Class. Herard has had a difficult time learning to play at the collegiate level. But...

Herard, Peters lead Mississippi St over Texas A&M 67-59

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Schnider Herard scored a career-high 16 points, Lamar Peters added 14 and Mississippi State beat Texas A&M 67-59 on Saturday. Mississippi State (12-4, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) won its third straight game heading into a showdown with No. 6 Kentucky on Tuesday. Herard, a freshman, made 5 of 7 shots from the field and 6 of 8 free throws. Peters, also...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Relentless: Mississippi State Women's Basketball - 2017 Episode II, "Edge of Seventeen"

Mizzou is Openly Copying the Left Field Lounge from Mississippi State Baseball

The Left Field Lounge is something that is unique to Mississippi State baseball. It is a well known tradition and is something that is sacred to Bulldogs everywhere. It’s something that is unique to the “Carnegie Hall of College Baseball.” Sure, there are imitations elsewhere, and that’s fine. But nobody has outright copied in name. Until, well, Missouri. Missouri is outright...

Mississippi State hires Grantham as defensive coordinator

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State has hired Todd Grantham to be its fourth defensive coordinator in four seasons. The 50-year-old Grantham replaces Peter Sirmon, who lasted just one season with the Bulldogs. Grantham, who will also be the linebackers coach, comes to Mississippi State after three seasons as the defensive coordinator at Louisville. He'll try to turn around...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Basketball: 3 Things To Remember Ahead of Arkansas Game

Mississippi State basketball has a tough game with an Arkansas team who only lie a half game back of the Bulldogs. The Mississippi State men’s basketball team won twice last Saturday. They won the hearts of millions when they assisted a female motorist they had seen crash her car on Interstate 55 as the Bulldogs’ bus […] Mississippi State Basketball: 3 Things To Remember Ahead...
Via Maroon and White Nation
9 days ago

No. 4 Mississippi State tops Lady Vols 74-64, stays unbeaten

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Blair Schaefer made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:39 left as No. 4 Mississippi State capitalized on its superior depth to win 74-64 at Tennessee on Sunday and stay undefeated. Mississippi State (17-0, 3-0 SEC) is one of only three remaining unbeaten Division I women's teams, along with No. 1 Connecticut and No. 18 Virginia Tech. The Bulldogs snapped Tennessee...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State team helps woman after car accident

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) A change in travel plans for the Mississippi State basketball team Friday proved to be good fortune for a women who was pulled out of her vehicle after a one-car accident. The Bulldogs were supposed to fly from Columbus, Mississippi, to Baton Rouge for their Southeastern Conference game Saturday against LSU. However, the de-icer on the Mississippi State airplane...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi St. basketball team assists woman whose car flipped

The Mississippi State men’s basketball team came to the assistance of a woman whose car had flipped on the road due to icy conditions on Friday. The Bulldogs drove to their game in Baton Rouge on Saturday because of problems at the airport they were scheduled to fly out of in Mississippi. Along the way, they encountered a handful of car crashes, but they were luckily able to help...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Relentless: Mississippi State Men's Basketball - 2017 Episode I, "Whole New Level"

Okorie helps No. 4 Mississippi State down Arkansas, 59-51

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Chinwe Okorie had 14 points and a career-best 15 rebounds as No. 4 Mississippi State led throughout and remained undefeated with a 59-51 victory over Arkansas on Thursday night. The win puts the Bulldogs (16-0, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) two victories from matching the school record for best start - 18-0 in 2014-15. Morgan William had 15 points to lead...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Relentless: Mississippi State Women's Basketball - 2017 Episode I, "Remember Tomorrow"

Five reasons to watch the St. Petersburg Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. When star quarterback Dak Prescott left for...
Via Yardbarker
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State football stadium vandalized with pro-Ole Miss graffiti

Officials at Mississippi State University received a harsh wake-up call Saturday morning when graffiti was spotted around Davis Wade Stadium. The stadium had been vandalized with red spray paint by what we assume are Ole Miss students or fans, based on the messages left behind. According to Michael Bonner of the Clarion Ledger, Mississippi State Athletic Director John Cohen had...
Via Sportsnaut
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss
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