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Jim McElwain Responds To Dan Mullen’s ‘Lateral Move’ Geoff Collins Comments: ‘I Enjoy Humor’

Jim McElwain has only been an SEC head coach for a few weeks, but he’s already getting firing back at the other coaches in the conference. A week ago, Dan Mullen called defensive coordinator Geoff Collins’ move from his Mississippi State staff to Florida a “lateral move.” It took seven days, but McElwain got a nice swipe back at Mullen when asked about that comment.  ...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 Mississippi State rolls past Miami (Ohio) 68-42

LAS VEGAS (AP) Victoria Vivians scored 20 points to lead No. 21 Mississippi State to a 68-42 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Sunday in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic. Mississippi State is now one of only seven unbeaten teams in Division I. Breanna Richardson added 12 points for Mississippi State (14-0). Vivians made 9 of 17 shots and had four rebounds and three steals. Martha...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 Mississippi State trounces Illinois-Chicago 73-36

LAS VEGAS (AP) Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday. Victoria Vivians had 12 points overall and Dominique Dillingham had all 10 of her points in the first half as Mississippi State (13-0) had little trouble generating or making shots against UIC. A 10-1 run to close the half...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen Has The Greatest Christmas Sweater

Merry Christmas from the staff party. — Dan Mullen™ (@CoachDanMullen) December 21, 2014 Mississippi State Bulldogs head coach Dan Mullen must be quite the Chevy Chase fan, and you know, he does look a lot like Cousin Eddie. He and his wife tweeted out a photo for Christmas (albeit a little early), and he […] The post Dan Mullen Has The Greatest Christmas...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen wears Cousin Eddie sweater to Christmas party

One of the funnier memes in the college football world involves Dan Mullen being a dead ringer for Cousin Eddie from the Vacation movies. Apparently Mullen is in on the joke. Mullen shared a photo on his Twitter account Saturday of him with his wife Megan at his Mississippi State staff party. Take note of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Mississippi State AD Scott Stricklin Tweets Image Of White ’100 Year’ Uniforms For Orange Bowl

Mississippi State will head to the Orange Bowl after a fantastic 10-2 season, and the Bulldogs will look good when they take the field. Athletic director Scott Stricklin tweeted out an image of a white version of the program’s “100 Year” uniform. Take a look: I wonder what a white version of the @HailStateFB “100 Year” uni would look like at the @OrangeBowl? #SpoilerAlert...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State’s Bowl Shirts Rep The Grove

Mississippi State has some Orange Bowl t-shirts being released by a vendor that tout The Grove, which, by all means is a mighty large fail.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen thinks Geoff Collins is making a lateral move as defensive coordinator at Florida

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen is not a happy with former defensive coordinator Geoff Collins. After Collins did not show up to the team’s practice Tuesday, Mullen found out that he accepted the defensive coordinator job at Florida and will not coach the Bulldogs in the Orange Bowl. Mullen was very irritated with the move and thinks that Collins taking the same position...
Via No Guts, No Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down a Geoff Collins coached defense

Yesterday, Florida hired Geoff Collins to be their new defensive coordinator. Jim McElwain was able to grab him away from Mississippi State, where he quietly employed one of the fiercest defenses in the country. In order to get to know … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen Is Salty And Twitter Can’t Stop Laughing

Dan Mullen called Florida a "lateral move" from Mississippi State. Twitter couldn't stop laughing at how bitter he is.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Making The Case For Joe Lee Dunn To Become Mississippi State’s New Defensive Coordinator

With Geoff Collins taking his assortment of artistic tools and books on prose to Florida in exchange for larger amounts of sweet cash and the potential of his boss not hurling him under the bus, Mississippi State is in need of a new defensive coordinator. The logical moves (BORING) would be to perhaps promote from within or go out and hire another defensive coordinator in FBS...
Via The Belly of the Beast
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen Considers DC Geoff Collins To Florida ‘A Lateral Move’

Earlier today, there was a big development with Jim McElwain’s Florida coaching staff, when reports came out that he would be hiring defensive coordinator Geoff Collins, the leader of Mississippi State’s 10th-ranked 2014 scoring defense. This is a big loss for Dan Mullen’s Mississippi State program, and the Bulldogs’ head coach seems a bit salty about losing Collins. Mullen...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gators hire Mississippi State’s Geoff Collins as defensive coordinator

The Gators may not have snatched the Mississippi State head coach away from Starkville, but they did get his top assistant. Jim McElwain has hired Geoff Collins, the Bulldogs’ defensive coordinator, as the Gators’ defensive coordinator. Collins, who was a finalist for the … Continue reading →
Via In All Kinds Of Weather
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim McElwain Is Hiring Mississippi State DC Geoff Collins To The Same Position At Florida

Jim McElwain has hired his defensive coordinator.  The Florida coach has poached someone from one of his SEC colleagues, as the Gators’ new leader is bringing Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins to Gainesville, Fla., according to multiple reports. Collins, 43, has been in his position at Mississippi State for two seasons. He was previously the Bulldogs’ linebackers...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 21 Mississippi State routs MVSU 104-41

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Blair Schaefer was 4 of 5 from 3-point range with 12 points and five assists in No. 21 Mississippi State's 104-41 win over Mississippi Valley State on Monday night. Fourteen players played at least nine minutes for the Bulldogs (11-0) and 11 had at least six points. Mississippi State dominated the glass with 26 offensive rebounds compared to MVSU's 24 defensive...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan Trying To Lure Dan Mullen From Miss St.

Dan Mullen has been expected to sign a new contract with Mississippi State this offseason, but Michigan reportedly is trying to snag Mullen away. According to Saturdays Down South, interim Michigan athletic director Jim Hackett and the university’s board of regents have discussed pursuing Mullen and Jim Mora to fill the team’s head coaching vacancy. When I asked sources familiar...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo/Video: Dan Mullen’s ‘More Excited’ About Mississippi State Seniors Graduating Than The Orange Bowl

Football coaches are paid to win games, but it is always nice to see when high-level coaches seem to genuinely care about their players as well. Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen is obviously pumped up about going to the Orange Bowl in a few weeks to face Georgia Tech, but on Instagram this morning, he posted that he was even more excited about his seniors graduating today...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Gives ‘Miami Vice’ A Hail State Makeover

Mississippi State has given "Miami Vice" a Hail State makeover in honor of the Orange Bowl.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen rips defensive coaches after Egg Bowl loss

Dan Mullen was not a happy camper after his team lost 31-17 to Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl Saturday. The loss not only meant a defeat to Mississippi State’s rival, but it also may keep the Bulldogs out of the four-team college football playoff. In the game, Mississippi State allowed a 91-yard touchdown run...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss knocks off Mississippi State in Egg Bowl

College football usually punishes teams that live with small margins for error — 2014 Florida State and 2012 Notre Dame are two of the more notable exceptions from recent years. The sport is an unforgiving creature, because two bad days at the office are usually enough to leave a season short of its goals. The Mississippi State Bulldogs have won one SEC football championship,...
Via The Student Section
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Already Losing Recruits Over Dan Mullen's Dirty Deed

After beating then No. 2 Auburn it was all hugs and kisses for Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen. His team would eventually become the new No. 1, his quarterback would become the Heisman front-runner, and opposing fan bases started grassroots campaigns aimed at recruiting him. Like was definitely good.Fast forward about a month and a lot of the luster has come off Mullen'...
Via FatManWriting
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State safety Justin Cox suspended after arrest

Mississippi State starting safety Justin Cox has been suspended after being arrested for burglary and aggravated domestic violence involving an unidentified female. The school has suspended him indefinitely. A Clarion-Ledger report said: "Authorities responded to burglary call on Rock Road in the Aspen Heights apartment complex in Starkville at about 3 a.m. on Friday morning according...
Via SEC Football Blog
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Should Mississippi State Remain In The Top Four Of The New Playoff Rankings? One Picture Tells The Story

There are only three Saturdays left before the announcement of the first College Football Playoff field. (Has the season flown by that quickly? Insert sad emoticon here.) You know what the big topics are in the college football world. Mississippi State is one of them. Student Section editors Terry Johnson and Matt Zemek offer their thoughts on the Bulldogs following their first loss...
Via The Student Section
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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