Former Alabama QB Greg McElroy Sees ‘No Reason’ Why Mississippi State Can’t Win SEC West

Greg McElroy has not been a college football analyst for a very long period of time, but he appears to already have the unbiased portion of the job requirement down.  Today on ESPN, where the former Alabama quarterback is now an analyst for the recently debuted SEC Network, McElroy spoke highly of Mississippi State. The former national champion quarterback under Nick Saban went...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC West 2014: Ranking and Analyzing The QBs

If you ask anyone with knowledge of the game of football they will all likely say the most important position on the field is the quarterback. This is the one position, along with the center, that you are guaranteed to touch the football every possession on offense. That makes the quarterbacks’ job very important and holds all the keys to success for the rest of the ten guys on...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Adding Some Zest To The Dak Prescott Heisman Campaign

Unless your Internet has been turned off for the past few months (and what kind of psycho are you if it was), you’ve no doubt experienced a splash of “Dak Prescott for Heisman” talk. Prescott, the Mississippi State quarterback, finished his sophomore season on a high note, leading the Bulldogs to wins over Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl and Rice in the Liberty Bowl. The Ole Miss...
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July 22, 2014  |  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...
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July 19, 2014  |  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...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulldogs' offensive success likely hinges on Prescott's deep ball

HOOVER, Ala. -- Six of the last seven SEC West champions--the lone exception being Alabama in 2008--have gone on to win the SEC Championship Game. Five of the last seven West winners have taken home the BCS title, and six have played in that championship game. Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen believes any team in the West, in part because of the dominance of the division,...
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July 15, 2014  |  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...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Five storylines to ponder for Day 2 of SEC Media Days

HOOVER, Ala. -- A year ago, it's a lineup that provided two of the conference's biggest star power, with Johnny Manziel and Jadeveon Clowney. They're not, as Rick Pitino once told us "walking through that door." Still, Day 2 of the SEC Media Days has a serious draw, thanks in no small part, in the form of coach who is a guaranteed sound bite. Here are five storylines...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 19 Mississippi State Bulldogs season preview

In 2014, the Mississippi State Bulldogs will be facing some of the highest expectations in their six years under coach Dan Mullen. Those high expectations likely come because of two factors. The first is the favorable layout of their schedule which ranks 62nd toughest in the country. The second factor is that this team is arguably the most talented Mullen has seen under his reign...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC Football | Evaluating the Top 5 QB's in the Conference

We want to thank L.C. May for sharing this SEC QB breakdown.  He is a new contributor, and we appreciate his efforts. Thanks again..  Be sure to follow him on Twitter -->> Check out his BlogSpot:  Website Photo Credit: Link Hats off to @AlabamaSB on their amazing run through the #WCWS. We will be back soon.— L.C. May (@lcmay474) June 4, 2014 ...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Jesse Palmer: “Mississippi State Could Win The SEC West” “Dak Prescott Is Heisman Darkhorse”

Since 2007, only three teams have represented the SEC West in the conference’s championship game: Alabama (3), Auburn (2), and LSU (2). Go back to 1999 and that number only increases to four teams, with Arkansas making two title game appearances during the 21st century.  One ESPN analyst thinks the SEC West could be won by a different team this fall, however. Mississippi State...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Magnolia State rivals have sights on moving up in SEC West

GREENSBORO, Ga. -- The Magnolia State coaches' personalities couldn't be any more different. Mississippi State's Dan Mullen is energetic and excitable with an accent born of New England, while Hugh Freeze is laid back, a product of the Little Easy. But where the men contrast, the place in the SEC pecking order is the same. Theirs are two programs fighting to take the...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

If what Dan Mullen, the had coach of the Mississippi State Bulldogs says is right, then this is the dawning of a new age for this this team. College football programs have a shelf lif eof only one year.Mullen and his Bulldogs took a step in the right direction last season. But now, as Mullen feels the ehat toproduce a better winner and a more consistent program, the 2014 season becomes...
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March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State dominates Liberty Bowl showdown, sparking 2014 plans

Mississippi State's dominant performance in the Liberty Bowl has the Bulldogs aiming to play for higher stakes in next year's postseason. The Bulldogs wrapped up a fourth consecutive winning season Tuesday with a 44-7 Liberty Bowl blowout of Rice that capped a three-game winning streak to end the year. All of Mississippi State's losses this season came against teams...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulldogs Ring Out 2013 With 44-7 Rout Of Rice

MEMPHIS -- Bulldogs already know how valuable a healthy Dak Prescott is. Now so does everyone who saw a true Most Valuable Player performance in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice falls 44-7 to Miss. State in Liberty Bowl

Rice didn't show its best side in the Liberty Bowl and failed to reach a team goal for one of the few times this season. The Owls (10-4) saw their four-game winning streak come to a crashing halt Tuesday, falling 44-7 to Mississippi State in the most one-sided game in the Liberty Bowl's 55-year history. Rice, which won the Armed Forces Bowl last year, was seeking to earn...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mississippi State rips Rice 44-7 in Liberty Bowl

Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes and ran for two more scores and Mississippi State trounced Rice 44-7 on Tuesday in the most one-sided Liberty Bowl victory in the game's 55-year history. Mississippi State (7-6) wrapped up its fourth straight winning season and prevented Rice (10-4) from winning bowl games in back-to-back years for the first time. By accounting for five...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Who is Dak Prescott?

Tonight’s Liberty Bowl match up between the Bulldogs of Miss State and the Rice University Owls will give Miss State fans a last look until next season at their up and coming quarterback, Dak Prescott. While this season he may best be know on the field for his 4th quarter Egg Bowl victory, when an injured Prescott came off the bench, and with a bold move from Coach Dan Mullens...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Liberty Bowl Preview: Mississippi St. Bulldogs vs. Rice Owls

AutoZone Liberty Bowl Rice University Owls(10-3) vs. Mississippi St. University Bulldogs(6-6), 12/31 4:00pm ET ESPN, Line MSU (-7) As the Conference USA Champions the Rice University Owls will play the Mississippi State University Bulldogs in the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, TN. Like the Sun Bowl the Liberty Bowl isn’t just the name of the game but the building as well. Conference...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

DC's Preview: AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Rice vs. Mississippi StateLiberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN Tuesday, December 31st, 4:00 PM on ESPNRice finds themselves in consecutive bowl games for the first time since 1961 after topping Marshall in the C-USA Championship Game to finish 10-3, while Mississippi State snuck into the postseason with a 6-6 record after OT victories over Arkansas and Ole Miss. You know what...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Liberty Bowl: Who will celebrate New Year's Eve on Beale Street?

PHOTO: USA Today Sports Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-6) vs Rice Owls (10-3) Tuesday, Dec 31st @ 4PM (ESPN) Line: Bulldogs by 7 How Mississippi State got here: Mississippi State's season was summed up by their record against ranked opponents. They were 0-5 with losses to Oklahoma State, LSU, South Carolina, Texas A&M and Alabama. On a positive note, they did...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Liberty Bowl: Who will celebrate New Year's Eve on Beale Street?

PHOTO: USA Today Sports Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-6) vs Rice Owls (10-3) Tuesday, Dec 31st @ 4PM (ESPN) Line: Bulldogs by 7 How Mississippi State got here: Mississippi State's season was summed up by their record against ranked opponents. They were 0-5 with losses to Oklahoma State, LSU, South Carolina, Texas A&M and Alabama. On a positive note, they did win their...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Rice-Mississippi St. Preview

After winning its first outright conference title in 56 years, Rice will try for an unprecedented feat in what could prove to be an unfriendly Liberty Bowl. The Owls will seek a school-best 11th win when they face a Mississippi State team that will likely have a sizable and noisy crowd on its side Dec. 31 in Memphis. Rice (10-3) heads into its first Liberty Bowl having won nine...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

ICYMI: Turkey Day Football: Miss St. Wins Egg Bowl in OT

What would the day after Thanksgiving be without some College Football recaps?Last night, while you were sleeping off your Turkey coma, Mississippi State beat Ole Miss 17-10 in Overtime to take the Egg Bowl title.The Bulldogs, who evened their record at 6-6 needed a heroic rescue from injured QB Dak Prescott to get the win. Coach Dan Mullen called on Prescott who had a left shoulder...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Prescott scores OT winner as Mississippi St. tops Ole Miss in Egg Bowl

Dak Prescott rushed for a 3-yard touchdown in overtime to lead Mississippi State past Mississippi 17-10 in the Egg Bowl on Thursday night. Prescott didn't enter the game until the fourth quarter because of an injury to his non-throwing shoulder that caused him to miss the past two games. But the sophomore led the Bulldogs (6-6, 3-5 Southeastern Conference) to their tying drive...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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