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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Florida hires DC Geoff Collins away from Mississippi State

  New Florida coach Jim McElwain made his first official hire Tuesday. McElwain named Mississippi State's Geoff Collins his defensive coordinator. Collins replaces D.J. Durkin, who will serve as Florida's interim head coach for the Birmingham Bowl. Collins helped turn Mississippi State into one of the nation's top defenses. The Bulldogs rank 10th in scoring defense, allowing 19...
Via AP on Fox
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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 Thacover2
5 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
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is OUR SEC Coach Of The Year For 2014?

After SEC coaches gave the SEC Coach of The Year award to Missouri's Gary Pinkel, we decided that it was high time to rank the SEC coaches in terms of their job for this year. In advance: Will Muschamp didn't win. 1) Dan Mullen (Mississippi State) We thought he was joking when he said Mississippi State would compete for a SEC title this year. Well, it did. And a play-off berth. And...
Via SEC Football Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Meyer nominated for pair of national awards

Urban Meyer was not named Big Ten Coach of the Year, but he is accumulating potential honors on the national level after leading Ohio State to a Big Ten championship and a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff. The Maxwell Football Club announced Tuesday morning the head coach of the Buckeyes is up for its National Coach of the Year Award along with Mark Helfrich of Oregon...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mississippi State’s ‘Miami Vice’-Themed Orange Bowl Promo Is The Best Thing On The Internet Today

Starkvegas is heading to South Beach this winter when Mississippi State takes on Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl. To celebrate the game, which kicks off at 8 p.m. on December 31, Mississippi State put together a fantastic promo in the style of the Miami Vice intro, complete with bad Dan Mullen photoshops and all. It is probably the best 1:08 you will spend today. Mississippi State...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ole Miss Fans Create Website To Troll Dan Mullen For His Post-Egg Bowl Comments

Following Ole Miss’ Egg Bowl victory, which essentially knocked Mississippi State from College Football Playoff consideration, Bulldogs head coach Dan Mullen was very upset in his post-game press conference. Along with bashing members of his defensive coaching staff, Mullen made a few ridiculous claims, including one about not sleeping for the next 365 days.  Well, some Rebels...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rebels spoil Bulldogs' SEC, national title hopes

OXFORD, Miss. -- No. 4 no more. Mississippi State lost it's national championship hopes, its top five ranking and the Golden Egg -- in just 60 minutes. Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, No. 18 Ole Miss played a spoiler role to perfection with a 31-17 win against the archrival Bulldogs in the 111th Egg Bowl. "It sucks. I can't sleep for about 365 days til they show up at our place...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Rebels spoil Bulldogs' SEC, national title hopes

OXFORD, Miss. -- No. 4 no more. Mississippi State lost it's national championship hopes, its top five ranking and the Golden Egg -- in just 60 minutes. Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, No. 18 Ole Miss played a spoiler role to perfection with a 31-17 win against the archrival Bulldogs in the 111th Egg Bowl. "It sucks. I can't sleep for about 365 days til they show up at our place...
Via Fox Sports South
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen Throws His Own Defensive Coaches Under the Bus

Usually when a team loses, the head coach accepts responsibility for the loss. However, the Mississippi State Bulldogs have lost to two top 10 teams in 3 weeks, and things appear to be getting edgy for Hail State. In a postgame interview after the Saturday loss to Ole Miss, head coach Dan Mullen pointed blame at the defensive coaching staff by saying they did a terrible job by allowing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State’s Football Team Got In An Accident Traveling Back To Starkville, Everyone Is OK

It’s been a pretty horrible day for the Mississippi State football program.  Earlier tonight, the No. 4-ranked Bulldogs lost to their rival, Ole Miss. The defeat, in all likelihood, eliminates Dan Mullen’s squad from the College Football Playoff discussion. ”It just sucks to live in Mississippi and not win this game,” Mullen said after the game.  To make matters worse...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cracked Eggs: Mississippi State Falters In The Egg Bowl And Exits The Playoff Race

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, in...
Via Bloguin Best
18 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
18 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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

High School Coach Rips Dan Mullen For Rescinding Scholarship

A Texas high school coach ripped Dan Mullen after the Mississippi State coach rescinded an offer from a player only 16 days before graduation.
Via Gamedayr
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen Pulled A QB Recruit’s Scholarship Offer 16 Days Before He Is Set To Graduate

In a little more than two weeks, Chason Virgil, a three-star quarterback out of West Mesquite High School in Texas, will be graduating. The 2015 recruit wanted to finish early so he could enroll at Mississippi State, the school he committed to last spring, in January.  Virgil won’t be attending Mississippi State, though. With 16 days before Virgil’s high school graduation...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Miss. St. pulls QB's scholarship offer 15 days before graduation

Mississippi State is the midst of the best season probably in school history. The Bulldogs are sitting at #4 in the college football playoff poll and could clinch their spot if they defeat Ole Miss next week. But a situation in the state of Texas has caught the attention of people when talking about Mississippi State recruiting. West Mesquite QB Chason Virgil had been committed...
Via No Guts, No Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen: 'I really don't expect to hear from anyone' at Florida

As Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley sifts through candidates to replace Will Muschamp as head football coach in Gainesville, there are two reasons to believe Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen, a former Gators assistant, won't be among those seriously considered. The first reason comes from a Mullen appearance on Jay Mohr Sports on Thursday, where Mullen told Mohr he hasn...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Miss State Pulls Offer From HS QB 16 Days Before Graduation

In a day and age of when high school recruiting has become a circus and verbal commitments of prospects are more or less taken with a grain of salt, it is very refreshing when a player honors his commitment to a school after a long period of time. That was the plan for West Mesquite’s Chason Virgil who committed to Mississippi State early in the process and planned to graduate...
Via BlackSportsOnline
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos/Videos: Dan Mullen And Geoff Collins Get A Mississippi State Class Pumped For A Big Exam

College football players aren’t the only ones who need some inspiration before a pivotal moment. Normal college students can use the same thing before exams. At Mississippi State, professor Whit Waide had Bulldogs head coach Dan Mullen and defensive coordinator Geoff Collins in to help his class get mentally prepared for a big upcoming exam. Coach Collins gets some MSU students...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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