Dan Mullen gets $4M a year for 4 years in new Mississippi State deal

  Mississippi State has announced a contract extension for coach Dan Mullen that will pay him more than $4 million per season for the next four years. The school announced the extension on Thursday night. The four-year contract, which runs through 2018, is the longest allowed by state law. The school says Mullen will be paid $4 million in 2015 and the average yearly salary of the...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Reaches Agreement On An Extension With HC Dan Mullen

Dan Mullen led Mississippi State to a 10-3 record in 2014, and that was good enough to earn him a contract extension through 2018.
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi St coach Mullen gets 4-year extension

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Mississippi State has announced a contract extension for coach Dan Mullen that will pay him more than $4 million per season for the next four years. The school announced the extension on Thursday night. The four-year contract is the longest allowed by state law. The school says Mullen will be paid $4 million in 2015 and the average yearly salary of the contract...
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Photo: Dan Mullen Poses With Miss Mississippi Jasmine Murray

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen spoke today at a metro college fair in Jackson, Miss., and in the process, had a chance to meet Miss Mississippi, Jasmine Murray. The two local celebrities posed for a picture which Mullen tweeted out: Great to meet @jasminesmurray today at the metro Jackson college fair. pic.twitter.com/sjYkLIw4pZ — Dan Mullen™ (@CoachDanMullen) February...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State relishes quiet, productive signing day

Mississippi State's national signing day was relatively quiet compared to many other schools in the Southeastern Conference. And that's exactly the way coach Dan Mullen wanted it to be. The Bulldogs completed a 28-person class on Wednesday that didn't have much drama. The only moderate surprise was a good one - linebacker Leo Lewis picked Mississippi State over rival Mississippi...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Mississippi State Head Coach Dan Mullen And His Wife Met Perennial Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney

In the midst of the recruiting home stretch, Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen made an appearance in a Political Science class at MSU today, and he wasn’t the only special guest. Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts and frequent Republican presidential candidate, was also in attendance, and both spoke to the students in audience. Mullen and his wife were...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Alabama Commit T.D. Moton Will Sign With Mississippi State

Last week, four-star defensive tackle T.D. Moton decommitted from Alabama after receiving a visit from Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen. Now, as expected, Moton says that he will sign with the Bulldogs next week on National Signing Day.  Got off the Phone with Coach Dan Mullen I will be signing to Mississippi State Feb.4 Thank everyone for everything. #HailState #Dawgs —...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Defensive Tackle T.D. Moton Decommits From Alabama After Visit From Dan Mullen

With National Signing Day rapidly approaching, the recruiting world is spinning fast, especially down in SEC country. Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen, coming off of his best season in Starkville, visited Alabama’s defensive tackle commit T.D. Moton this afternoon, and just minutes later the recruit announced that he had decommitted from Alabama. @CoachDanMullen and @CoachHevesy...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dak Prescott will not enter the 2015 NFL Draft

Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prescott will reportedly go back to college for his senior year rather than filing for early NFL draft eligibility according to NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread. The Bulldogs star junior’s return will give coach Dan Mullen the SEC’s most accomplished and talented quarterback in 2015. He could be a first rounder next […] The post Dak...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Dan Mullen Took A Great Selfie With Derek Mason, Pat Narduzzi, Mike Riley Before National Championship

As a part of ESPN’s National Championship Megacast, viewers can watch the game with analysis from Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen, as well as Vanderbilt’s Derek Mason, Pitt’s Pat Narduzzi, and Nebraska’s Mike Riley on ESPN2. Ahead of the “Film Room” broadcast of the National Championship, Mullen took a fantastic selfie with his three coaching colleagues, as well...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Megacast 2: Your guide to the 12 ways to consume Oregon-Ohio State game, because 11 isn’t enough

The days of one game, one channel are quickly coming to an end. At least for the biggest games. For the second straight year, ESPN is rolling out its “Megacast” for Monday’s Oregon-Ohio State game. When you include radio and Internet, the network will have 12 different ways to consume the national title game. Of course, there’s the traditional telecast on ESPN with Chris...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Head Coaches Pitt Probably Skipped (Mostly)

A little more than a week ago, the anticipation on the head coach hire was strongly leaning towards the idea that Pitt was going to get an experienced head coach. That turned out not to be the case, but I find it worth reviewing some of the names that may or may not have been legitimately linked to the Pitt job. And why they didn’t happen. Not included are guys that really (or...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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.  ...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen Has The Greatest Christmas Sweater

Merry Christmas from the staff party. pic.twitter.com/dYRYlVOWmD — 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...
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December 20, 2014  |  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
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen wears funny 'Christmas Vacation' sweater

You may remember earlier this year, when Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen read a mean tweet during an ESPN segment which led to him quoting the movie “Christmas Vacation.” The tweet said Mullen looked like the character Cousin Eddie, and Mullen quoted him when he said “Merry Christmas, s******* full” at the end of the segment. Tonight, Mullen tweeted out a picture of himself...
Via College Spun
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen: Fox Sports’ Bruce Feldman Calls Dan Mullen A ‘Wild Card’ Candidate For The Pitt Job

Pitt is in a very strange place, after losing head coach Paul Chryst to Wisconsin, and consequently firing athletic director Steve Pederson. Fox Sports college football expert Bruce Feldman hopped on 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh to talk about the opening on the Starkey and Mueller show, and a number of interesting coaching names were raised. Greg Schiano, Pat Narduzzi, Joe Rudolph...
Via College Spun
December 18, 2014  |  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...
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December 17, 2014  |  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.
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December 16, 2014  |  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
December 16, 2014  |  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...
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December 13, 2014  |  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
December 13, 2014  |  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
December 12, 2014  |  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
December 09, 2014  |  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
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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