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Dan Mullen dresses up as Bill Murray in Caddyshack for Mississippi State coaching staff costume party.

Dan Mullen and wife Megan. Via SB*NationDan Mullen's alright. Don't nobody worry 'bout him. The Mississippi State head coach and his staff held a costume party where the coaches and their wives dressed up as characters from summer films. Mullen went to the party as Carl Spackler, Bill Murray's gopher-obsessed greenskeeper from the classic Caddyshack.That's Mullen...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 SEC Preview: Is now the time to take Mississippi State seriously?

Everyone seems to be pretty confident in Starkville right now. It must happen when your team expands its stadium, wins their bowl game by 37 (losing me money in the process) and beats Ole Miss in The Egg Bowl. Anyway, Dan Mullen's chest was very puffed when he walked into SEC Media Days. We're glad he didn't come in wearing a visor. Only Steve Spurrier looks cool in one...
Via SEC Football Blog
8 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports South
13 days ago  |  Discuss

MSU’s Dan Mullen at SEC Media Days

Clanga! Clanga! Clanga! Mississippi State Coach Dan Mullen spoke at SEC Media Days on Tuesday. Here are some major points gleaned from his press conference: On MSU QB Dak Prescott: “Dak is a guy that because of his skill set, he can beat you with his arm, with his legs, he can run between the tackles and he can run in the open field. He has a lot going for him. But most importantly...
Via SEC Football Blog
16 days ago  |  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,...
Via Fox Sports South
16 days ago  |  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...
Via College Football Universe
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen Refuses To Call Ole Miss By Name, Refers To Them As “School Up North”

One aspect of the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry is the teams refusing to call their opposing schools by name.  In Columbus, Urban Meyer and players refer to the Wolverines as “The School Up North.” Saying the word “Michigan” in the confines of the Woody Hayes Athletic Center can result in a penance fulfilled by pushups. The week of the Michigan game, the letter “M” is...
Via College Spun
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State beats Ole Miss to 4-star DT

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen had another recruiting coup on Wednesday when he beat Ole Miss to four-star defensive tackle Briston Guidry. Guidry, who plays at Archbishop Rummel in Metairie, LA, is 6ft2 and weighs 265lbs, and will play for Dan Mullen’s 2016 class. Guidry had also been offered by Tennessee, Louisville and Southern Miss, and recruited by but not offered...
Via SEC Football Blog
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy Mother’s Day from Mississippi State

Recruiting is one of the biggest keys to running a successful program in this day and age of college football. With so many great recruiters on the road, sometimes you have to get creative. Earlier this off-season we saw how Mark Richt and the staff at Georgia was sending out hand drawn pictures. Dan Mullen and Mississippi State may have one upped them by sending out Mother’s Day...
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May 06, 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...
Via Fox Sports South
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC's Power 5 schedule rule leaves schools with work to do

GREENSBORO, Ga. -- The SEC football schedules are going to get tougher. But, if the goal is to appeal to the selection committee for the College Football Playoff, Hugh Freeze would like to point something out. "In our league, when you play eight games, that's a pretty good body of work right there," the Ole Miss coach said Monday while participating int he Chick-fil...
Via Fox Sports South
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

3-star ATH Deddrick Thomas commits to Mississippi State Bulldogs

On Tuesday, Dan Mullen and the Mississippi State Bulldogs added their 10th commitment when 3-star athlete Deddrick Thomas committed to the Bulldogs. “I made a commitment today,” Thomas told 247Sports on Tuesday afternoon. “I’ve committed to Mississippi State. I was just thinking, the receivers, they’re losing a lot this year and it could be early playing time for me and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: Dan Mullen, April 12, 2014

ScoutTV: Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen talks to the media after the 2014 spring game, April 12, 2014.
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April 12, 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...
Via Football Nation
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: Dan Mullen Talks About The Scrimmage

ScoutTV: Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen talks about Saturday's scrimmage, March 29, 2014.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Orgeron To Speak In PowerPoint At Mississippi State Coaches Clinic

Never one to shy away from a troll opportunity, Dan Mullen announced on Twitter this morning that former Ole Miss and USC head coach (never stops being incredible to type that) Ed Orgeron will be the featured guest speaker at Mississippi State's coaches clinic later this week.  Orgeron, currently cashing checks from USC, sought a head coaching job for the 2014 season, but no...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mullen Pleased By First Week Of Spring Work

Friday they pulled on the pads. Saturday, the Bulldogs put them to some serious use. For the fourth practice day of spring camp, Coach Dan Mullen gave the go-ahead for real contact. Not tackling, or not much of it, but a chance for bodies to bang and Bulldogs to just play some football.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: Dan Mullen Q&A, March 22, 2014

ScoutTV: Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen talks to the media after practice, March 22, 2014.
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

ScoutTV: MSU Coach Dan Mullen, March 18, 2014

ScoutTV: Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen talks about his team's first day of spring practice.
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State, Dan Mullen agree to contract extension

Mississippi State and Dan Mullen have agreed in principle to a contract extension running through 2017-18 season, according to a source. Mullen's contract can't run longer than four years because of Mississippi regulations, so the Bulldogs are essentially adding a year to Mullen's deal. The deal is not yet finalized.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Mullen Doesn't Need Stars In Order To Enjoy Anything

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen recently let the fine folks at ESPN.com know that recruiting was not all about the stars.  Instead, it's something about developing and so forth and whatnot and so on. Despite evidence that points out how much recruiting truly is all about the stars, Mullen plans to press on with his appreciation of those that aren't highly rated....
Via The Belly of the Beast
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah assistant Brian Johnson named Mississippi State QBs coach

Dan Mullen's connections to Utah -- the school he helped to an undefeated 2004 season as an assistant under Urban Meyer -- have faded a bit as he and Meyer have moved on to multiple other coaching stops. But those connections were still strong enough to help Mullen find a new quarterbacks coach Tuesday. Mullen announced that former Ute quarterback and 2013 Ute assistant Brian...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson named quarterbacks coach as MSU finalizes football staff

Brian Johnson, the winningest quarterback in Utah history and current quarterbacks coach for the Utes, has been named quarterbacks coach at Mississippi State, MSU head coach Dan Mullen announced on Monday. Mullen also announced that Billy Gonzales and John Hevesy have been promoted to co-offensive coordinators. Greg Knox will serve as special teams coordinator in addition to running...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State's Mullen pleased with class

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen said Wednesday that his 23-member class will go a long way toward filling the program's short-and long-term needs. The Bulldogs signed a class that includes several highly rated in-state prospects, including running back Aeris Williams and linebacker Gerri Green. Green was a four-star recruit according to Rivals. Williams rushed for nearly...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Mullen Pleased With Signing Day's Results

Physically, he’s felt better. In fact Dan Mullen joked about getting a little shaky there at the podium, putting the front row at risk. Since that row was filled by media it might not have been a joke at all. But if the body was stressed, the mind was clear and heart was high as Mississippi State concluded a success football signing day.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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