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Gator Bowl Prediction: Intriguing Matchups Abound

• The matchup: MSU (8-4) vs. No. 21 Northwestern (9-3) • The kickoff: 11 a.m. CT, ESPN2 • The weather: We’re looking at temps in the low 60s by kickoff with a high of 67. Lots of sunshine, no chance of rain. • The

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Opinion Offering: ‘Champions for Change’

As we all know, the 50th anniversary of the historic Mississippi State-Loyola NCAA tournament game is being commemorated this coming season. The two teams are going to play each other in Chicago on Dec. 15, and Michigan State – which

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Week 6 Statshot: 16

Redshirt freshman middle linebacker Benardrick McKinney (6-foot-5, 235 pounds) has often been compared to former Bulldog linebacker K.J. Wright, and for good reason. Now he’s starting to play a bit like Wright. Over his last two games, McKinney has recorded 16 tackles, most

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Lewis Becoming Consistent, but Eager for Breakout Game (w/Video)

Jameon Lewis hasn’t put up big numbers yet this season, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t doing his job and improving. Through four games, the third-year sophomore has five catches for 61 yards, with a long of 21. He has

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SEC Teleconference: Mullen, Phillips Talk QBs and CBs

Dan Mullen and Joker Phillips hopped on the phone today for the weekly SEC coaches teleconference. They previewed their teams’ matchup this weekend in Lexington, when No. 20 MSU (4-0, 1-0 SEC) tries to beat Kentucky (1-4, 0-2) for the

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A Closer Look: Slay Making His Mark

This week’s game: No. 20 MSU (4-0, 1-0 SEC) at Kentucky (1-4, 0-2), Saturday, 11:21 a.m., SEC Network (Dave Neal, Andre Ware and Cara Capuano) ––––– Darius Slay willingly walked into a seemingly impossible situation last season. He was a junior college

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Post-Practice Videos: Bell, Broomfield, Lawrence, Malone

We caught up with a handful of football players this evening following practice, and so I took several videos. So, please enjoy kicker Devon Bell, cornerback Corey Broomfield, linebacker Cam Lawrence and right guard Justin Malone. (The first thing Lawrence is talking about is Kentucky’s two

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Maroon Madness Goes Outdoors Oct. 12

Mississippi State has announced details of its second annual Maroon Madness, which marks the start of preseason basketball practices. It’ll take place Oct. 12 – that’s next Friday – in downtown Starkville. There will be no basketball scrimmage, but there

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Blog Bag: Where Nickelback Isn’t Welcome, but Questions About Them Are

Yo, it’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for y’all to hit me with your best questions. If the natural trend holds, they’ll all be about MSU football, but hey, I’m open to other subject matter. For instance: The similarities between Jason

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On the Links: MSU’s Second Season; Kentucky’s QBs; Around the SEC

Next game: No. 20 MSU (4-0, 1-0 SEC) at Kentucky (1-4, 0-2), Saturday, 11:21 a.m., SEC Network (Dave Neal, Andre Ware and Cara Capuano) ––––– Welcome to Tuesday, people, which is the day after press conference day, which means I have some

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Press Conference Videos: Collins, Koenning, Perkins

Hey, y’all, I took some movin’ pictures today. Some assistant coaches showed up, and even a couple of players, too(!). I’m saving a couple of the videos for later in the week, but I bring to you now co-defensive coordinator Geoff

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