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Collins signs two-year extension worth $1.2M

Geoff Collins’ stock rose following his first season as Mississippi State’s full-time defensive coordinator. So much so that Collins was offered a contract extension and raise to keep him in Starkville. The 42-year old signed a two-year deal worth $1.2

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Report: Collins offered raise/ extension at MSU

Geoff Collins has reportedly been offered a raise and contract extension from MSU. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

When Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt accepted the same position at Georgia on Tuesday, Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins was considered one of the leading candidates to replace Pruitt in Tallahassee. Pete Roussel of CoachingSearch.com tweeted Friday afternoon

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Gonzales Hiring Announced; Brewster, Sallach Take New Roles

Gonzales

Mississippi State has made official the hiring of Billy Gonzales as the new wide receivers coach. Gonzales, 41, joins the staff after one year at Illinois, where he coached receivers and held the title of co-offensive coordinator. He’s also coached at

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David Turner Hired as Defensive Line Coach

David Turner is returning to Mississippi State and once again will coach the defensive line. Head coach Dan Mullen confirmed via text message this morning that Turner, who coached MSU’s defensive line from 2007-09, has been hired to coach that position

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On the Links: Transition Mode

Hello, all. Happy Monday to you, if there is such a thing. It’s the first full week of 2013, and we are transitioning from football season into football recruiting and SEC basketball. If you didn’t see it yesterday, I had

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Collins Promoted to Defensive Coordinator

Geoff Collins, who has been co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach the past two seasons for Mississippi State, has been promoted to defensive coordinator, head coach Dan Mullen announced today. Collins replaces Chris Wilson, who’s been the DC the past two seasons. A

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Gator Bowl Pregame: Bulldogs Look to Extend Bowl Streaks

Today’s Gator Bowl: MSU (8-4) vs. No. 21 Northwestern (9-3), EverBank Field, 11 a.m., ESPN2 (Bob Wischusen play-by-play, Danny Kanell analyst, Allison Williams sideline), XM 195, Sirius 123. ––––– JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | The final day of MSU’s 2012 season is upon us. The

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Post-Practice Videos: Bulldogs Plan to Spy on Colter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | MSU took to the practice fields this afternoon for the second day of Gator Bowl prep here. The Bulldogs were just in shorts and shoulder pads today, and the focus was on third-down work. Cornerback Cedric Jiles,

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Position of Need: Defensive End

With the regular season in the rear view mirror, we take a look this week at five positions MSU must beef up for the 2013 campaign. Today we continue with defensive ends. ––––– When you talk about a team’s pass

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Blog Bag Answers: Tough Questions for the Football Team

Y’all came through for me on short notice this week, and for that I’m grateful. Lots of good, tough questions, and hopefully you find my answers satisfactory. It seems y’all are wanting to analyze the football regular season that just

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Blog Bag Answers: Crootin’, Coordinators and Kicking

Hey, lots of good questions this week, and a couple of them had to do with recruiting. So we’ll hit those up, and then we’ll examine the possibility of a broken leg epidemic and my flag football skillz. Q: Brad,

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