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Johnson to join Mullen’s staff

On Friday morning I reported that former Utah signal caller and current Utes quarterbacks coach/ co-offensive coordinator Brian Johnson had interviewed at Mississippi State the previous day. It appears that interview went well and the 26-year old will be joining

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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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Koenning returning to alma mater

It is being reported that Les Koenning will be the new wide receivers coach at Texas.

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen filled his first coaching vacancy this offseason hiring Rick Court to be his strength and conditioning coordinator on Tuesday. But just as that position was filled the Bulldogs offensive coordinator job became open as Les

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Bulldogs lose strength coordinator Balis

Matt Balis is the new strength coach at UConn after five years at Mississippi State.

Dan Mullen will have to make at least one coaching hire this offseason. Mississippi State strength and conditioning coach Matt Balis has left Mullen’s staff after five years to take the same position at the University of Connecticut. The move

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Liberty Bowl offensive press conference

Mississippi State offensive coordinator Les Koenning along with junior wide receiver Jameon Lewis, senior running back LaDarius Perkins, sophomore quarterback Dak Prescott and senior guard Gabe Jackson met with the media Saturday afternoon to discuss the Bulldogs upcoming appearance in

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Monday post practice interviews

Mississippi State concluded its fourth practice on Monday in preparation for the Liberty Bowl against Rice. Offensive coordinator Les Koenning, sophomore running back Josh Robinson and senior offensive guard Gabe Jackson discuss the day’s work.        

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HDVideo: Les Koenning

Mississippi State offensive coordinator Les Koenning discusses his quarterback situation and how true freshman Damian Williams has progressed this week in practice. Koenning and the Bulldogs prepare to face Arkansas on the road this weekend.  

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HDVideo: Les Koenning

Mississippi State’s Les Koenning saw his offense rack up the most yards in a Southeastern Conference game during his five year tenure as offensive coordinator. However it was still not enough to defeat Texas A&M last weekend in a 51-41

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HDVideo: Les Koenning

Mississippi State offensive coordinator Les Koenning recaps the Bulldogs success against Kentucky and how he’s used Jameon Lewis so effectively in his offense this season.

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Koenning likes both quarterbacks

Mississippi State offensive coordinator Les Koenning liked what he saw from both Dak Prescott and Tyler Russell against LSU last Saturday night. The two quarterbacks combined for 348 yards of offense and three touchdowns against the Tigers. Prescott led the

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