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Countdown to Kickoff: 8 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 8. As a redshirt freshman, quarterback Dak Prescott saw a good bit of

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FINAL: No. 9 LSU 37, No. 22 MSU 17

Recapping No. 22 MSU’s 37-17 loss to No. 9 LSU on Saturday night at Tiger Stadium. ––––– BATON ROUGE | Mississippi State lost its third in a row this season, 13th in a row to LSU, and 11th straight at

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Blog Bag Answers: Smith’s Knee; Cam’s Hair; All the Tight Ends!

Y’all came through for me, like I figured you would. Good questions, and here are the answers. Q: Do you know of any football stats comparable to Sabermetrics? A: A really good site for those sort of stats is FootballOutsiders.com,

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A Closer Look: Tight Ends Bring Depth, Big Plays to Offense

This week’s game: Middle Tennessee State (4-2) at No. 15 MSU (6-0), Saturday, 6 p.m., ESPN2 (Mark Jones, Brock Huard and Jessica Mendoza) ––––– There’s been plenty of talk about the depth MSU has at receiver, but with Malcolm Johnson back in action,

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Tennessee-MSU Postgame Videos: Russell, Banks, Green, Smith

Hey, I’ve got some videos of MSU players talking about the Bulldogs’ 41-31 win over Tennessee. Please enjoy quarterback Tyler Russell, cornerback Johnthan Banks, tight end Marcus Green and right guard Tobias Smith.

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Blog Bag Answers: Jones’ Suspension, Baseball Crootin’, Redshirts

I’m about to head out for Lexington, but first let me drop these Blog Bag answers on you. Enjoy. Q: Is there any update on P.J. Jones and when he may play this year? A: Nope, mum’s the word from

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Post-Practice Chat: Injuries, Green, Freshmen, Russell, Etc.

We spoke with Dan Mullen and players this evening, and let’s start with his injury report: • CB Cedric Jiles doubtful (broken hand) • DL Devin Jones questionable (sprained shoulder) • TE Malcolm Johnson questionable (pectoral) • OL Tobias Smith questionable to

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On the Links: Press Conference Coverage; Around the SEC

This week’s game: South Alabama (1-2) at No. 23 MSU (3-0), Saturday, 6 p.m., PPV (Bart Gregory and Jackie Sherrill) ––––– Y’all remember that blog entry I did a couple weeks ago about turnover margin, don’t ya? Well, that was the focus

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Sunday Chat: Mullen, Bulldogs Face ‘Adversity’ of Success

This week’s game: MSU (2-0) at Troy (1-1), Saturday, 6 p.m., ESPN3.com (no TV) ––––– Dan Mullen held his usual Sunday teleconference today, and I have to thank Matthew Stevens of the Columbus Dispatch for sending me a transcript. Mullen’s Bulldogs

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MSU’s Offensive Potential Captured in One Big Drive

In the second half today, Mississippi State’s offense seemed to have reached that next level we’ve all been talking about. The Bulldogs racked up 231 yards and averaged 6.8 yards per play after halftime. And everything potentially good about this

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FINAL: MSU 28, Auburn 10

Recapping MSU’s 28-10 win over Auburn at Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday. Videos: CB Johnthan Banks, QB Tyler Russell, LB Cam Lawrence, RB LaDarius Perkins, offensive coordinator Les Koenning ––––– Mississippi State broke all its bad trends. Dan Mullen got his first win over Auburn,

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