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Countdown to Kickoff: 14 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… ––––– 14. MSU opens the season against a non-conference opponent, which is normal.

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Position of Need: Cornerback

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 cornerbacks. ––––– MSU is losing a top-notch group at this

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Week 14 Statshot: 73.3

Fourth down has not been kind to Mississippi State’s defense. The Bulldogs (8-4, 4-4 SEC) have allowed opponents to convert on 11 of 15 fourth downs this season, or 73.3%. That ranks last in the SEC and 114th in the

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Blog Bag Answers: DBs and Tickets

A little late, I know, but I was awaiting an answer to a question. I still haven’t gotten the answer, but here’s what I do have. Q: Will Johnthan Banks be 100% on Saturday? What’s the latest on Tobias Smith?

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Robert Johnson Finds His Confidence, Breaks Through

When practices were open many moons ago, fans and media alike saw receiver Robert Johnson do some really good things. And that was progress, because as a freshman coaches often spoke his name in conjunction with a string of expletives. What

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Week 9 Statshot: 61.5

You might have noticed MSU’s offense becoming more proficient on third downs of late. The numbers verify what your eyeballs have been telling you: Over the last three games – at Kentucky, vs. Tennessee, vs. Middle Tennessee State – MSU

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First Look: Bulldogs Brace for No. 1 Alabama

This week’s game: No. 13 MSU (7-0, 3-0 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama (7-0, 4-0), Saturday, 7:30 p.m., ESPN ––––– Alabama week has begun. And so begins the five-game closing stretch that will give us a greater measure of this

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Mullen Teleconference: Bulldogs Ready for ‘Big-Time’ Game at Alabama

This week’s game: No. 13 MSU (7-0, 3-0 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama (7-0, 4-0), 7:30 p.m., ESPN ––––– Good afternoon, people. Dan Mullen held his Sunday teleconference a little later than usual today, but I have a full transcript for

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MSU Postgame Videos: Russell, Smith, Perkins, Banks

Hey y’all, I’ve got a few postgame videos from No. 15 Mississippi State’s 45-3 win over Middle Tennessee State. So please enjoy quarterback Tyler Russell, receiver Chris Smith, tailback LaDarius Perkins and cornerback Johnthan Banks.

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FINAL: No. 15 MSU 45, Middle Tennessee State 3

Recapping No. 15 MSU’s 45-3 win over Middle Tennessee State at Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday night. ––––– Mississippi State closed out its non-conference slate with a dominant second half. The Bulldogs (7-0), off to their second-best start in school

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Middle Tennessee-MSU Pregame: Youngsters See Increased Roles

Today’s game: Middle Tennessee State (4-2) at No. 15 MSU (6-0), 6 p.m., ESPN2 (Joe Davis play-by-play, Brock Huard analyst, Jessica Mendoza sideline), XM 199, Sirius 94. ––––– We’ve seen a lot of MSU’s young players this season, they were the subject

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