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Countdown to Kickoff: 24 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… ––––– 24. Fourth-quarter scoring can be meaningful, or it can be meaningless. It

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Teleconference: Mullen Talks Young Standouts, QBs, Tackles, Expectations

Spring football has wrapped up across the SEC, and we caught up with all 14 head coaches this morning on a teleconference. I’ll have some highlights in tomorrow’s Journal, but right now let’s focus in on what MSU coach Dan Mullen

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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 Final: No. 21 Northwestern 34, MSU 20

Recapping MSU’s 34-20 loss to Northwestern in the Gator Bowl at EverBank Field on Tuesday. ––––– Tyler Russell threw a career-worst four interceptions, and Northwestern scored 17 points off those miscues to snap MSU’s five-game bowl winning streak. It was

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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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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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Mullen: Bulldogs Focused; Plus, Banks, Lawrence Videos

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | The official Gator Bowl press conference was held this morning, which means we got to speak with both Northwestern and Mississippi State people. So let’s here from the Bulldogs. We’ll start with head coach Dan Mullen, then I’ve

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On the Links: Run Struggles; Swedenburg Feature (w/Video)

Gator Bowl: MSU (8-4) vs. No. 21 Northwestern (9-3), EverBank Field, Tuesday, 11 a.m., ESPN2 (Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell and Allison Williams) ––––– JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Good morning, people. Hope you’re well, and I hope you have a few minutes to spare

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On the Links: Dangerous Colter, Notebook, Fitzgerald’s Journey, and More

Gator Bowl: MSU (8-4) vs. No. 21 Northwestern (9-3), EverBank Field, Tuesday, 11 a.m., ESPN2 (Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell and Allison Williams) ––––– JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Mississippi State has plenty to prepare for this week, and as you can read in today’s

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Post-Practice Videos: Northwestern Talks MSU, Nicknames and Cowbells

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | My, but it’s been a busy Friday for me. First I went out to Northwestern’s practice this morning, viewed some of it, then spoke with a handful of people. Then it was a quick trip across town

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On the Links: Updates on Hughes, Russell, Bumphis, Northwestern

Gator Bowl: MSU (8-4) vs. No. 21 Northwestern (9-3), EverBank Field, Tuesday, 11 a.m., ESPN2 (Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell and Allison Williams) ––––– JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | It’s Friday, but to Dan Mullen it’s Tuesday. Either way, it’s the second day of bowl practice

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