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Know thy foe: Ole Miss

Former Mississippi State commitment C.J. Johnson was granted a medical redshirt for the 2013 season. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Game day: Nov. 29at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (60,580) in Oxford. Series: Ole Miss leads 61-43-6 overall and 22-11-3 in Oxford. Last meeting: MSU won 17-10 in overtime at Starkville last season. Head coach: Hugh Freeze, 15-11 in two years at Ole

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Game Day Eve: Tough First Test for Collins, Defense

This week’s game: MSU (0-0) vs. No. 13 Oklahoma State (0-0), in Houston, Saturday, 2:30 p.m., ABC/ESPN2 (Bob Wischusen play-by-play, Rod Gilmore analyst, Quint Kessenich sideline) ––––– Mississippi State has a new guy in charge of its defense, and his

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Photo Gallery and Video: MSU Unveils Egg Bowl Uniforms

Mississippi State will once again wear specialty adidas TECHFIT uniforms for its Egg Bowl matchup with Ole Miss, which this year is scheduled for Thanksgiving night (Nov. 28). Adidas unveiled the uniforms today, and they follow the same general concept

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Countdown to Kickoff: 9 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… ––––– 9. MSU has a chance to reverse a bad trend right off

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2014 Football Schedule Breakdown: Vandy Added; Egg Bowl on Saturday

The SEC has released the 2014 football schedule, which means we now know Mississippi State’s entire slate for next fall. Of note, the Bulldogs’ rotating cross-divisional opponent will be Vanderbilt. The teams last met in 2009, with MSU taking a

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Hoops: MSU Opens SEC Play with Kentucky; Schedule Released

Mississippi State’s basketball team will open SEC play on Jan. 8 at Kentucky, a team it must play twice next season. That was announced along with the rest of the SEC schedule this morning. The Bulldogs, who went 10-22 last

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Premature Preview 2013: Ole Miss

Previously: Oklahoma State, Alcorn State, Auburn, Troy, LSU, Bowling Green, Kentucky, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Alabama, Arkansas We (finally) conclude this preview of MSU’s 2013 schedule with the Egg Bowl, that annual battle for in-state supremacy. With both teams coming

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Countdown to Kickoff: 16 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… ––––– 16. MSU coach Dan Mullen talks often about one of his major goals

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Countdown to Kickoff: 18 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… ––––– 18. The Thursday ESPN game is a spotlight game, and so MSU

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Putting a Ribbon on SEC Media Days

With the 2013 SEC Media Days in the books, I figured I’d try and wrap things up for you the best I could. Let’s start with some links. • My column on MSU quarterback Tyler Russell • My story on Alabama

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SEC Media Days: Lots of Links; Day 3 Preview

HOOVER, Ala. | The third and final day of SEC Media Days is upon us, and it figures to go out with a bang. Coaches and players from four very good teams are on tap, including two-time reigning national champion

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