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Ware Named SEC Freshman of the Week

Mississippi State’s Gavin Ware was named the SEC freshman of the week this morning, the league office announced. Ware, a 6-foot-9, 270-pound forward from Starkville, earned the honor for his effort in a 79-72 win over Central Arkansas on Saturday. He scored

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MSU Visits South Carolina, Gets Two Off-Weeks in 2013

The SEC released the 2013 schedule this afternoon, and the most notable part for Mississippi State is it’s taking a road trip to South Carolina on Nov. 2. The Bulldogs played the Gamecocks at home last year, losing 14-12, and

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Week 5 Statshot: 399

Through four games, No. 21 Mississippi State (4-0, 1-0 SEC) is averaging 399.0 yards of offense. That ranks ninth in the SEC and 68th in the country. So, it’s respectable, but not great, and it seems a bit low when

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Croom Film: A Sneak Peak and a Q&A

The latest installment of ESPN’s SEC “Storied” series airs tonight at 6 on ESPNU. “Croom” is, of course, about former Mississippi State football coach Sylvester Croom, who was the first black man hired as a head football coach in the SEC.

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Trend-Spotting: Some Defining Numbers After Four Games

One-third of the way through the 2012 season, we have a decent statistical sample size on No. 21 Mississippi State, which is 4-0 heading into its off week. It’s not the best sample size, especially considering only one of the

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SEC Teleconference: Mullen Talks Redmond, P.J. Jones, Staying Focused

We had a robust chat with Dan Mullen today on the SEC coaches teleconference. He talked about Troy, sure, but he was also asked about the Pat Forde report, Will Redmond and P.J. Jones‘ suspension. To the highlights! • On whether he was aware

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Monday Presser: Mullen Talks; Videos of Koenning, Wilson, Knox, Brewster

Hey, we spoke with a bunch of coaches today, including head man Dan Mullen. We also caught up with several assistants, and I have videos for y’all to enjoy. So, enjoy. Mullen beneath the links. • Offensive coordinator Les Koenning

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Russell Named SEC Offensive Player of Week

For the first time in 21 years, a Mississippi State quarterback has been named the SEC offensive player of the week. Tyler Russell, a junior from Meridian, took that honor this morning when the SEC announced its weekly awards. According to

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Game 2 Prediction: Auburn at MSU

• The matchup: Auburn (0-1, 0-0 SEC) at MSU (1-0, 0-0) • The kickoff: 11:01 a.m., ESPN • The weather: Mild (high 70s) and maybe a little wet • The line: MSU –3.0 ––––– Has the time come for Dan Mullen to put away

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SEC Power Rankings: Live Tigers, Hipster Offenses, & My Long-Held Insecurities

Welcome, my people, to the first edition of my SEC Power Rankings, which are not to be taken the least bit seriously. Let’s be honest: The rankings are merely a prop allowing me to make bad jokes and stupid pop-culture

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On the Links: Battling Auburn, History; Notebook; Around the SEC

This week’s game: Auburn (0-1, 0-0 SEC) at MSU (1-0, 0-0), Saturday, 11 a.m., ESPN (Dave Pasch, Brian Griese and Jenn Brown) ––––– Good morning, happy shiny people. It’s Tuesday, which means I have some important linkage for you. Dan Mullen held his

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