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Know thy foe: Vanderbilt

Former MSU commitment Barron Dixon is back for his senior season at Vandy.  (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Game day: Nov. 22 at Davis Wade Stadium (61,337) in Starkville. Series: MSU leads 12-7-2 overall and 6-1 in Starkville. Last meeting: MSU won 15-3 at Nashville in 2009. Head coach: Derek Mason, first year at VU and overall. 2013

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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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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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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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MSU Selected to Host NCAA Regional

For the first time in a decade, Dudy Noble Field will play host to an NCAA regional. Mississippi State was one of the 16 regional hosts announced tonight. The No. 16-ranked Bulldogs (43-17) will know who else is coming to

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FINAL: No. 1 Vanderbilt 16, No. 16 MSU 8

Recapping No. 16 MSU’s 16-8 loss to No. 1 Vanderbilt in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Saturday. ––––– • The buzz: Few teams have been able to figure out Vanderbilt this year, and MSU (43-17)

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Vanderbilt-MSU Pregame: Semifinals a Rematch of Last Year’s Title Game

HOOVER, Ala. | Previewing today’s SEC Tournament semifinal game between No. 1 Vanderbilt and No. 16 MSU at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. ––––– • First pitch: TBD • TV: ESPNEWS, CSS, ESPN3.com • Records: Vanderbilt 50-8, MSU 43-16 • Pitching matchup: Vanderbilt RHP T.J. Pecoraro (3-1,

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FINAL: No. 16 MSU 6, Texas A&M 4

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1EHBoX6xMQ[/youtube] Recapping No. 16 MSU’s 6-4 win over Texas A&M in the third round of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Thursday. ––––– • The buzz: The Bulldogs (43-16) just don’t know how to lose in this tournament. With

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Experts: Bulldogs Appear Locked in As Regional Host

HOOVER, Ala. | Sometimes the NCAA selection committee will do funny things, but there seems little question that Mississippi State (42-16) will be announced as one of the 16 regional hosts Sunday night. The No. 16-ranked Bulldogs have solidified an

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Bulldogs Jumps to No. 16 in Baseball America Poll

Mississippi State (40-16) enters the postseason as the No. 16 team in the country. That’s according to the latest Baseball America poll, which came out today. The Bulldogs jumped eight spots from last week after beat Oral Roberts on Tuesday

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