1. Ranking Mississippi State's 2010 Football Schedule

    Sure, football season is still more than three months away, but I want to look at Mississippi State's schedule and offer my rankings of the Bulldogs' opponents in 2010, from the easiest to the toughest...

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  2. Mississippi State's Backcourt: What If Bost, Johnson Really Leave?

    I think it highly unlikely that MSU guards Dee Bost (pictured above) and Ravern Johnson will keep their names in the NBA Draft pool , as neither is, in my humble opinion, ready for the next level...

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  3. Mississippi State Football: Top Three Position Battles

    Mississippi State is winding down spring practices this weekend with the annual Maroon-White spring game on Saturday. Here are three big position battles that will be contested well into August...

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  4. Who's More Deserving of NCAA Bid: Mississippi State or Ole Miss?

    At first glance, one would think Mississippi State is more deserving of an NCAA tournament berth than Ole Miss. Yet every bracket projection I’ve seen gives the Rebels a better shot at ...

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  5. Recruiting: Mississippi State Seeking One More QB

    Dan Mullen was in Mobile, Ala., on Tuesday, watching one of his former pupils prepare for Saturday’s Senior Bowl. Kid by the name of Tim Tebow...

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  6. Renardo Sidney, Mississippi State Still in Waiting Game

    I had a dream about Renardo Sidney on Wednesday night. I don’t remember much about it, but I do remember that in my dream, he was playing basketball for No. 23 Mississippi State...

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  7. Dan Mullen Dealing with Another Kind of Turnover at Mississippi State

    Assistant football coaches seem to have this incurable wanderlust wired into their DNA. On the whole, they're a restless sort who sometimes seem to move from one job to another just for a change of scenery...

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  8. Mississippi State's Latest Loss an Aberration?

    I wrote recently that Mississippi State has some real concerns following Monday’s 55-52 loss to Western Kentucky, concerns that must be addressed by Saturday when the Bulldogs open SEC play at No...

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  9. Urban Meyer Leaving Florida; Would Mullen Leave Mississippi State?

    A last-minute entry for sports story of the year is Urban Meyer ‘s unexpected resignation as Florida’s head football coach...

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  10. Mississippi State Plays Waiting Game with Newton, Sidney

    Waiting is so hard, because we’re an impatient society. Thus the phrase, “Slower than Christmas.” And the impending holiday is probably only exacerbating the impatience of many a Mississippi ...

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  11. NCAA Wants Face Time with Mississippi State Freshman Renardo Sidney's Family

    STARKVILLE, MS – The NCAA wants to conduct another round of interviews with Renardo Sidney and his family next week. That’s what the Sidneys’ attorney, Donald Jackson, told reporters on Wednesday...

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  12. Dixon vs. Ingram: Crunching, Comparing Numbers

    The week of the Mississippi State-Alabama game, I did a brief statistical comparison between tailbacks Anthony Dixon and Mark Ingram ...

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  13. Cameron Newton Gives Mississippi State High Marks

    Give Cameron Newton credit for this: Wherever he decides to play football next season, he’ll be 100 percent sure it’s the right place...

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  14. Mississippi State Bulldog Seniors Led, Young Players Followed

    It happens with every coaching change, and it happened when Dan Mullen arrived at Mississipppi State. Players left. Some of them were expected to be big contributors this season. But they all had one thing in common: None of them were seniors...

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  15. SEC Power Rankings: At the Movies

    I tried to go watch The Blind Side with my daughter and her friends, but it was all sold out. So with that in mind, this will be a movie-themed edition of Power Rankings. Enjoy.   Team (Pvs): Comment 1...

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  16. Anthony Dixon Relishing Final Days As a Mississippi State Bulldog

    I love my job, but not to the point that I’m shooting out of bed at the crack of dawn with a big smile on my face. Just ask my wife, she of the sharp elbows...

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  17. SEC Football Power Rankings: Starting Over

    The SEC does this to me every year: Every week I think I’ve got some teams figured out, and then they go and do something completely unexpected. Like Ole Miss walloping Tennessee. The Vols brought a BB gun to an Old West shootout...

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  18. MSU's Kodi Augustus Rips Coach After Loss to Rider

    In No. 18 Mississippi State's season-opening 88-74 loss to Rider on Friday night, forward Kodi Augustus scored nine points and have five rebounds in 15 minutes. He started but played just five minutes in the first half...

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  19. SEC Power Rankings: Meyer's Money, O's Return, and I Am Nostradamus

    Time for another always entertaining edition of the ol' power rankings. Read, enjoy, mock. Previous rank in parentheses.   1...

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  20. Alabama-Mississippi State: A First Look

    For the second time this season, Erin Andrews and friends come to Starkville for a Saturday night ESPN showdown featuring a highly ranked team...

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  21. 10 Signs of Progress for Mississippi State

    Mississippi State's football program has changed in so many ways from last season to this season, that it's kind of hard to count them all...

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  22. Mississippi State's 3 Keys to Victory vs. Kentucky

    Mississippi State (3-5, 1-3 SEC) visits Kentucky (4-3, 1-3) for a 7 p.m. (EST) kickoff. 1. Get Dixon back on track After five consecutive 100-yard games, MSU senior tailback Anthony Dixon was held to 53 yards on 15 carries by a stout Florida defense...

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  23. Mississippi State Will Channel Road Rage to Top Kentucky

    How’s this for a weird stat: MSU is 2-1 on the road this season but 1-4 at home. Of course, you have to consider the level of competition. Still, weird. The Bulldogs are on the road again this week, in lovely Lexington...

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  24. Bulldogs Maintain Hope, Keep Learning

    Mississippi State has lost four times at home this season, by an average of eight points. Bowl hopes are slipping away, but the Bulldogs’ sense of hope is not...

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  25. Three Keys to the Mississippi State/Florida Game

    1. Pressure Tebow Arkansas sacked Florida quarterback Tim Tebow six times last week, and he was flushed out of the pocket or hit several other times...

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