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Signing Class Report Card: Mississippi State Bulldogs

Signing Class Report Card: Mississippi State Bulldogs

Next up on our SEC 2012 class grades is Mississippi State. The Bulldogs lost a lot after a disappointing 2011 season, but Dan Mullen’s team managed to do a nice job filling needs headlined by the five-star Quay Evans. We grade the Bulldogs’ 2012 signed class.

Published February 10, 2012 - 11:44am

Cox A Potential First-Rounder At Miss St

Cox A Potential First-Rounder At Miss St

Mississippi State junior defensive tackle Fletcher Cox has one final week to impress NFL scouts before the Bulldogs’ Pro Day in Starkville, Miss. this spring.

Published February 10, 2012 - 7:10am

SEC Bowl Game Studs Through Six Games

SEC Bowl Game Studs Through Six Games

The SEC is 4-2 through six bowl games so far in the 2011-2012 bowl season. There are three teams left in Arkansas, Alabama and LSU. However, here are the top studs through six games:

Published January 5, 2012 - 8:00am

Mississippi State DT Fletcher Cox Declares For NFL Draft

Mississippi State DT Fletcher Cox Declares For NFL Draft

Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox will be leaving Starkville early and taking his talents to the NFL. Cox, who was very good all year for the Bulldogs, will make an impact at the next level.

Published January 4, 2012 - 9:00am

Mississippi State: Can The Bulldogs Turn The Tide Today?

Mississippi State: Can The Bulldogs Turn The Tide Today?

For MSU to have a chance in this one, the defensive front must slow down Bama’s rushing attack and force first year quarterback A.J. McCarron to throw the ball. That’s much easier said than done, but it will be critical to the Bulldogs’s chances of pulling the upset. In order to accomplish this, powerhouses Fletcher Cox and Josh Boyd must have a big night on the defensive line. Cox and Boyd, both juniors, have combined for 71 tackles and 7.5 sacks so far this season.

Published November 12, 2011 - 8:44am

Odds And Ends From Mississippi State’s Homecoming Blowout

Odds And Ends From Mississippi State’s Homecoming Blowout

Mississippi State headed into Saturday night’s homecoming contest looking for a convincing win and a dose of confidence on offense. The Bulldogs found both, in the form of a 55-17 whipping of Tennessee-Martin.

Published November 8, 2011 - 7:03am

Mississippi State Eyes Bowl Eligibility, Homecoming Matchup

Mississippi State Eyes Bowl Eligibility, Homecoming Matchup

Look for the quarterback rotation to continue on Saturday, as Mullen has proven he has no problem with using a two man system. If the Bulldogs are able build a sizeable lead, you can also expect to see redshirt freshman Dylan Favre taking snaps. It will be important to keep Russell and Relf as healthy as possible for a looming battle with Alabama on November 12.

Published November 4, 2011 - 5:33am

Mississippi State Defense Quietly Making Noise

Mississippi State Defense Quietly Making Noise

Since giving up 41 points to Auburn in week two, the Bulldogs have turned things around on the defensive side of the ball. They are currently allowing an average of 19.3 point per game, which ranks 19th best in the nation. In the five games since the Auburn loss, they’ve only allowed an average of 14 points.

Published October 27, 2011 - 10:10am

Mississippi State: The Road To Recovery Starts With Louisiana Tech

Mississippi State: The Road To Recovery Starts With Louisiana Tech

After a few extra days of much needed rest, Mississippi State will return to action Saturday night against Louisiana Tech. It will be the second home game of the season for MSU, who enters the contest with a 1-2 record after losing to Auburn and LSU within a brutal five day span.

Published September 22, 2011 - 9:09am

Mississippi State vs. Auburn Preview

Mississippi State vs. Auburn Preview

The Matchup: No. 16 Mississippi State (1-0, 0-0) vs. Auburn (1-0, 0-0) When: September 10, 2011 Where: Auburn, Alabama Game Time: 12:20 ET TV: SEC Network, ESPN3 What You Need To Know About Mississippi State: The Bulldogs will be bringing their daunting spread-offense running game into Jordan-Hare Stadium for their […]

Published September 8, 2011 - 8:30am