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Gator Bowl breakdown: Mississippi State

Gator Bowl breakdown: Mississippi State

Mississippi State and Northwestern lock helmets in the Gator Bowl, and MSU will try and defend the Wildcats’ two quarterback system.

Published December 28, 2012 - 8:30am

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

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

Favorable Forecast For Mississippi State

Favorable Forecast For Mississippi State

As Mississippi State heads into it’s third season under Dan Mullen, many experts think the Bulldogs will have a hard time surpassing their eight regular season wins from a year ago. Let’s face it, even improvement doesn’t always translate into more wins in the world of SEC football.

Published August 30, 2011 - 4:06pm

Three Hot Issues In Fall Camp: Mississippi State

Three Hot Issues In Fall Camp: Mississippi State

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are almost a mere two weeks away from opening up on Thursday night. Here are three hot issues they need to get worked out in fall camp.

Published August 17, 2011 - 1:01pm

Can Mississippi State Continue Their Triumphant Run With Key Personnel Losses?

Can Mississippi State Continue Their Triumphant Run With Key Personnel Losses?

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are quickly labeled as more overachieving than anything, and people are quick to point out last year as a fluke. However, just take a look at what they accomplished last season as a whole body of work and it certainly is easy to see the difference Dan Mullen is making in Starkville.

Published August 5, 2011 - 12:01pm