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Former SEC RBs Ballard and Richardson garnering praise in NFL

Former SEC RBs Ballard and Richardson garnering praise in NFL

Former SEC running backs and current NFL rookies Trent Richardson and Vick Ballard showed out Sunday.

Published October 29, 2012 - 4:05pm

SDS’ All-SEC NFL Mock Draft

SDS’ All-SEC NFL Mock Draft

Imagine NFL scouts and general managers selecting players from an SEC-only player pool for this year’s draft. Strange right? Take away Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Justin Blackmon from the top picks and what’s left? A bunch of can’t-miss, Sunday-ready defensive stars from the nation’s toughest conference patrolling a backfield — or secondary — near you.

Published March 5, 2012 - 9:00am

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: 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: The Highs And Lows Of A Close Loss To Carolina

Mississippi State: The Highs And Lows Of A Close Loss To Carolina

Facing arguably the best running back/wide receiver combination in college football, Mississippi State’s defense turned in an outstanding performance in front of a sellout crowd at Scott Field on Saturday.

Published October 17, 2011 - 8:14pm

Quarterbacks In Focus In Mississippi State – South Carolina Game

Quarterbacks In Focus In Mississippi State – South Carolina Game

Mississippi State returns to their home turf this weekend for a big SEC showdown with the Gamecocks of South Carolina. With the quarterback position being a hot topic for both teams all week, Saturday’s matchup in Starkville could prove to be an interesting one.

Published October 13, 2011 - 9:10am

Mid-Season Report: Ranking The SEC Running Backs

Mid-Season Report: Ranking The SEC Running Backs

The running back position is of popular debate this season because there are so many good running backs. Who is No. 1 – Trent or Marcus? You make the pick.

Published October 12, 2011 - 10:45am

Tyler Russell Leads Mississippi State To 21-3 Win Over UAB

Tyler Russell Leads Mississippi State To 21-3 Win Over UAB

After playing one half of football on Saturday, Mississippi State headed into the locker room trailing UAB by a score of 3-0. Head coach Dan Mullen needed to find a way to spark his sluggish offense, so he made the decision to send sophomore quarterback Tyler Russell out to begin the second half, in place of starter Chris Relf.

Published October 10, 2011 - 3:58pm