For this installment of the Saturday Down South podcast, host John Crist was joined by Justin Strawn, who manages For Whom the Cowbell Tolls on the SB Nation network.

Defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons might have come to Mississippi State under controversial circumstances, but he’s already lived up to his 5-star billing. On the other side of the ball, what’s different about quarterback Nick Fitzgerald from last year to this year?

Additionally, coach Dan Mullen’s name is being thrown around at places like Florida and Tennessee. Is he a threat to leave Starkville?