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Mississippi State will only have to replace one coordinator this offseason.
The Bulldogs and defensive coordinator Geoff Collins agreed to a 2-year contract extension worth $1.2 million as announced by the team on Monday.
Raheim Robinson has grown into one of Starkville Academyâ€™s strongest players in one year's time.
MADISON â€“ It may have been a holiday on Monday, but a trip to Madison wasn't as much fun as the Starkville Yellowjackets thought it would be.
Even though Starkville pulled out a 49-40 victory over Forrest Hill in the Martin Luther King Classic at Germantown High School, the Jackets had to earn every point and make sure they played well enough defensively the entire game.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs have yet to put together a winning streak in its first four Southeastern Conference games this season.
MSU lost to Kentucky to start, beat Ole Miss, lost on the road at Alabama but then returned home to beat Texas A&M.
The Bulldogs (12-5, 2-2) look to win two-straight when Auburn (8-7, 0-4) comes to town on Wednesday.
Competitor is the first word out of coach Mark Whiteâ€™s mouth when he starts to describe East Mississippi Community College sophomore Jacolby Mobley.
Mississippi Stateâ€™s Craig Sword wasnâ€™t happy with how he and his teammates played last Wednesday night.â€¨The Bulldogs played poorly and dropped an 80-61 decision to Alabama on the road. MSU was coming off a big win over in-state rival Ole Miss, but couldnâ€™t ride that momentum into Coleman Coliseum.
â€śI was really disappointed in our performance at Alabama,â€ť MSU head coach Rick Ray said.