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November 18th, 2013
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen was in a joking mood Monday afternoon during his weekly press conference.
The fifth-year head coach opened his talk with the media by rotating his arm and saying, "I had a pretty night throwing the ball the other night. I was loosening the arm up and getting myself ready to go."
Benardrick McKinney is the ultimate team player.
The Mississippi State sophomore linebacker might have only picked up three tackles against the Alabama Crimson Tide last Saturday night, but one of those tackles was for a loss and he also recovered his second fumble of the season.
It does not matter what the scoreboard says for Jesse Hosket.
The senior is going to give his all for the French Camp Panthers and encourage his teammates to do the same each time he steps on the football field.
Rick Ray is facing another obstacle in his young head-coaching career.
The Mississippi State head men's basketball coach saw his starting point guard helped off the court last Thursday night and learned on Friday that he will be sidelined for two to four weeks.
IJ Ready will sit out with a strained, inflamed hamstring, leaving a void at the point guard position.
With all the injuries that have affected Mississippi State this season, it would be easy for head coach Dan Mullen to throw his hands up and give up.
Sophomore quarterback Dak Prescott missed Saturday's game against Alabama after suffering what Mullen calls a "stinger" against Texas A&M two weekends ago.
For years, teams have found success in football at Starkville High School.
The Yellowjackets were the Class 5A State champions last season. This year they look to repeat that success, but there is one little change. Instead of competing in Class 5A, Starkville is playing up a class in 6A.
There was no slow start for Mississippi State women's basketball player Kendra Grant on Sunday.
Grant made 6-of-6 shots from the field in the first half, including both 3-point field goal attempts for 14 points as the Bulldogs scored 61 points by halftime.
MSU didn't look back and defeated New Orleans 111-38 at Humphrey Coliseum to improve its record to 3-0 this season.
Mississippi State's defense were thrust front and center on the national stage and accepted the biggest challenge of the season.
The Geoff Collins-led Bulldog defense did everything it could to give their offense a chance, but in the end it wasn't enough.
The Bulldogs fell 20-7 to No. 1 Alabama Saturday night at Davis Wade Stadium for their third-straight loss.
Lost opportunities are magnified, especially against the No. 1 team in the nation.
When the chances at points come in certain situations, they have to be cashed in.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs didn't do that in the first half Saturday night against the Alabama Crimson Tide and lost a 20-7 decision at Davis Wade Stadium.
Picking who will start under center for Mississippi State this season, has been about as likely as picking the right combination of numbers in the lottery.Â
Sophomore Dak Prescott has drawn the majority of starts for the Bulldogs at quarterback this season.
Prescott suffered what head coach Dan Mullen called a "stinger" in last Saturday's game against Texas A&M.