COLUMN: With National Signing Day less than two weeks away, it’s obvious that football recruiting is coming down to the wire. College teams across the country already have a number of verbal commitments from high school, prep and junior college players on board and they are looking for more before Feb. 1 comes and goes. (more…) (January 20, 2012, Page 7A)
BLOG: The Ole Miss women didn’t start their Southeastern Conference schedule quite like they would have liked it.
Despite trading leads with LSU early in the contest today, the Lady Tigers closed out the first half on a 20-2 run en route to an 83-44 victory.
(more…) (January 1, 2012)
LSU coach Les Miles may have decided Saturday’s game with Ole Miss at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium was over with five minutes left in the contest when he instructed quarterback Zach Mettenberger to kneel the ball four straight times instead of score another touchdown from the Ole Miss 1-yard line. (more…) (November 21, 2011, Page 1B)
The game is set for a 6 p.m. kickoff and will be televised on ESPN. (more…) (November 19, 2011)
There are a lot of reasons why the No. 1 ranked LSU Tigers have one of the top defenses in the Southeastern Conference and nation this year. The Tigers have a great pass rush, they’re stout against the run, they have a ball-hawking cornerback that goes by the nickname “Honey Badger” and they have a ton of overall speed. (more…) (November 18, 2011, Page 7A)
Following Tuesday’s practice, the outgoing Ole Miss football coach confirmed that junior quarterback Randall Mackey, sophomore running back Jeff Scott and sophomore receiver Korvic Neat have been suspended for the LSU game on Saturday for violating team rules.
Nutt said there’s also a chance the trio could miss the Egg Bowl at Mississippi State next weekend. (November 16, 2011, Page 6)
Not only was it announced he would not be retained past this season, but his team was defeated handily by Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
Things won’t get any easier for Nutt and the Rebels this week as No. 1 LSU comes to Oxford. (November 15, 2011, Page 6)
Mississippi State has established itself as a very good football team. The problem is that’s not good enough in the Southeastern Conference Western Division.
No. 3 LSU punished No. 25 Mississippi State on the way to a 19-6 victory Thursday night. In a matchup of two physical teams, the Tigers were by far the bigger bully, making 15 tackles for a loss and holding the Bulldogs to 193 total yards. (more…) (September 16, 2011, Page 7A)
STARKVILLE (AP) — Mississippi State hasn’t been able to beat anyone in its division other than Ole Miss since Dan Mullen arrived.
With No. 3 LSU in Starkville tonight, now would be a good time to start.
For all the good the third-year coach has done since his arrival, Mississippi State is just 2-9 against Southeastern Conference Western Division foes — with both wins against their in-state rival. The Bulldogs are winless against Arkansas, Auburn, Alabama and LSU.