STARKVILLE (AP) — Mississippi State and Mississippi Valley State will play in the play in the season opener on Aug. 31, 2012, in Starkville.
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.
VIDEO BLOG: Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox is one of the players who is expected to help lead the Bulldogs back to a bowl game. (more…) (August 1, 2011)
VIDEO BLOG: Mississippi State senior quarterback Chris Relf wasn’t a household name when he came to Starkville from Montgomery, Ala., but his play on the field the past two seasons has definitely changed all of that. (more…) (July 30, 2011)
HOOVER, Ala. — Led by senior offensive tackle Bradley Sowell and senior defensive end Kentrell Lockett, the Ole Miss Rebels had a total of six players named to the 2011 Southeastern Conference Media Days All-SEC team. The team is selected each year by the media and a total of 167 votes were cast this season. (more…) (July 22, 2011, Page 8A)
HOOVER, Ala. — A big reason for optimism heading into the 2011 season for the Mississippi State Bulldogs is senior quarterback Chris Relf. The 6-foot-4, 245-pound Relf has played in 25 games the last two years and thrown for over 2,000 yards and rushed for over 1,200 during that span. His leadership skills have been key for the MSU offense under coach Dan Mullen, who has been impressed with the way his signal caller has improved since his sophomore season. (July 21, 2011, Page 5)
A season after the Bulldogs were picked to finish at the bottom of the list in the SEC West, the opinion on what MSU can accomplish in 2011 has changed dramatically. Fresh off a win in the Gator Bowl and a final ranking on No. 15 in the nation, the expectations for Mullen’s team have greatly improved moving forward. Mullen said he never had a timetable for winning the SEC West, or the SEC overall, but he said that is the goal. (July 21, 2011, Page 6)
DESTIN, Fla. (AP)—Football dominates talk at the SEC meetings, but there is plenty of basketball news on the agenda, too.
Mississippi State’s 2011 baseball season will continue this week in Atlanta, Ga., with competition in the NCAA Atlanta Regional hosted by Georgia Tech. Monday afternoon the Bulldogs received an at-large berth in the 64-team field of the 2011 NCAA Baseball Tournament.
State (34-23), seeded third in the double-elimination regional competition, will meet No. 2 seed Southern Miss (39-17) Friday at 2 p.m. Host Georgia Tech (40-19) will take on No. 4 seed Austin Peay (33-22) in the 6 p.m. (CT) nightcap. Television scheduling details will be released later. (more…) (May 31, 2011, Page 9)