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MSU’s win over LSU a dream come true for Bulldogs Robinson and Sobiesk

One of the last to emerge, Josh Robinson walked out of the locker room with a determined look on his face, his eyes darting all over. He’d just run for 197 yards and beat LSU, and all he wanted was … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an upset: How MSU took down LSU, surprising everyone but themselves

I think even the people who predicted it were surprised it actually happened. Certainly, the 102,000 people at Tiger Stadium were surprised. The only people not surprised that Mississippi State beat LSU was, well, Mississippi State. “We really expected to … Continue reading

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MSU soccer prepares to open SEC play against Ole Miss

Mississippi State’s soccer team lost its first four games of the season. Since then, its won three of its last four. Those are the ups and downs expected in a team with 18 freshmen and 28 people who have only … Continue reading

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Preston Smith on his good luck charm, his daughter Lauren

In the early hours of New Year’s Eve morning, Preston Smith sat awake in his hotel room in Memphis. The Mississippi State defensive end was in town for the Liberty Bowl and the game was that afternoon. But his daughter … Continue reading

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Why is Preston Smith so good? Offensive linemen answer the question

By all indications, Preston Smith appears to be good at football. Mississippi State’s senior defensive end has won the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week award all three times it’s been given in the 2014 season, and he was named … Continue reading

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In their words: MSU’s Mullen, LSU’s Miles expect big-time game in Baton Rouge

There are 12 games in a season, but there are eight of particular importance if you’re in the Southeastern Conference. So say Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen and LSU’s Les Miles, at least. The two face each other in Baton Rouge … Continue reading

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Dan Mullen press conference live blog: LSU week

At 1 p.m. today, Dan Mullen will meet with the local media for his weekly press conference. Mississippi State beat South Alabama 35-3 over the weekend and plays at LSU on Saturday at 6 on ESPN. Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge … Continue reading

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With SEC play looming, the season changes for MSU

For the first time, it felt like football season in Starkville on Saturday. It was cool and it was clear. But Mississippi State was in Mobile, Alabama. There, near the coast, it was 90-something degrees and it was as muggy … Continue reading

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Family, friends and MSU figures remember Jack Cristil

And now, the end is here And so I face the final curtain My friend, I’ll say it clear I’ll state my case, of which I’m certain I’ve lived a life that’s full I traveled each and ev’ry highway And … Continue reading

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How MSU learned leadership and has kept momentum

The first two weeks of Mississippi State’s season have been all about momentum. Finding it, securing it, and most importantly, not losing it when it starts to swing the other direction. “That’s what you want in a veteran unit,” Dan … Continue reading

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