Monthly Archives: October 2016

Howland Expecting Youthful Mistakes, But Optimistic For Quick Growth

Ben Howland’s team is young. Like, really, really young. By one published measure, the fourth-youngest team in America. Super-duper young. And that’s not something Howland has in common with them. With a résumé` like his, he’s one of the most … Continue reading

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Schaefer Displays Competitive Fire At SEC Tipoff

“I’m critical of my kids,” he prefaced, “but he’s absolutely the best thing on that guitar I’ve ever heard. When he plays Johnny Cash – he does two of them. Starkville City Jail and, there’s another, what’s the other big … Continue reading

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From SEC Tipoff 2017: Quinndary Weatherspoon Primed For Breakout Sophomore Campaign

During an interview midway through Mississippi State’s trip through Italy, I was asking head coach Ben Howland about the apparent improvement of sophomore Quinndary Weatherspoon (an assessment he agreed with), and I mentioned how much more confident the talented guard … Continue reading

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In Rare Conversation, Mullen Shares Blueprint For Program

A little over two years ago, I remember Athletic Director Scott Stricklin leading a tour of Mississippi State’s newly-finished expansion and renovation of its football stadium, a $75 million dollar project he’d been working on since he took over and … Continue reading

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Graveman, Renfroe Return To Starkville

As Mississippi State is putting up billboards across the country for former Bulldogs now in the pros – “Wherever you go, we go with you,” they read – the number of said athletes representing MSU in various professional organizations is … Continue reading

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Dan Mullen Press Conference Live Thread – BYU Week

At 1 p.m. today, Dan Mullen will meet with reporters for his weekly press conference. Mississippi State plays at BYU on Friday night at 9:15 central. Live updates to follow. And he’s here. Mullen opens discussing the short week and … Continue reading

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Radio Highlights, Maroon Memories And A Photogenic Dog

Watching highlights of big moments and plays in sports is, obviously, a popular thing. It’s why shows like SportsCenter on ESPN are so popular, why 10 second clips spread like wildfire on Twitter and why two minute videos showing a … Continue reading

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Dan Mullen Press Conference Live Thread – Auburn Week

At 1 p.m. today, Dan Mullen will meet with local reporters for his weekly press conference. After an off week over the weekend, Mississippi State hosts Auburn on Saturday at 11 a.m. Live updates to follow. And he’s here. “Excited … Continue reading

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