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Four by Four: Who replaces Evan Sobiesk as MSU’s kicker in 2015?

To bridge the gap from the end of sports for the 2014-15 year to the unofficial beginning of sports for the 2015-16 year (SEC Media Days), we’ll be running four series of four items each over the next month in … Continue reading

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Taking (and failing) the most important test all NCAA coaches must pass

It’s a 30 question test. You can miss up to six answers and still pass. Seven or more incorrect, you fail. I missed seven. Guess I’ll never be a football coach, after all. Or any coach, for that matter. Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Four by Four: Assessing MSU’s battle for starting safeties

To bridge the gap from the end of sports for the 2014-15 year to the unofficial beginning of sports for the 2015-16 year (SEC Media Days), we’ll be running four series of four items each over the next month in … Continue reading

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Four by Four: Predicting MSU’s leading tackler in 2015

To bridge the gap from the end of sports for the 2014-15 year to the unofficial beginning of sports for the 2015-16 year (SEC Media Days), we’ll be running four series of four items each over the next month in … Continue reading

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Four by Four: Who will lead MSU in rushing in 2015?

To bridge the gap from the end of sports for the 2014-15 year to the unofficial beginning of sports for the 2015-16 year (SEC Media Days), we’ll be running four series of four items each over the next month in … Continue reading

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Four by Four: Predicting who leads MSU in sacks in 2015

To bridge the gap from the end of sports for the 2014-15 year to the unofficial beginning of sports for the 2015-16 year (SEC Media Days), we’ll be running four series of four items each over the next month in … Continue reading

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Four-by-four: Predicting MSU’s leading receiver in 2015

To bridge the gap from the end of sports for the 2014-15 year to the unofficial beginning of sports for the 2015-16 year (SEC Media Days), we’ll be running four series of four items each over the next month in … Continue reading

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Former MSU track star Cochran to compete on American Ninja Warrior

A sign of strong athletic programs at the college level is often how many players make it to the next level. At Mississippi State, for example, the last five years have seen first round picks in the NFL, NBA, MLB … Continue reading

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A ‘new era’ of Mississippi State basketball begins with Howland, Newman

Today was the first day of class and the very first college practice for three freshmen basketball players, day one of a journey with a coach in his first year on campus and a team playing together for the first … Continue reading

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List of freshmen football enrollees, plus new numbers for returning players

In the dregs of summer, we pounce on any football news we can get. This week, we didn’t even have to scrape the bottom. A wealth of small Mississippi State-football related items are worth talking about the last few days. … Continue reading

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