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Live thread: Dan Mullen press conference, USM week

At 1 p.m. today, Dan Mullen will hold his weekly press conference. Mississippi State plays Southern Miss in Hattiesburg this Saturday to open the 2015 season. We’ll share live updates here from his time at the podium. —————————————— Mullen is … Continue reading

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Spending a game on the bench with MSU volleyball’s McFatrich

“Fatch,” as he’s called by most who know him, is David McFatrich. He was hired earlier this year to be the new head coach of Mississippi State volleyball, coming with an extensive resume, a long list of references and a … Continue reading

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Campbell Dale offers inspiration to those at MSU

I shouldn’t be writing about Campbell Dale. I shouldn’t even know who he is. A five year old closing in on his sixth birthday next month, Campbell should be in a kindergarten class right now, smiling, napping and learning how … Continue reading

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French goalkeeper Tanya de Souza offering promise for MSU soccer

According to the internet, it’s about 4,600 miles straight from here to Paris, France. A direct flight would last nearly half a day and take you seven hours into the future, one of those weird things where you go somewhere … Continue reading

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Walley, Johnson hoping to fill MSU’s hole at tight end

Those on the outside haven’t mentioned him at all, while even those who cover the team on a daily basis have hardly spoken his name. All the concern with Mississippi State’s offense has been about replacing Josh Robinson or Dillon … Continue reading

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Live thread: MSU soccer and volleyball media day

Beginning at 1 p.m. today, Mississippi State’s volleyball and soccer teams will have their preseason media day led by their coaches. We’ll have live updates throughout the afternoon right here on the blog. Soccer opens their season at home on … Continue reading

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David Turner talks depth and talent on defensive line

As often happens with this particular coach, I have found that David Turner is far better at explaining things and sharing information than I could hope to be. Mississippi State’s defensive line coach is regularly among the best quotes on … Continue reading

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MSU expecting a “NASCAR offense” with Wilson, Ross

Roaring around tracks at speeds upwards of 200 miles per hour, stock cars represent some of the fastest, most entertaining and most dangerous feats of sport in the world. Those who would get nervous approaching 90 MPH on an interstate … Continue reading

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Live thread: MSU football Media Day

Beginning today at 11:30 and running through early afternoon, Mississippi State football will be hosting its on-campus Media Day. Festivities begin with Dan Mullen at 11:30 and will continue with defensive coordinator Manny Diaz and co-offensive coordinators Billy Gonzales and … Continue reading

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MSU experiences success with emoji keyboard

In the realm of social media, Mississippi State has made a habit of being first. For instance, the MSU football team was the first to have a hashtag in the endzone, even if that was later outlawed. This week, MSU … Continue reading

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