Taylor Stafford's dream came true this weekend.
University of Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze won't take a lot from watching the film of the University of Texas' 40-21 loss to Brigham Young University.
STARKVILLE -- The Auburn University football team will have to reshuffle its first-team defense for its Southeastern Conference opener.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- University of Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper insists this Texas A&M University game is not about revenge.
Darrell Robinson gave new meaning to the term "workhorse back" when he played running back at Noxubee County High School.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University freshman wide receiver De'Runnya Wilson feels like a football player.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen said Sunday his quarterback situation is pretty simple.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University offense took full advantage of playing an inferior opponent Saturday in the home opener.
STARKVILLE -- The maroon and white world were introduced to the talents of Ashton Shumpert 22 times Saturday afternoon. A week after not playing against No. 13 Oklahoma State University in a nationally televised game, the four-star tailback was told earlier in the week he'd see action against Alcorn State University in the Mississippi State University football team's home opener.
STARKVILLE -- Chris Jones still doesn't like to be called a defensive tackle. Mississippi State University's highly coveted, five-star recruit from Houston, who was the second-ranked prospect in the country according to 247Sports.com, drew his first start of his career Saturday in a 51-7 victory against Alcorn State University, but doesn't want the crowd of 55,085 at Davis Wade Stadium that watched the game to be fooled. He still sees himself as a defensive end with the Bulldogs.
MACON -- Wyatt Roberts needs no introduction in the state of Mississippi. The 6-foot, 200-pound right-hander has been a fixture at quarterback for the Louisville High School football team for the past three seasons. In that time, he has earned a reputation as the gunslinger of a high-powered offense and has polished his skills to the point he has given a verbal commitment to play quarterback for Jacksonville State (Ala.) University, a Football Championship Subdivision School.
MILLPORT, Ala. -- If at first you don't succeed, call on your defense and special teams to get things going. That was the motto of the Pickens County High School football team Friday night in its Alabama High School Athletics Association Class 1A, Region 5 opener against South Lamar.
WEST POINT -- The train was coming downhill all night. Sometimes it was the Oak Hill Academy Raiders' only weapon.
AMORY -- Prior to the start of the 25th renewal of the A-Team game between the Aberdeen High School football team and Amory High, the home team cheerleaders' run-through banner boldly proclaimed, "Bulldogs ain't got no bite!"
It was a wild ride Friday night as county rivals Columbus and New Hope high school faced off in what has come to be their annual rivalry game.
CALEDONIA -- Football is game of momentum. The team that has the momentum usually carries the day.
WEST POINT -- It was clear from the opening minutes of this annual rivalry game that the West Point High School football team's running attack was just too dominant for Starkville.
OXFORD -- In honor of their extraordinary contributions to the University of Mississippi, Ole Miss Athletics will name the newly renovated Indoor Practice Facility the Olivia and Archie Manning Athletics Performance Center once its facelift is complete in early 2014, Ole Miss Director of Athletics Ross Bjork announced Friday.
HATLEY -- The Hamilton High School football team made the most of its final tuneup before Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 1A play by shutting out Monroe County rival Hatley 42-0 on Friday night.
LOUISVILLE -- With spread offenses and passing attacks that are throwing the football 40-50 times a game running wild, one would expect the old-school approach under center with a fullback and running back to be a lost cause. Heritage Academy football coach Barrett Donahoe still believes in the old-school approach.
1. West Point's Edwards, Knight will go to EMCC HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Caledonia powerlifting team wins another region title HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. NHHS junior high softball program will play first games Thursday HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
4. Cold start dooms New Hope girls against Ridgeland HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. MSU women keep climbing higher, higher LOCAL COLUMNS