Five Keys to Troy-Mississippi State
Jim McElwain has labored in college football's "Mecca" under Alabama coach Nick Saban and run the offense for two national championship teams.
STARKVILLE -- What a difference a year makes. Last year, Troy was a double-digit underdog that scared Mississippi State in a second-half run before falling 30-24. At 6:30 p.m. Saturday (Fox Sports South), Troy won't be the plucky underdog looking for attention. The Trojans know they have it.
GOODMAN -- The No. 9 Itawamba Community College football team remained undefeated Thursday night with a 13-10 victory against Holmes C.C. in a MACJC North Division game.
MOORHEAD -- For East Mississippi Community College football players, one could consider the postgame a semi-victory.
MOORHEAD -- Dontreal Pruitt and Justin Mack teamed up to help lead Laurel High School to the Mississippi High School Activities Association's Class 4A North State championship in 2011.
AUSTIN, Texas -- A few days after Alabama won the 2013 national championship, a University of Texas regent and a former regent talked with Nick Saban's agent about the possibility of the Crimson Tide coach replacing Longhorns coach Mack Brown, The Associated Press has learned.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State defensive coordinator Geoff Collins can't mention senior linebacker Deontae Skinner without getting emotional.
STARKVILLE -- Devon Bell's attitude isn't like most kickers and that might just be his problem.
STARKVILLE -- If there's one quarterback that knows what it takes to put it up big numbers on a Mississippi State defense, it's Troy's Corey Robinson.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State guard Jalen Steele has left the men's basketball program with the intention to transfer after he graduates following the spring semester.
SCOOBA - East Mississippi Community College freshman running back Preston Baker has always been drawn to watching Oregon play football.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen said Monday he has been fortunate never to have "a quarterback controversy" in his coaching career.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban isn't lavishing praise on Alabama's performance in a memorable victory against Texas A&M.
FULTON -- The Itawamba Community College football team is used to 3-0 starts.
With the Ole Miss football team off to its first 3-0 start since 1989, it would be normal for coach Hugh Freeze to worry about complacency.
STARKVILLE -- Meet Dan Mullen -- Mississippi State's fourth-down gambler.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- The worst defensive performance in the history of Alabama football, at least according to the stat sheet, was no reason for Nick Saban to panic.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen clarified his quarterback situation Sunday by stating senior Tyler Russell still isn't cleared for contact.
AUBURN, Ala. -- Finish.
1. Ole Miss will be ready for Memphis COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Hill, Gholar fuel Falcons' flight HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. Stricklin expected to take Florida AD job today COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Alabama's running game continues to roll COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Heritage Academy excited about big win HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS