BATON ROUGE, La. -- While a small batch of University of Alabama fans celebrated behind the end zone at Tiger Stadium, A.J. McCarron found his parents at the edge of the stands. He lunged into their arms, his watery-eyed father rubbing his son's hair. McCarron had vowed he wouldn't let his team lose to LSU in the game of the year. The Crimson Tide quarterback was true to his word.
ATHENS, Ga. -- One of Mark Richt's oldest trick plays gave the University of Georgia football team the lift it needed to remain on track for a shot at the Southeastern Conference title.
SCOOBA -- With 21 seconds left in regulation, the Copiah-Lincoln Community College football team was down to one person who could single-handedly beat East Mississippi C.C. Joe Craig did just that.
STARKVILLE -- It has been seven months since Rick Ray was hired as Mississippi State University's 19th men's basketball coach in school history.
STARKVILLE -- Carnecia Williams and Katia May scored 13 points each, and a stifling Mississippi State University defense forced 26 turnovers in a 55-49 exhibition win against Shorter on Friday night at Humphrey Coliseum.
OXFORD -- Hugh Freeze is working his turnaround magic again -- this time in the Southeastern Conference.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- A quarterback described as a game manager can often be perceived as someone who's mostly responsible for supervising plays and not making them. Unless the QB is AJ McCarron and he plays for Nick Saban.
Neil McGuire has nothing but great things to say about his time at Mississippi State University.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray is curious to see how his style of play is received in his first season in the Southeastern Conference -- and his first as a Division I head coach.
STARKVILLE -- Vic Schaefer has said several times in the preseason that it would take at least 21 straight days for his Mississippi State University women's basketball team to develop habits.
STARKVILLE -- The phone calls are still taken among the Wilson family in Starkville and the Sumlin family in College Station, Texas.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University freshman guard Fred Thomas showcased his natural ability that could likely translate easiest from high school to college -- scoring.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University isn't just worried about one side of the ball with its upcoming opponent.
East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens had to approach his team in a different manner this week.
Winning region championships has been status quo for the East Mississippi Community College men's basketball team.
STARKVILLE -- The opportunity is there to take for Kendra Grant.
STARKVILLE -- Earlier this season, Neil Macdonald had an artist's rendering of upgrades to the Mississippi State University Soccer Field on the wall in his office in Humphrey Coliseum. When asked about the picture, Macdonald smiled and said something to the effect that he hoped the rendering would come true because it was something the program needed to compete.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University has its version of Texas A&M University freshman Johnny Manziel.
Neil Macdonald dismissed from soccer coaching position at Mississippi State University after earning 58-103-14 record over nine seasons.
STARKVILLE - The coaching hot seat for the Mississippi State University special teams coach isn't even close to hot.
1. Columbus boys beat Callaway HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Piper realizes life-long dream in athletics at MSU COLLEGE SPORTS
3. SEC women's basketball squads off to strong starts COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Bell, Bulldogs ready for Egg Bowl battle COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Starkville High ready for North State championship game HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS