HOUSTON -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen needed four words to describe his team's season-opening loss.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University volleyball coach Jenny Hazelwood expected to some early season adversity with a young roster. Hazelwood found that adversity Saturday at Newell-Grissom Building, as MSU dropped a pair of four-set decisions to the University of Arkansas, Little Rock and Southeast Missouri State University.
HOUSTON -- The doomsday scenario for the Mississippi State University football team came true with 2 minutes, 50 seconds left in the third quarter.
HOUSTON -- Head trainer Justin Gremillion was the busiest person on the Mississippi State University football team's sideline Saturday.
ATLANTA -- With everyone focused on a three-peat, Nick Saban reminded his University of Alabama players of someone who did it twice -- Michael Jordan. If they're going to follow MJ's lead, they'll need to play with a lot more passion than they showed in the season opener. Better get to it. Next up, it's Johnny Football.
HATTIESBURG -- Texas State University's Tyler Arndt slipped through the University of Southern Mississippi defensive line, made a quick move and then ended up strolling into the end zone for the 17-yard, go-ahead touchdown.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- University of Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze may have a highly-rated crop of freshmen to coach. Senior Jeff Scott made sure his new teammates left their first college game as winners.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The offensive guys are hogging much of the attention at the University of Alabama these days. Seriously.
POPLARVILLE -- A.J. Stamps spent the past nine months learning a new position. The East Mississippi Community College sophomore defensive back proved Thursday night at Dobie Holden Stadium he could be pretty good at it.
FULTON -- Sophomore quarterback Griff Loftis threw four touchdown pass, and Tobias Lofton rushed for 94 yards Thursday night to lead the No. 16 Itawamba Community College football team to a 40-7 season-opening victory against East Cenrtal C.C.
POPLARVILLE -- East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens really enjoys defensive touchdowns. Another one of Stephens' favorite things is a special teams score.
Mississippi State University will open its football season Saturday in Houston, Texas, with a contest against No. 13 Oklahoma State University.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University coaching staff is teaching Tyler Russell in his fifth season like he's the contestant on a game show.
STARKVILLE -- The similarities can't be avoided when talking about the two defensive coordinators in Saturday's Texas Kickoff Classic.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Vanderbilt Commodores are hoping experience provides that little something extra against the University of Mississippi.
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SCOOBA -- Byerson Cockrell likes to listen.
STARKVILLE -- D'Runnya Wilson has now gone from a unknown three-star late signee to a player who has exploded onto the Mississippi State University depth chart.
STARKVILLE -- Just because the Mississippi State University coaching staff is preparing to see two quarterbacks Saturday doesn't mean the game plan will be drastically different.
STARKVILLE -- Les Koenning has learned in 32 years as a football coach the question he likes the least: Who is calling the offensive plays?
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