STARKVILLE -- It should come as little surprise that Dan Mullen and the Mississippi State coaching staff have a different take on a critical statistical breakdown.
SCOOBA -- Winning the first six games of the season is not uncharted territory for the East Mississippi Community College football team.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen just wanted his senior quarterback to settle in and get back in a rhythm last weekend.
STARKVILLE -- Van Chancellor says the best thing about his life as a retired coach is getting to do whatever he feels like when he wakes up in the morning.
STARKVILLE -- Rick Ray says his front court depth hasn't changed from last year and this is not something he hoped for.
While the schedule doesn't ease up for the Ole Miss football team, the good news is the Rebels will be home for a while. Ole Miss will play the first of six-straight home games at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (ESPN) when it plays host to No. 9 Texas A&M at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State senior quarterback Tyler Russell always gathers the new and freshmen wide receivers to give them a piece of critical advice.
STARKVILLE -- The parents of Petal High School receiver Jesse Jackson told him he didn't have to wait to make his college choice.
STARKVILLE -- Dan Mullen said Sunday he didn't see a lot of missed assignments in the secondary after he watched the film of the Mississippi State football team's 59-26 loss to LSU on Saturday.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The youngsters and reserves took over for much of No. 1 Alabama's game against Georgia State, and it wasn't just about emptying the bench in a blowout win.
STARKVILLE -- The drama all week and Saturday leading up to kickoff didn't matter. The buzz surrounding who Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen would pick to play quarterback failed to derail a LSU offense that made sure the Tigers earned their 21st victory in the last 22 games against the Bulldogs.
STARKVILLE -- At every home game of Dan Mullen's 55 previous games as Mississippi State football coach, the school announced a starting quarterback. The streak stopped Saturday.
STARKVILLE -- Zach Mettenberger set himself apart Saturday as arguably the most dangerous pocket passer to face Mississippi State since Dan Mullen took over the Bulldogs program.
AUBURN, Ala. -- Auburn's Nick Marshall can't be judged only by his passing yards. The Tigers are using Marshall's legs to regain respect in the Southeastern Conference.
AUBURN, Ala. -- Statistics. They are a big part of any football game. Statistics are kept in just about every category imaginable in college football today. A quick look will normally give you a good idea of who controlled a football game and won it.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The ball seldom hit the ground, regardless of which Alabama quarterback was throwing the passes. The top-ranked Crimson Tide's defense also held its third-straight opponent out of the end zone.
STARKVILLE -- Some people belong together. Savannah Carter sensed when she first saw Vic Schaefer that she shared a love for hard-nosed, aggressive play with the coach nicknamed "Secretary of Defense." At the time, Schaefer was an associate head coach at Texas A&M, but Carter realized she would like playing for a coach who enjoyed defense as much as she did.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville High School defensive coordinator Brooks Oakley admitted before his team's game against Northwest Rankin that he had no idea what kind of offense he and the Yellow Jackets would see. It didn't matter.
5 Keys for LSU vs. Mississippi State
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama has placed an assistant strength and conditioning coach on administrative leave for lending money to suspended defensive back Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, The Tuscaloosa News reported Thursday.
1. Starkville, Columbus boys win in Clinton HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Howland: MSU will treat Kentucky like any other game COLLEGE SPORTS
3. No. 4 MSU beats Ole Miss for record 19-0 start COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Insell, Ole Miss make progress but want more COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Starkville High's Bell developing as force HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS