OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi football team's defense hasn't had much success stopping anybody this season, giving up a Southeastern Conference-worst 32 points per game. And it doesn't get easier this weekend. Cameron Newton, the athletic 6-foot-6, 250-pound Auburn quarterback, is coming to town.
For all the talk of the University of Kentucky football team's explosive offense, quarterback Mike Hartline's name usually is the second that comes to mind. Bouts with injuries and quarterback competitions throughout his four years at the school, Hartline had failed to lock down the position for a season before starting the 2010 campaign.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference men's basketball coaches Wednesday selected Mississippi State guards Dee Bost and Ravern Johnson and University of Mississippi guard Chris Warren to the league's preseason All-SEC team.
Mississippi State football coaches and players agree quarterback Chris Relf can handle his workload.
Mississippi State University freshman linebacker Chris Hughes will miss the team's game against the University of Kentucky at 6 p.m. Saturday (ESPNU) after a league suspension for an unnecessary hit in its win against the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Octavius Logan of Lamar University has been on a personal odyssey to play football at a higher level.
STARKVILLE -- The University of Kentucky's Randall Cobb will be the Mississippi State football team's most difficult individual matchup this season. MSU defensive coordinator Manny Diaz thinks enough of the Wildcats' do-it-all player that he believes Cobb will present a greater challenge than Auburn University quarterback Cameron Newton.
STARKVILLE -- The future of cowbells rests in the hands of Mississippi State's fans. While it's been the obvious component of the Southeastern Conference's amended artificial noisemaker ban to help accommodate MSU's greatest sporting symbol, the current margin for error is nil. MSU Director of Athletics Scott Stricklin confirmed Monday the SEC has notified the school it will be fined for violations of the cowbell compromise.
After narrowly avoiding an upset loss to Alabama-Birmingham, Dan Mullen and the Mississippi State Bulldogs are still looking to improve their passing game.
As the only returning starter for the Ole Miss Rebels, Chris Warren carries the responsibility of leading a team with six new players without the likes of Terrico White, Murphy Holloway or Eniel Polynice to help share the load.
Kayla Melson is going to do everything she can to help lead the University of Mississippi women's basketball team this season.
No. 24 Bulldogs survive late scare on strength of DePasquale's two field goals.
Mississippi State head basketball coach Rick Stansbury was surprised to see the media select his team as preseason favorite to win the Southeastern Conference's West Division. Not that he doesn't have complete confidence in his team, but more than anyone he knows what the Bulldogs lost from last season.
Turns out, Mississippi State forward Elgin Bailey can fix anything. Team in need of a confidence boost? Bailey's got you covered. Need intense defending and rebounding? He'll hook you up.
Traditional approaches don't apply this season to the Mississippi State women's basketball team.
It's a waiting game for Quartney Cox and Billy Autrey. The former West Point and Columbus high school standouts used their times at East Mississippi Community College to earn scholarships to play football at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Both players envisioned the 2010 season as the one they would realize their dream to play college football at the highest level of Division I.
Shaun Smith has been chasing his basketball potential for the past three years. That's saying a lot for a player who was heavily recruited as a high school senior.
STARKVILLE -- No pass, no problem. The Mississippi State football team's commitment to the running game reached its defining moment Saturday in a 10-7 landmark win against then-No. 22 University of Florida.
STARKVILLE -- Mary Kathryn Govero learned about patience at an early age. One of eight children, including five younger than her, Govero understood she always wasn't going to be the center of attention.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The University of Tennessee was predicted to win the 2011 Southeastern Conference women's basketball championship in voting Tuesday by a select panel of SEC and national media members.
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