When he quarterbacked the Columbus High School team, Damian Baker knew the offense was reliant on his making big plays.
STARKVILLE -- Tobias Smith doesn't lead the Mississippi State University offensive line in pancake blocks, sacks allowed, or starts this season. He simply leads the team.
STARKVILLE -- The Middle Tennessee State University football team will arrive in Starkville without the Sun Belt Conference's current leading rusher and the nation's No. 3 scorer.
STARKVILLE -- Dak Prescott's first college touchdown pass was a five-week bluff by the Mississippi State University football team's coaching staff.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen said Sunday his program's "major concern" was not looking forward to a matchup against defending national champion University of Alabama on Oct. 27.
STARKVILLE - The collision course of Southeastern Conference unbeaten teams is just one more step closer to a reality. With all due respect for the football program at Middle Tennessee State, with the 41-31 victory against the University of Tennessee Saturday night, Mississippi State University has set up their program for the matchup everybody wants to see.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State University senior offensive guard Tobias Smith got the start Saturday against the University of Tennessee.
STARKVILLE -- Game on. The highly rumored game between the Mississippi State University and Oklahoma State University football programs to open the 2013 season at Reliant Stadium in Houston is official.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University men's basketball coach Rick Ray doesn't understand how or why his team being picked to finish near the bottom of the Southeastern Conference would motivate his team further.
BOONEVILLE -- The dream matchup is set. Fourth-ranked East Mississippi Community College and sixth-ranked Northwest Mississippi C.C. will meet next Thursday night in Scooba for the MACJC North Division championship. The winner also will remain alive for the junior college football national championship.
OXFORD -- The University of Mississippi and Auburn University football teams are winless this season in the Southeastern Conference.
BOONEVILLE -- After fourth-ranked East Mississippi Community College ran its win streak to 19 games with a 49-0 rout of outmanned Northeast Mississippi Community College on Thursday, fifth-year EMCC coach Buddy Stephens offered an observation.
STARKVILLE -- John Cohen has a request for every Mississippi State University fan who might see sophomore first baseman Wes Rea around campus in Starkville.
STARKVILLE - The three letters that define the highlighted matchup of Saturday's game at Davis Wade Stadium are N-F-L.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University women's basketball team is learning what it means to be accountable for coach Vic Schaefer.
STARKVILLE - Former Mississippi State University tailback Vick Ballard will get his first start in the National Football League Sunday.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen wasn't going to start the postgame media conference Saturday without a statistics sheet.
SCOOBA -- When the East Mississippi Community College football team won its first national championship last season, linebacker D.J. Jordan knew he would play a critical role in the title defense.
STARKVILLE -- University of Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley will coach Saturday from the Davis Wade Stadium press box after undergoing surgery on his fractured right hip injury Tuesday afternoon.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban interrupted the breathless pontification about a weekend that jumbled the Southeastern Conference and national title races with a brief message. See, I told you.
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