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.
GOODMAN -- The East Mississippi Community College football team reigned supreme in a battle between the top two defenses in the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges.
In the national spotlight tonight will be the Itawamba Community College football program.
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State verbal commitment quarterback Elijah Staley was dismissed from his high school team Wednesday.
STARKVILLE -- Defensive coordinators across the country have been racking their brains trying to figure out a method to stop tempo offenses.
WEST POINT -- Ally McDonald and the Mississippi State women's golf team won what would be considered the closest thing the sport offers to a home game.
Kayla Nevitt had a plan.
STARKVILLE -- No walking.
STARKVILLE -- Bigger, stronger faster.
STARKVILLE -- The panic is already being felt in Baton Rouge, La., after the LSU defense gave up 44 points in its first loss of the 2013 season.
SCOOBA - While the East Mississippi Community College offense may awe fans, sometimes players can be taken aback in the same manner.
STARKVILLE -- Even LaDarius Perkins can get frustrated about his lack of production. The Mississippi State senior tailback admitted Monday he has dealt with a lot of negative emotions while trying to recover from a right foot injury and to get the better of defenses focusing on him.
Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze is looking at his team's first loss of the year as a bump in the road and not a season-changing moment.
STARKVILLE -- Whether it's eating grass or the hat he wears on the sideline, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen stopped short of saying Les Miles' mannerisms were a act.
STARKVILLE -- Call it what you want -- controversy, dilemma, or decision. Dan Mullen's choice of who will play quarterback for Mississippi State football team is a been-there, done-that scenario for Matt Wyatt.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama's defense set the tone on the game's opening series when HaHa Clinton-Dix upended Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell inches short on fourth down.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama responded to a week of soul-searching with a dominating defensive performance against Ole Miss. The Crimson Tide's offense didn't jump on the Rebels early, but Alabama turned to its ground game in the second half after the sluggish start.
1. Patriots' Berry returns from injury with vengeance HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
2. Skinner wins at Magnolia Motor Speedway LOCAL SPORTS
3. Littell talks about coaching journey, Budke COLLEGE SPORTS
4. MSU's James feeling stronger with each outing COLLEGE SPORTS
5. Tempo will be key for No. 1 MSU vs. No. 9 Oklahoma State COLLEGE SPORTS