For a school-record 11th straight season, Mississippi State football is going bowling as the Bulldogs will face No. 24 Tulsa in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl at 11 a.m. CT on Dec. 31 at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas.
STARKVILLE – The first early period of the Mike Leach era has been signed, sealed and delivered with 19 recruits that span eight states joining the Mississippi State football program on National Signing Day. The class includes 12 prospects on offense and seven recruits on the defensive side.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matt Corral threw for two touchdowns as Ole Miss raced to a 14-0 first quarter lead and held off a late Mississippi State surge Saturday to defeat the Bulldogs 31-24 in the Egg Bowl rivalry.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — First-year Mississippi State coach Mike Leach says he tried to inspire his team this week by showing them footage of Hall-of-Fame NFL safety Ed Reed.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Isaiah Spiller ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns and Kellen Mond threw for two scores to help No. 11 Texas A&M beat Mississippi State 28-14 on Saturday.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Two coaches and almost three years since Arkansas last won a Southeastern Conference game, the Razorbacks took down the team that was the talk of college football last week.
STARKVILLE – The Bulldogs returned to the gridiron on Tuesday night, as Mississippi State held its first practice of the fall at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex.
Southeastern Conference schools will be able to bring football and basketball players back to campus for voluntary activities starting June 8 at the discretion of each university.
Gulfport Assistant Baseball Coach Colton Caver has been around the diamond for quite some time. As an assistant coach who also helped during summer league baseball time, he noticed most leagues falling by the wayside due to COVID-19. That is why he took initiative by founding the Deep South …
The NCAA is moving forward with a plan to allow college athletes to earn money for endorsements and a host of other activities involving personal appearances and social media content.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Southern Miss Head Women’s Soccer Coach Mohammed El-Zare has announced the hiring of Carly Mauldin as an assistant coach for the program. Mauldin was officially hired in early March.
STARKVILLE – Nikki McCray-Penson, considered one of the top rising stars in women’s college basketball having both playing and coaching experience in multiple Final Fours, has been named Mississippi State’s eighth head coach, Director of Athletics John Cohen announced Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Mississippi State’s Reggie Perry captured National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 20 First-Team honors announced Monday.
STARKVILLE – Following the SEC's announcement Tuesday to cancel all regular-season conference and non-conference competitions for the remainder of the 2019-20 athletic year, including all remaining SEC championship events, Mississippi State Athletics announced ticket refund information for s…
STARKVILLE – After grabbing a pair of saves to help the Mississippi State baseball program to a sweep of a two-game series against No. 2 Texas Tech, graduate Spencer Price was tabbed as the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday (March 16).
STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has hired Zach Arnett as its defensive coordinator and linebackers coach, head coach Mike Leach announced Wednesday.
Mike Leach will become the new head football at Mississippi State according to several national college football reporters via social media on Thursday, including Pete Thamel, who reported the news first.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Micale Cunningham threw for 279 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 81 more, and Louisville capped coach Scott Satterfield's debut season by beating Mississippi State 38-28 Monday in the Music City Bowl.
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The long-standing pipeline connecting Wayne County to the Southeastern Conference added another talented defensive player on Wednesday as part of the 2020 signing class. Three-star defensive tackle Armondous Cooley signed his LOI (Letter of Intent) with Mississippi State football on Day No. …
The 116th meeting and 92nd Egg Bowl between Mississippi State and Ole Miss went down to the wire, but turnovers and a poorly timed celebration in the final seconds “peed the game away” for Ole Miss to keep the game from going to overtime, giving Mississippi State a 21-20 victory after a miss…
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Tommy Stevens had two touchdown passes and ran for another as Mississippi State defeated Abilene Christian 45-7 on Saturday.
Alabama could not have asked for a better start from junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. He started the contest against the Bulldogs 9-of-9 for 193 yards and two touchdowns while Alabama cruised to a 38-7 victory. However, what happened in the closing minutes of the first half drew silence fr…
Should college athletes be compensated for their ability to play sports? That question is a burning one and a hot-button issue for many. Today let’s look at both sides of the coin and the most popular takes on both sides of the spectrum.
Who will be fired first, Matt Luke at Ole Miss or Joe Moorhead at Mississippi State? The always hotly contested Egg Bowl is 31 days away, and there is a chance that the outcome of the 2019 edition of that game will determine the continued employment of one of those men at his university.
Mississippi State’s defense held for as long as they could, but Heisman trophy contender Joe Burrow and the No. 2 ranked LSU Tigers found their groove and the key to open the floodgates as they defeated the Bulldogs from Starkville 36-13.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's defense finally delivered the kind of performance that Jeremy Pruitt's teams produced consistently during his career as an assistant coach.
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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Kylin Hill rushed for 120 yards and three touchdowns to lead Mississippi State to a 28-13 victory over Kentucky on Saturday.
Stringer sophomore Jackson Parker has committed to Mississippi State baseball. Parker’s commitment came on his birthday, turning 16 years old, and about a month after Mississippi State extended an offer to the left-handed slugger.
A frustrating day for Mississippi State in all three phases of the game ended with a tough 31-24 loss to the Kansas State Wildcats. The Bulldogs were defeated for the first time since these two teams have squared off head-to-head on the gridiron. The loss sets the Bulldogs 2-1 on the season …
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Not yet 15, and two games into his high school varsity career, freshman running back Ty Jones has a Division 1 offer. Wednesday morning, Mississippi State extended an offer to the Bay Springs product.
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Graduate transfer Tommy Stevens passed for two touchdowns and ran for one in his first college start as Mississippi State defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 38-28 on Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Here is the full transcript of what Joe Moorhead had to say at SEC Media Days inside the Birmingham Hyatt Regency-The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama.
OMAHA, Neb. – For 125 days, the 2019 Mississippi State baseball program rode a wave that included dominant starting pitching performances, offensive outbursts and sparkling defense, but crazy things happen in Omaha. On Thursday (June 20), State dropped its first game of the season when leadi…
OMAHA, Neb. – The road less traveled will be the path the No. 5 Mississippi State baseball program will need to take if it is to come out of bracket two at the 2019 College World Series after a 6-3 loss to No. 2 Vanderbilt on Wednesday (June 19) afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park.
STARKVILLE – It was Yogi Berra that said, “It’s like déjà vu all over again,” and for the No. 6 national seed Mississippi State baseball program the 2019 College World Series started much like the 2018 College World Series, with a walk-off win.
When PCS football coach Derek White arrived in Hattiesburg last April, he was soon introduced to Camp Tice, one of only four seniors the Bobcats returned for his first season at the helm. A 6-foot-4, 165 pound outside linebacker and tight end, Tice was described by White as long and rangy, a…
STARKVILLE – Michael Johnson, a veteran in both the college and professional coaching ranks who spent the 2017-18 seasons at the University of Oregon, has been named Mississippi State’s wide receivers coach, head coach Joe Moorhead announced on Monday.
IRVING, Texas – Former All-American cornerback, NFL veteran and current Mississippi State cornerbacks coach Terrell Buckley was one of 13 players and two standout coaches elected to the 2019 induction class for the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation announced on Monday.
TAMPA, Fla. – Making its school-record ninth straight bowl appearance, Mississippi State arrived in Tampa on Thursday afternoon for the first of several days of preparation and activities leading up to the Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day.