5 things every Mississippi State fan needs to know today
The effects of Alabama’s dismantling of Mississippi State last weekend will be felt for the rest of the Bulldogs season. But with another week comes another game and a chance to forget about the 31-6 throttling. Check out these stories to see what you’ve missed this week.
Here are five things to know:
- Before Mississippi State can forget its 31-6 loss against Alabama and look forward to Arkansas on Saturday, SEC Country broke down some film of the Bulldogs blitz schemes against the Crimson Tide.
- Mississippi State’s disappointing loss at home was reflected in the team’s new position in the latest SEC Country Power Poll.
- During the game, star wide receiver De’Runnya Wilson was carted off the field after an injury. Monday, coach Dan Mullen had some news on Wilson’s status.
- Mullen spoke about the team’s next matchup — at Arkansas — in his weekly press conference Monday, and had nothing but praise for the Razorbacks.
- In two weeks, the Bulldogs will face Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl. Monday, the kickoff time of the rivalry game was announced.
Other Mississippi State news from around the Internet
- Mississippi State senior cornerback Taveze Calhoun accepted an invitation to the East-West Shrine Game, which will be played on Jan. 23 in Florida. (ClarionLedger.com, Michael Bonner)
- The Bulldogs’ offensive line needs some serious work if Mississippi State wants to compete in the SEC West, writes columnist Hugh Kellenberger of The Clarion-Ledger.
- Recruits were watching when Alabama dismantled Mississippi State last weekend. Here’s what they had to say. (247sports.com, Hank South)
The best stories around the SEC
- Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze on LSU RB Leonard Fournette: “One of the best backs probably in the history of the SEC.”
- ESPN expert Paul Finebaum gives Leonard Fournette “0 percent” chance at Heisman Trophy.
- Mother of nation’s No. 1 player wasn’t impressed with Auburn’s academics pitch at first.
- SEC teams try to “date” the College Football Playoff in hilarious spoof video.
- Auburn coach Gus Malzahn likes fan’s hilarious Idaho game plan.