STARKVILLE -- One talks with his family, visits schools, and picks a college It often is one of the biggest choices teenagers make as they become adults. For some, that's when things only start to get interesting.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State University football program welcomed the 12th verbal commitment to its 2013 recruiting class Saturday morning after Alabama athlete Dezmond Harris opted to play for the Bulldogs.
HOOVER, Ala. -- University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban has reminded every member of the 2012 squad that this season is simply another test for his program to learn how to deal with success.
HOOVER, Ala. -- With all respect to the amount of emphasis that Mississippi State University wants to put in the in-state rivalry game, the University of Mississippi still doesn't share the intensity.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Without initially being aware what he'd accomplished, Mississippi State University football coach Dan Mullen immediately realized the significance of the three players he brought to the 2012 Southeastern Conference football media day.
HOOVER, Ala. -- In a moment of clarity before the first Mississippi State University spring football practice of the 2012 season, junior offensive guard Gabe Jackson came to a stunning realization.
HOOVER, Ala. -- Mississippi State University senior cornerback Johnthan Banks is convinced he'll leave the Bulldogs program with an undefeated record against the University of Mississippi.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The heightened awareness about head injuries in football has resulted in rules changes for the 2012 college season.
HOOVER, Ala. -- While praising the league's commitment to having minority coaches in its premier sport of college football, Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive announced Tuesday former Mississippi State University football coach Sylvester Croom will be the subject of an ESPN/SEC Network documentary in the league's "Storied" series.
HOOVER, Ala. -- The two incoming members to the Southeastern Conference have been welcomed to the league by being told they've been playing inferior football in the past.
HOOVER, Ala. -- For the last three years, everything for Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen and quarterback Tyler Russell have been about experiencing firsts.
STARKVILLE -- The leading returning tackler in the Southeastern Conference finally was acknowledged Monday. Mississippi State University linebacker Cameron Lawrence was selected to the 2012 Butkus Award watch list. The award is given annually to the nation's best linebacker.
STARKVILLE -- The next step in Jake Wells' coaching career was about finding the right philosophical fit at a bigger program. For John Cohen and the Mississippi State University baseball program, the task was finding the next young, up-and-coming coach to complete a staff that will lead the team to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb.
Mississippi State University head softball coach Vann Stuedeman recently completed her first season with the Bulldogs. MSU finished 33-24 and 12-16 in Southeastern Conference play, and returned to postseason play for the first time since 2009. MSU saw its season end with a pair of losses in the Eugene Regional, hosted by the University of Oregon. Today, Stuedeman reviews her first season as a head coach on the collegiate level, and looks ahead to 2013.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University offensive guard Gabe Jackson received two birthday presents Thursday. The junior from Amite County High School was named to the Outland Trophy Award watch list and was a preseason second-team pick to the All-Southeastern Conference team.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State University redshirt sophomore tight end Malcolm Johnson suffered an injury last weekend. MSU football spokesperson Joe Galbraith declined to elaborate about the specifics of the injury, citing "team policy on injuries. He refused to comment about whether the injury was to Johnson's "upper body" or "lower body" when asked Wednesday afternoon.
OXFORD -- It has been a hectic few weeks for University of Mississippi junior right-handed pitcher Bobby Wahl with the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.
STARKVILLE -- Essentially what the Mississippi State University baseball program accomplished Tuesday was a trade with the country directly to the north of us.
STARKVILLE -- After completing their first active season on the Mississippi State University football team, two players made it to national watch lists.
STARKVILLE -- Marcus Green will be in a Mississippi State University football jersey in 2012. MSU officials announced Thursday morning the NCAA granted the 24-year-old tight end a sixth-year of eligibility after the school applied for it on his behalf.
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