OXFORD -- Matt Insell isn't going to let one game define the 2013-14 season or his program.
STARKVILLE -- The Mississippi State men's basketball team went down low Friday night to win its season opener.
SCOOBA -- East Mississippi Community College sophomore defensive back Byerson Cockrell walked gingerly but had a big smile on his face.
SCOOBA -- Winning a state championship seemed like a foregone conclusion for the No. 2 East Mississippi Community College football team. Granted, many felt that way about the Lions last season, too.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Texas A&M's football history prides itself on what it calls the 12th man. It was all about one man -- "Johnny Football" -- Saturday.
HOUSTON -- In the most unintentional way possible, the Mississippi State women's basketball team might have begun the process of proving it has more than just one all-conference player.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen could recall each special teams miscue Saturday in a 51-41 loss to No. 11 Texas A&M.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen became emotional Saturday night after his team's 51-41 loss to No. 11 Texas A&M, but it had nothing to do with what happened on the field.
OXFORD -- Sometimes, a football game can come down to one play. This adage is easily recognizable when that one play happens on the last play or goes for a long touchdown.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- For the first time in two months, an opponent was standing up to Alabama. The top-ranked Crimson Tide flashed its overwhelming punching power to knock out No. 10 LSU on Saturday night in a 38-17 victory, scoring the final 21 points in punishing fashion.
OXFORD -- Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace danced in the pocket for a few seconds and then double clutched. It looked like a play ripe to end with a bad decision.
OXFORD -- Jarvis Summers picked the right moment to have the best offensive performance of his career.
East Mississippi Community College president Dr. Rick Young congratulated football coach Buddy Stephens and summed up the college's football program quite succinctly to his sixth-year coach. "You really have this thing rolling right now," Young said.
STARKVILLE -- The lessons came with a price.
OXFORD -- Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze uses the word "scary" to describe the Arkansas Razorbacks.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Zach Mettenberger and AJ McCarron typically only run as a last resort and much prefer throwing passes the old-fashioned way: From the pocket after calling the play in a huddle.
MERIDIAN -- It's frightening what kind of numbers Devonta Pollard could produce once he's healthy and feels comfortable with his new East Mississippi Community College teammates.
STARKVILLE -- When you're coming off a 10-22 season, your team doesn't have the luxury of being able to look past any opponent.
5 Keys for Mississippi State-Texas A&M
SCOOBA -- When the first renderings of the new Sullivan-Windham Field were drawn up, East Mississippi Community College football coach Buddy Stephens dreamed of playing championship games before capacity crowds in a state-of-the-art complex.
2. Price making a habit of saving Bulldogs COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Bulldogs older, wiser entering rematch with Huskies COLLEGE SPORTS
5. MSU softball team rallies past Southern Mississippi COLLEGE SPORTS