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Football and Race in Mississippi

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

If white Mississippians can identify with, embrace and cheer deliriously for teams that are 82 percent (Mississippi State) and 75 percent (Ole Miss) black, is it too much to hope that they might bring themselves to at least stop hating and show a modicum of respect to a president who is 50 percent black?

Mississippi State Makes Historic Rise To No. 1

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 10.12.2014 | Sports

Mississippi State is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, replacing Florida State and making the fastest rise to the top spot ...

HIGHLIGHTS: South Carolina Ties School Record

AP | PETE IACOBELLI | Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Connor Shaw threw for four touchdowns, Mike Davis ran for 128 yards to move past 1,000 yards this season and...

National Champs Ensared In Latest NCAA Scandal

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

College football programs from the talent-rich Southeastern Conference are having to defend themselves in the wake of allegations of money being funne...

LOOK: You Won't Believe What This Stadium Is Made Of

Posted 04.15.2013 | Weddings

This groom's cake is every football lover's dream. Mississippi State University football fan Tristan Rawson tweeted a photo of the groom's cake ser...

No. 1 Tide Rolls On

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 10.28.2012 | Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama brushed aside a top SEC West challenger and roared on to an even tougher one. AJ McCarron passed for 208 yards and two to...

Encore! Senior Running Back Dazzles In Music City Bowl

AP | TERESA M. WALKER | Posted 02.29.2012 | Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Playing in the Southeastern Conference dimmed Mississippi State's high expectations this year. With the two longest touchdown...

5 Reasons the Gamecocks Will Beat Bulldogs

Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports

The South Carolina Gamecocks will battle the Mississippi State Bulldogs in Davis Wade Stadium for SEC glory; kickoff is set for 12:21 p.m. and the gam...

No. 3 LSU Beats No. 25 Mississippi State

AP | DAVID BRANDT | Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Jarrett Lee completed 21 of 27 passes for 213 yards and a touchdown and No. 3 LSU defeated No. 25 Mississippi State 19-6 on ...

Reigning BCS Champs Pull Off Upset

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 11.10.2011 | Sports

AUBURN, Ala. — Ryan Smith went low and came up big for Auburn. The backup safety stopped Chris Relf at the goal line with a leg tackle on the f...

No. 20 Mississippi State Rolls Over Memphis In Season Opener

AP | By DAVID BRANDT | Posted 11.02.2011 | Sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Mississippi State's first touchdown on Thursday night came on a beautifully thrown, 44-yard pass from Chris Relf to Chad Bumphis. Re...

Dr. Bob SEC West Preview

Bob Stoll | Posted 10.26.2011 | Sports
Bob Stoll

I'm excited for the start of another football season and I've spent the last month doing a team by team analysis and rating of all 120 Division 1A (aka FBS) teams.

Recruting Of Cam Newton Reporedly Being Investigated

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn has had "no contact whatsoever" with a man who allegedly tried to secure payment from Mississippi State during the recruit...

Mississippi State Recruits Visit Strip Club? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Mississippi State's athletic director says prospects and current players visited an "establishment deemed impermissible." -- MrSEC.com notes...

Dan Mullen: New Mississippi State Football Coach

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

JACKSON, Miss. — Florida offensive coordinator Dan Mullen will be the new football coach at Mississippi State, moving from the Southeastern Conf...