MSU Historical

How State nearly went to the Rose Bowl in 1940

After a 10-0-1 regular season in 1940, Mississippi State accepted a bid to play in the Orange Bowl against the Georgetown Hoyas. But the Orange Bowl wasn't the only bowl that came calling that...

How the students fired Kermit Davis in 1977

In 1977, Mississippi State head basketball coach Kermit Davis registered yet another disappointing season, and after the season was complete, he handed in his resignation, partly due to the...

MSU's first Olympian: Don Scott at the 1920 games

With the 2012 Summer Olympics in London just around the corner, we take time in our Summer School MSU History to remember Mississippi State's first Olympian, Don Scott, who participated in the 1920...

The mooning incident at Dudy Noble Field

We revisit the mooning incident of 1987.

Steve Spurrier nearly MSU's coach in 1985

In our series taking a look back through MSU's athletics history. Today we examine 1985, and how Steve Spurrier almost became the head coach at Mississippi State

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