Temperatures during Saturday's game vs. Northwestern State are forecasted to reach 90 degrees or greater. Because of this, Mississippi State Athletic Director, Scott Stricklin, announced this afternoon that fans will be allowed to bring their own clear water bottles into the stadium. Stricklin said that water fountains in the stadium are located on the north, west and east concourses. Cooling stations and first aid stations will also be set up on all the concourses. Aramark has noted that they will be selling water bottles at 2 price points on Saturday-- $2 for a 12-ounce bottle and $5 for a 32-ounce bottle.http://www.hailstate.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=16800&SPID=11006&SPSID=105453&DB_OEM_ID=16800&DB_LANG=&IN_SUBSCRIBER_CONTENT=&DB_OEM_ID=16800&IN_SUBSCRIBER_CONTENT=&DB_OEM_ID=16800
15. Mississippi State (NR). This would be a huge leap into the poll for the previously unranked Bulldogs, but do SEC West wins get much bigger than beating LSU in Baton Rouge?Tomorrow's Top 25 Today (CBS Sports)
"Throw away your doubts, throw away your fears, and just go two feet into Mississippi State basketball, and see what happens." - Rick RayIf this quote isn't posted somewhere in the lockerroom next year, then the Athletics Department has monumentally failed. Absolutely thought this is a perfect quote for this hire, at this moment, in this situation. (from today's press conference, via Brad Locke's Twitter)
Mississippi State is Fozzie Bear. The loveable losers of the SEC, State hasn't won an SEC title since 1941. But God love 'em, even with jokes that were stale 50 years ago, Fozzie trudges out there each night to get killed by the audience, and always with enthusiasm. That's the key here, it's the undying optimism that Fozzie possesses, in the face of all reason not to. Mississippi State fans can relate. Next year is your year, guys. Really. I'm not just saying that.The SEC as Muppets - And The Valley Shook
"Dylan's decided to transfer, and we wish him the best. He has our full support with everything. He did a great job for us during his time here."--Coach Dan Mullen on Dylan Favre's decision to transfer.
"It’s a phenomenal idea. It’s a fun way to involve social media at the game, and to TV viewers it’s going to stir up some emotions between both teams. I can definitely see the the Mavs and other teams doing it."Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban's Thoughts Regarding State's Endzone Hashtag Idea
"Since I’ve been here we’ve always rebounded pretty strongly. We handle adversity pretty well around here. It’s kind of what our program is based on. Year round we try to put them in adverse situations. I think they’ll bounce back and be ready to come to work today."--Coach Dan Mullen
"They scored 42 points against a really, really good football team in Utah State… They’re the defending national champs and found a way to win, and in doing so scored 42 points. I take that we’re going to have our hands full with an excellent Auburn football team."--Dan Mullen on next week's game against Auburn Read the rest of Brandon Marcello's article here.
The five-star recruit has been open about more than the phone calls going a little overboard. He's openly saying he likely won't narrow his list any further until the season is in full swing, to make sure his schools of choice won't be facing any probation or NCAA issues next season.Channing Ward hears from Dan Mullen as the recruiting period opens back up