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Mississippi State News and Notes | Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Lots of links today covering topics from Nick Ammirati getting a coaching job to practices updates, Boobie mic'd for sound, Lindgren to the majors potentially soon, and more.

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MSU News and Notes

We're now under 25 days until Mississippi State kicks off the season, folks.  It's so close you can almost taste it.  Sure, we've still got more than three weeks, but when practice starts up it feels like it's just days away.  Fortunately there's plenty of news and notes to read up on to tide you over.

The big 2014 Mississippi State football guide: Fortunes have changed quickly [SBNation]

Wired for sound: Boobie Dixon [BuffaloBills.com]

Bulldogs Go Through Two-a-days at "The Farm" [HailState.com]

McKinney focused on team success over personal accolades [Bulldogs 247 - $]

ESPN Classic is showing the Snow Bowl game today at 2:30 (the good one, not the 2012 one) [Sixpackspeak]

Battle-tested: Bulldogs banking on seven veteran receivers [Daily Journal]

(vote on the) All-Time MSU Football Team: Defensive Backs [Hail State Beat]

Dan Mullen wants Dak Prescott to drive MSU like a sports car [Clarion-Ledger]

Stadium expansion coincides with expectations for MSU [Columbus Dispatch]

Hail State Hoops European Tour Blog [HailState.com]

MSU Kicker Competition [Clarion-Ledger]

The Yankees drafted lefty reliever Jacob Lindgren out of Mississippi State with their first pick in June's draft and have promoted him to Double-A. He could be fast-tracked to the majors by the end of the month - [ESPN]

And to top things off, here's a little diddy by one of the greatest rock bands of all time (And yes, I know they're not the same without Layne, but they're still really good.)