Once upon a simpler time it really was ‘reporting day’. Now, just about every Bulldog reported in June and July...or scarcely left campus in the first place. Whatever their summer tenure all involved will welcome Wednesday as the official start to football practices.
July 29, 2014
It isn't only Bulldog players who must transition back into the game-preparation mindset. With campus bowl camp winding down the coaching staff has had to regain their own game-week stride. So Geoff Collins has been busy scouting and scheming for a real opponent, and instructing his defense.
December 19, 2013
"Obviously a tough week for us, outside of football, with Dak Prescott's mom Peggy passing away early Sunday morning. I know within the program obviously, we're a very tight-knit family program and when someone in our family has to go through something like that it's always a very, very difficult situation. Our prayers are always with him and our prayers are with the whole family."
November 4, 2013
Two weeks from now the stadium lights will be turned on again. But next time so will the scoreboard, for Mississippi State's season opener. So in advance of the real kickoff Coach Dan Mullen gave his Bulldogs as realistic a preparation practice as possible, with a full Saturday scrimmage on Scott Field.
August 18, 2012
It was odd enough back in spring not having those familiar facemasks on the practice field. And come August training camp excuse Coach Tony Hughes if he accidentally calls out for Charles or Wade, only to remember…those four-year fixtures in the Bulldog defensive backfield are gone.
July 5, 2012
Now, technically there are three dates left on the camp calendar, including Saturday's Maroon-White Game. Realistically? "This was our last big-time scrimmage," reported Tyler Russell following Friday. "Like Coach Mullen said, the spring is over."
April 19, 2012