Mississippi State offensive line coach J.B. Grimes is known in the coaching circles as one of the best offensive line coaches in the business. That's the very reason MSU head coach Sylvester Croom hired him. But it's been tough even for the veteran Grimes, primarily due to the rash of injuries his young, but talented freshmen linemen have had to deal with during this training camp.
August 21, 2005
Mississippi State offensive line coach J.B. Grimes is not known as a coach that throws compliments out easily. A player has to prove to him that he is a player before he hands out the compliments. Well, the Grimes I talked to Friday evening after practice was in a compliment-throwing mood when talking about his freshmen.
August 6, 2005
Most of the Mississippi State football freshmen, with a few veterans sprinkled in, ran sixteen 110s after their weightlifting workout Monday afternoon. There is not only a time limit for each run, but they also have a limited number of seconds to rest in between each run. Although a few of them had some difficulty making all their times, most of them were very impressive.
July 19, 2005
Dawgs' Bite, Powered by GenesPage.com did an interview with Mississippi State head strength coach Jim Nowell recently. Coach Nowell talked about the summer workouts he has planned for the football team, dramatic improvements he has seen in a few of his players, and the new weight room and the equipment in it.
May 9, 2005