MSU Will Eventually Have a Good Offensive Line

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

OL: Young But Talented

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

MSU Strength Coach Jim Nowell Talks Conditioning

Mississippi State head strength coach Jim Nowell explained the reason for his conditioning test and how the freshmen are progressing with their conditioning.
August 2, 2005

MSU Football Workout Pics-Part 1

Mississippi State football players lifting weights at 6 a.m on July 22nd.
July 22, 2005

Freshmen Show Potential for the Future

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

An Interview with Jim Nowell - Part 2 of 3

In part-two of a three-part interview, MSU head strength coach Jim Nowell talked about a few of the players (veterans and newcomers) and his impression of their conditioning.
July 11, 2005

An Interview with MSU Strength Coach Jim Nowell

Dawgs' Bite, Powered by 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

Recruiting Update: OL Josh McNeil

Josh McNeil, an offensive lineman who played for Collins High School in Collins, Mississippi, talked about what coaches have come in for in-home visits and what schools are his leaders.
November 30, 2004