How do you prepare to play defense against a tailback universally described as "the leading Heisman Trophy candidate"? That's the problem for Alabama's defense this week, and the Crimson Tide is taking the challenging assignment very seriously.
September 11, 2007
The outlook wasn't brilliant for the home team. When the Bulldogs assembled at Scott Field they already had five losses and were facing a clear and severe mismatch, hosting a ranked SEC visitor. For weeks State's head coach had proclaimed areas of individual and team improvement, but all home folk and visitors alike could see were two months of frustrating results. Any such progress was too subtle, and in fact a handful of fans were just starting to openly question the program's direction.
October 24, 2004
Since taking charge of the Mississippi State program Coach Sylvester Croom has required a more professional approach to everything about Bulldog football. That's no surprise considering the 17 seasons Croom spent in the National Football League before his return to the college ranks. And on the whole his amateur players have adapted reasonably quickly to a new way of acting and thinking.
August 12, 2004
<img src="http://www.genespage.com/images/highschool/football/2004/lowejonathan.jpg" align="left"> Football newcomers Jonathan Lowe and Robert Walker talked about the hopes and expectations that they have for their first year at Mississippi State.<P> <h6>Pictured: Jonathan Lowe</h6>
August 9, 2004