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Akron hires Oregon offensive coordinator Moorhead as coach

Dec. 04, 2021 11:08 AM EST

AKRON (AP) — Akron hired Oregon offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead as head coach on Saturday, bringing back a former assistant for the Zips to take over a struggling program. Moorhead has been a head coach at Mississippi State (14-12 in two seasons) and FCS Fordham...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Dec. 01, 2021 13:46 PM EST

Greenwood Commonwealth. Nov. 30, 2021. Editorial: Hazard pay can create problems The Leflore County Board of Supervisors tripped up last year in doling out “hazard pay” that was bankrolled by one of the federal government’s coronavirus relief...

No. 8 Mississippi beats Mississippi State 31-21 in Egg Bowl

Nov. 26, 2021 00:22 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Snoop Conner ran for two touchdowns and No. 8 Mississippi scored 21 straight points to beat Mississippi State 31-21 on Thursday night in a windy, rainy and cold Egg Bowl. “What a cool night. What a cool win. We’re happy and relieved,”...

It's Egg over Iron by a longshot this week in the SEC

Nov. 25, 2021 02:11 AM EST

A look at Week 13 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 8 Mississippi (9-2, 5-2) at Mississippi State (7-4, 4-3), Thursday night. The SEC West Division race is over for Ole Miss and Mississippi State. Yet, both the...

No. 8 Mississippi, Mississippi St battle in Egg Bowl rivalry

Nov. 24, 2021 16:44 PM EST

Eye-popping offensive numbers have sparked improvements by No. 8 Mississippi and Mississippi State and make their in-state rivalry showdown even more intriguing. The Rebels (9-2, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) and Bulldogs (7-4, 4-3) both bring winning streaks into the 94th...

No. 8 Mississippi, Mississippi St match high-speed offenses

Nov. 24, 2021 14:34 PM EST

No. 8 Mississippi (9-2, 5-2 SEC, No. 9 CFP) at Mississippi State (7-4, 4-3), Thursday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Mississippi State by 2 ½ according to FanDuel.com Sportsbook. Series record: Ole Miss leads 63-47-6. WHAT’S AT...

It's rivalry week around the SEC, and they do just mean more

Nov. 24, 2021 14:14 PM EST

Winning rivalry games comes with bragging rights and other rewards, but Alabama coach Nick Saban knows what losing them brings. “If you don’t have success in this game, I don’t care what else you accomplish in the season, there’s always a ‘but,’" Saban said....

Top rivalries: Iron Bowl, The Game, Army-Navy, Red River

Nov. 23, 2021 15:04 PM EST

The best college football rivalries can change over time depending on the state of the programs involved. Go back 25 or 30 years and Miami-Florida State probably would have been near the top of most lists. Nowadays, while still heated and entertaining, ‘Canes-’Noles...

Rogers throws 5 TDs as Mississippi St. routs Tennessee St.

Nov. 20, 2021 16:55 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State quarterback Will Rogers broke Dak Prescott’s single-season program record for passing touchdowns on the Bulldogs’ first drive Saturday against Tennessee State. Then he surpassed Prescott’s mark in passing yards on their...

Mississippi State looks to keep rolling vs Tennessee State

Nov. 18, 2021 13:53 PM EST

Mississippi State is playing its best football, and coach Mike Leach wants his team to keep their feet on the gas. The Bulldogs (6-4) have won three of four and are coming off their biggest comeback in school history against then-No. 17 Auburn. Saturday's inaugural...