Latest Joe Moorhead News

Mississippi State's Stevens 'day to day' with shoulder issue

Sep. 16, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State starting quarterback Tommy Stevens' status for its Southeastern Conference opener Saturday with Kentucky remains uncertain after a shoulder injury knocked him out of each of the Bulldogs' last two games. Bulldogs coach Joe Moorhead described Stevens' situation...

Thompson leads Kansas State past Mississippi State 31-24

Sep. 14, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Skylar Thompson only threw one touchdown pass in Kansas State's 31-24 road win at Mississippi State, but boy was it a big one. With 5:37 left in the fourth quarter and the game tied 24-24, Thompson rolled out and found Dalton Schoen wide open in the right side of the end zone and...

Ex-FCS coaches Moorhead, Klieman meet in K-State vs Miss St

Sep. 13, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

Nobody has to convince Mississippi State's Joe Moorhead or Kansas State counterpart Chris Klieman that the teams they will be facing Saturday will be well-coached and assignment-sound. They know each other's paths to major college football quite well. Just a few years ago, Moorhead was head coach at Fordham, a...

Mississippi State offense shows improvement under Moorhead

Sep. 12, 2019 2:52 AM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's offense appears more comfortable in the Bulldogs' second season under coach Joe Moorhead. After ranking 10th in the Southeastern Conference in points per game (28.5) and yards per game (397.4) during the former Penn State offensive coordinator's debut year in...

Injuries force SEC teams to alter quarterback plans

Sep. 11, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This was supposed to be the year that the Southeastern Conference showcased its wealth of experienced quarterbacks up and down the league. Plans have changed for a number of schools. Injuries have wreaked havoc around the conference, forcing coaches to rely on newcomers. South...

Hill Leads Mississippi State Past Southern Miss 38-15

Sep. 7, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Kylin Hill rushed for 123 yards and one touchdown to lead Mississippi State to a 38-15 win over Southern Mississippi Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. Hill was injured late in the first half but returned in the second half and totaled 67 yards and his touchdown run in the second...

Hill Leads Mississippi State Past Southern Miss 38-15

Sep. 7, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Kylin Hill rushed for 123 yards and one touchdown to lead Mississippi State to a 38-15 win over Southern Mississippi Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. Hill was injured late in the first half but returned in the second half and totaled 67 yards and his touchdown run in the second...

Hill Leads Mississippi State Past Southern Miss 38-15

Sep. 7, 2019 7:15 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Kylin Hill rushed for 123 yards and one touchdown to lead Mississippi State to a 38-14 win over Southern Miss Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium. Hill was injured late in the first half but returned in the second half and totaled 67 yards and his touchdown run...

Mississippi State, Southern Miss look to maintain momentum

Sep. 6, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State and Southern Mississippi are both seeking to maintain momentum from season-opening victories as they renew their in-state rivalry. While Mississippi State kicked off its season with a 38-28 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette in New Orleans, Southern Miss posted a...

Draft losses, suspensions hinder Mississippi State defense

Sep. 5, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Draft losses and suspensions are causing depth problems for a Mississippi State defense that ranked among the nation's best last season. Mississippi State already had to replace three first-round draft picks on defense and now has two more projected starters on that side of the...