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Mississippi State's Hill, Thompson staying for senior years

Jan. 15, 2020 8:32 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill and linebacker Erroll Thompson have decided to return to school for their senior seasons rather than enter the NFL draft. The decision represents a reversal for Hill, who had said last month he planned to enter the draft. Mississippi State...

New Mississippi State NCAA college football coach Mike Leach speaks at a news conference Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at the Starkville, Miss., based university, after being officially introduced as the head coach. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Leach relishes chance to test himself at Mississippi State

Jan. 10, 2020 3:25 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The opportunity to coach in a talent-rich area helped persuade Mike Leach make the decision to leave Washington State and accept the Mississippi State job, giving him the chance to test himself in the Southeastern Conference. “I know we’ve got a lot of work to do...

Louisville quarterback Micale Cunningham holds his most valuable player trophy after Louisville beat Mississippi State in the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Louisville won 38-28. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Louisville beats Mississippi State 38-28 at Music City Bowl

Dec. 30, 2019 9:18 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Consider the Louisville Cardinals' turnaround in coach Scott Satterfield's debut a smashing success. Micale Cunningham threw for 279 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 81 more, and Louisville beat Mississippi State 38-28 Monday in the Music City Bowl. The Cardinals (8-5) rallied...

Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead watches the players warm up before an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Starkville, Miss., Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)

Mississippi State, Louisville match run games in Music City

Dec. 29, 2019 10:45 AM EST

Music City Bowl: Mississippi State (6-6) vs. Louisville (7-5), 4 p.m. ET Monday (ESPN) Line: Mississippi State by 3 1/2. Series record: Mississippi State leads 3-2 but has never lost to Louisville on the field. The Bulldogs forfeited wins in 1975 and 1976. WHAT'S AT STAKE Mississippi State can finish with its...

Louisville head coach Scott Satterfield, right, talks with an official during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Louisville wants payback vs Mississippi State at Music City

Dec. 29, 2019 10:32 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Both Louisville and Mississippi State have new coaches since the last time these programs met just two years ago — and of course Lamar Jackson also is long gone to the NFL. There's still some Cardinals who want a little payback from that last meeting when they meet Monday in...

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) looks to pass against Georgia during an NCAA college football game for the Southeastern Conference championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Atlanta, Ga. (C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)

LSU's Burrow, Auburn's Brown named AP SEC players of year

Dec. 9, 2019 5:43 PM EST

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is a unanimous selection as the offensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. The top-ranked Tigers also have the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron and the newcomer of the year in freshman cornerback Derek Stingley Jr., as...

Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill (8) runs for a first down against Abilene Christian during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State to play Louisville in Music City Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 5:09 PM EST

Mississippi State (6-6, SEC) vs. Louisville (7-5, ACC), Dec. 30, 4 p.m. ET LOCATION: Nashville TOP PLAYERS Mississippi State: RB Kylin Hill, 1,347 yards rushing, 10 touchdowns. Louisville: RB Javian Hawkins, 1,420 yards rushing, eight touchdowns. NOTABLE Mississippi State: The Bulldogs had to win three of their...

Mississippi State running back Kylin Hill (8) runs past Abilene Christian players on his way to an 88-yard touchdown pass reception during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Egg Bowl matchup features two productive rushing attacks

Nov. 27, 2019 2:16 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Egg Bowl will likely be decided by which team best runs the ball — Mississippi or Mississippi State. That shouldn’t come as a surprise since both teams rely heavily on their rushing attacks. Ole Miss (4-7, 2-5 SEC) has rushed for 261.5 yards per game and leads all...

Mississippi State quarterback Tommy Stevens (7) evades an Abilene Christian defender as he runs for short yardage during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Stevens leads Mississippi State over Abilene Christian 45-7

Nov. 24, 2019 12:39 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State got a rare late-season break from SEC play on Saturday and took advantage of the opportunity. Tommy Stevens had two touchdown passes and ran for another as Mississippi State defeated Abilene Christian 45-7 on Saturday. Stevens had 165 yards passing and 88 yards...

Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead, right, confers with quarterback Garrett Shrader (6) during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Alabama won 38-7. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State ready for FCS program Abilene Christian

Nov. 22, 2019 8:00 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State finishes the nonconference portion of its schedule against Football Championship Subdivision program Abilene Christian. The Bulldogs (4-6) must win their final two games to become eligible for a 10th consecutive bowl appearance. The matchup with Abilene Christian...