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NCAA Announces Penalties for MSU; Booster Provided Cash, Cars

The NCAA has announced penalties for Mississippi State relating to an investigation into the recruitment of a student-athlete. MSU was cited for a booster making recruiting contact with a “top football prospect,” and former assistant coach Angelo Mirando was cited

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NCAA to Reveal Findings of MSU Investigation on Friday

The NCAA Committee of Infractions will announce its findings of an investigation of Mississippi State’s football program on Friday. ESPN first reported the news today, and an MSU official confirmed that there will be a teleconference with the NCAA at

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NCAA Bans Hashtags from Football Fields

The NCAA is cramping Mississippi State’s social media swag. According to a rules memo dated April 17, the NCAA football rules committee has banned the use of Twitter hashtags on football fields. MSU, of course, was the first school to

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Blog Bag Answers: Kiel, Chappelle, Baseball RPI, and More

Hey, y’all, got all your Blog Bag answers for you on time this week. Good questions, and hopefully the answers are satisfactory. Lots of football and baseball talk. ––––– Q: Just heard that quarterback Gunner Kiel is transferring from Notre Dame.

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Tobias Smith Gets Sixth Year from NCAA

Mississippi State offensive guard Tobias Smith, whose career has been hampered time and again by injuries, has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA, the school confirmed today. The extra year was granted in December. This doesn’t mean

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SEC Teleconference: Mullen Talks Redmond, P.J. Jones, Staying Focused

We had a robust chat with Dan Mullen today on the SEC coaches teleconference. He talked about Troy, sure, but he was also asked about the Pat Forde report, Will Redmond and P.J. Jones‘ suspension. To the highlights! • On whether he was aware

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Yahoo! Report: Booster Named, More Details Emerge Regarding Redmond

Byron De’Vinner has offered several details about the recruitment of MSU freshman Will Redmond in a story by Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports. Among the details is the name of the booster who’s been disassociated by the school: Robert Denton Herring, who De’Vinner

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De’Vinner: Booster Gave Redmond Money

Byron De’Vinner, a key figure in the NCAA’s investigation into possible recruiting violations by Mississippi State, spoke today. He called in – unexpectedly – to Head to Head Radio, a statewide afternoon sports talk show hosted by Richard Cross and former

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Blog Bag Answers: NCAA, DBs, Brewster, & Rowdy Students

It’s Friday, which means I have some Blog Bag answers for you. I hope you find them satisfactory. Q: What is the latest on the NCAA investigation? I read a couple of weeks ago that it was nearing the end

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