Mississippi State football

Mississippi State Fires Head Football Coach Joe Moorhead

Mississippi State has fired football coach Joe Moorhead after just two seasons. The Bulldogs went 14-12 under Moorhead, who was previously the offensive coordinator at Penn State. He was hired after the 2017 season when Dan Mullen left Mississippi State for Florida. Moorhead took over a team with high expectations in 2018, but the Bulldogs finished a disappointing 8-5. This…

Mississippi St upsets No. 7 Texas A&M 35-28

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Nick Fitzgerald ran for 182 yards and two touchdowns, Aeris Williams ran for a career-high 140 yards and Mississippi State used a dominant ground game to upset No. 7 Texas A&M 35-28 on Saturday. It was a stunning win for Mississippi State (4-5, 2-3 Southeastern Conference), which was coming off an uninspiring 56-41 win over lower-level…

Fitzgerald has 7 TDs, Mississippi State beats Samford 56-41

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) – Nick Fitzgerald tied a Mississippi State record with seven total touchdowns and led the Bulldogs to a 56-41 win over Samford on Saturday. The win snapped Mississippi State’s three-game losing streak and the Bulldogs (3-5) had 669 yards of total offense. Fitzgerald was 20 of 35 for 417 yards, five touchdowns and two interceptions. He also…

Mississippi State guard Darryl Williams injured

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Mississippi State guard Darryl Williams was motionless on the field for 10 minutes after a successful field goal in the second half against Kentucky on Saturday night. The freshman was taken to University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center for further evaluation. Mississippi State athletic spokesman Bill Martin said Williams had movement in all of his extremities…