SEC West Projections 

My extremely optimistic for MSU SEC west projections 

Arkansas: 8-4 not too shabby 

Alabama:10-2 solid, but not good enough for  Saban 

Auburn: 7-5 im not onboard the hype train….sorry Gus 

Texas A&M:7-5 (they’re probably losing to UCLA tbh) 

LSU:8-4 not bad for coach O 

Mississippi State:10-2 (I know it’s messed up I don’t care it’s the preseason either I do crappy projections or write about the Ball family) 

Ole Miss: 6-6 Optomism! 


SEC East Projections 

   At SEC Media Days all media experts made their picks for SEC standings. Of course it’s too early to make projections, but hey might as well start outrage and fights online sooner than later…oh SEC Off-season soooo glorious. This was the medias projections:now I’ll break down every team’s schedule breifly in the east. 

MissouriI have the other tigers going 5-7 which is extremely optimistic, however it’s 2nd to last place in the SEC East. 

Kentucky:I was slightly optimistic for Kentucky however they’re still dead last in the east at 4-8. 

Vanderbilt:No upsets here, Vandy just gets work done here. A solid 6-6. 

South Carolina:UPSET ALERT FOR CLEMSON. USC goes 6-6. 

Georgia:Georgia finishes 7-5, a solid season for the Bulldogs out east. 

TennesseeThe Vols are going a solid 8-4. Not bad. But probably not good enough for Butch Jones. 

FloridaYour SEC East champions, the Florida Gators are going 9-3! 

The biggest Question Mark for MSU Football

No, it’s not the secondary. No, it’s not the receivers. And no, it’s not the offensive line. It’s a position group. One that was a big question mark last year, and has always been shaky. It’s the Special Teams. No I’m not talking about returners. I’m talking about kickers. Dan picked up Tucker Day, but I don’t feel confident that he can fix all of our shanked punts or missed kicks. Which let me say right now, we’re going to miss healthy Westin again. The kickers aren’t good kickers, or even consistent kickers. We need to covert every PAT, and make most of our Field Goals, and we need to get the ball downfield on punts, and get it downfield on kickoffs. Kickers are so underrated, but so vital to a team’s success. So many good teams fall short because they don’t have kickers. If Tucker Day comes through for us, then we could have a very good year. We lost to LSU due to field goals twice over the past 2 years and other teams as well. (LSU stung the most in my opinion) If we can just knock down some 40 yarders then we’d be fine or get punts that go longer than 25 yards. We have to give our defense better field position. Especially in Dan Mullen’s bend don’t break scheme. The punters contributes directly to that, and when he gives the offense a short field, then the defense tends to fall apart, because the defense is built for long drives. Hence the name bend don’t break. And then 1 point on PAT’s are pretty important. As well as 3 points. Better to be down 3-7 than 0-7. If we can get the ball down field (but not out kick our coverage) then the defense is going to thrive, as well as the team. This season will determine a lot for the Bulldogs, and if it is dissapointing becuase of special teams again, then that’d be a big shame. However if the kickers keep their end of the deal up, then we’re going to do just fine. 

Rushing stats for TSUN and MSU 

I was on twitter and I was minding my own business, and reading all the tweets that stingray has. Then something caught my eye. A retweet. A rebel fan said that his team runs the ball more and better than Mississippi State which I found absolutely absurd. So I can sit around and tell you all day about how dem bulldawgs are better than dem Rebs. Buuuttt that wouldn’t work. However, stats do.  So I had to scroll down to see dem rebels. Mississippi State has run the ball 532 times for 2,997 yards. Dem rebs have ran 422 times for 1,793 yards. Dem bulldawgs got more yards and attempts. End of discussion riggghhtt?? Weeellll apparently not for all of you footbawl nerds I’ll do advanced stats too. Also I would never guess that we have better rushing stats than LSU. well. Ish.  Dem Rebs get 149 yards a game rushing. That’s awful. So we know the majority of their yards and plays run are passes. Dem bulldawgs get 230 yards a game. That’s a lot better. And get about 5.6 yards per carry. That’s good. Dem Rebs get about 4.3 yards per carry. That’s not very good. I am a strong believer in running the football and I think that if you run the ball you will be rewarded with wins. Dan has always had solid run games (with the exception of 2015 that was pretty much the Dak show) but Dan should have a settled backfield and that means we can run the ball more. Which means that we’ll win. So. Rushing. Bulldawgs>Rebs

The recruiting class so far 

1/24/17 12:45pm the current time and date this article was written. Mississippi State is doing well in recruiting, and there are more commitments are coming. Here’s how it stacks up as of right now: 

There are 20 commitments. It stacks up 10th in the SEC and 27th nationally

Keytaon Thompson Dual threat QB 4 star

Chauncey Rivers WDE 4 star 

Jonathan Abram S 3 star

Deion Pope DT 3 star

Lee Autry DT 3 star 

Tommy Champion OT 3 star

Montez Sweat WDE 3 star

Brian Cole S 3 star

Austin Williams WR 3 star

Tyler Williams CB 3 star

Tyre Philips OG 3 star 

Jaquarius Landrews S 3 star

James Jackson DT 3 star

Kylin Hill RB 4 star 

Tyler Dunning OLB 3 star 

Landon Guidry S 3 star

Cordavian Suggs OT 3 star

Taekion Reed OT 3 star 

Montravious Richardson OT 3 star 

Tucker Day P 2 star 

The future is bright for the Bulldogs, and is going to get brighter.