Mississippi State Athletics
Summary: The official account of Mississippi State University Athletics. Visit www.HailState.com for more news & information on the Bulldogs.
Catching up with the former Bulldog QB and All-American, turned NFL Rookie of the Year, Dak Prescott: (intro) Dak Prescott highlights | (1:20) Dak’s Rookie of the Year speech | (2:20) A typical off-season day | (3:45) How life has changed since August? | (5:35) Hevesy first recruited Dak in high school | (6:05) meeting Dan Mullen | (9:10) Bill Martin, Assoc. A.D. for media relations at Mississippi State, looks back on how Prescott handled the spotlight in 2014 and 2015 | (10:00) a memory of young Prescott at practice | (12:20) creating culture in a locker room | (13:35) what makes Dan Mullen a great QB developer? | (15:30) Dak’s impressions of Nick Fitzgerald | (16:00) Dak’s best game at Mississippi State | (19:40) Playing against Preston Smith in the NFL | (21:40) Multiple choice - Dak’s best throw in his rookie season | (22:50) Dak at the Dude? | (23:10) Miss Megan and the Christmas tree
John Cohen takes a look at spring sports at MSU off to a fast start in 2017. Women's Track & Field capturing another title at Boston University, Men's tennis off to a 3-0 start, plus Bulldog Softball kicking off the season this weekend with the Bulldog Kickoff Classic. Hear from Van Stuedeman as she previews the opening weekend. Cohen also discusses a characteristic of successful coaches and players: always looking ahead, and always finding room for improvement.
Vic Schaefer has led Mississippi State's women's basketball team to national relevance and a top-5 ranking. Fans have set attendance records in the last two seasons, and the program seems to be built to last. In this episode of Bully Pulpit, get to know Vic Schaefer. Where did his coaching career start? Find out how his experience on the staff at Texas A&M under Gary Blair is benefiting his rebuilding of the program at Mississippi State.
:00 Intro | (1:05) Jack Cristil's call vs Bama 2004 | (3:00) playing final year in Italy | (3:30) time in Israel | (6:00) Italian food | (8:20) reliving the OT win at Bama in 2004 | (12:00) toughness | (18:00) Shane Power talks about his point guard | (22:00) hitting "the shot" against South Carolina | (24:00) the "Road Warriors"
John Cohen and Matt Wyatt interview Will Clark: Intro, the story of 1st MLB at-bat vs Nolan Ryan (0:00) | Interview with Will Clark (3:30) | the genesis of Will's swing (4:10) | choosing Mississippi State (8:00) | "the Thrill" confidence (9:25) | the Starkville community, hunting, fishing (11:30) | Witnessing history: Mike Krukow (13:30) | Krukow a dear friend (16:30) | specialization of baseball skews numbers (21:00) | what happened in 1989? (24:00) | recapping Thunder & Lightning (26:50) | What would Will change? (28:30) | PED era of baseball (31:00) | comparing numbers to a different generation (33:30) | If Will were commissioner (35:00) | nobody dislikes Will Clark (36:45) | put off having family (39:30) | playing for Ron Polk (40:30) |
The first edition of Bully Pulpit: a conversation with A.D. John Cohen on the state of the programs, and here Ben Howland in his own words describe assistant at the scene of an auto accident on the way to a game in Baton Rouge.