Mississippi State Rumors & News

  • Mississippi State's Elijah Staley to transfer

    The Clarion-Ledger "Mississippi State's quarterback competition is down to three after Elijah Staley announced he has been granted a release from the university and will transfer. Staley had been competing with Damian Williams, Nick Fitzgerald and Nick Tiano to replace Dak Prescott. The four had been splitting..." August 13

  • Mississippi State's Jeffery Simmons pleads no contest to assault

    The Score "The case against Mississippi State recruit Jeffery Simmons seems to have come to an end. The four-star defensive end pleaded no contest to a charge of simple assault Tuesday, according to Royce Swayze of The Clarion-Ledger. Simmons was also found guilty of malicious mischief related to a March..." July 27

  • Mississippi State's Jeffery Simmons Found Guilty Of Malicious Mischief

    Deadspin "Jeffery Simmons, the five-star Mississippi State recruit that was shown beating a woman on a video recording, had his day in court Tuesday. Simmons was found guilty of malicious mischief, pleaded no contest to the charge of simple assault, and had a charge of disturbing the peace dropped. The..." July 27

  • Former Mississippi State receiver Chris Smith killed in shooting

    The Clarion-Ledger "Former Mississippi State wide receiver Chris Smith was shot and killed in Meridian on Friday night, coach Dan Mullen confirmed to The Clarion-Ledger. Meridian police chief Benny Dubose said the incident occurred at Frank Berry Courts on 8th Street, according to WTOK. Dubose didn't immediately..." July 17

  • Arkansas' Bret Bielema throws shade at Auburn, Alabama and Mississippi State over offseason arrests

    Alabama "With Steve Spurrier enjoying retirement, SEC Media Days was unusually dry when it came to rhetoric at the podium. That was, of course, until Arkansas' Bret Bielema took the stage shortly before 11 a.m. Bielema isn't afraid to speak his mind or ruffle some feathers when he talks. Wednesday was..." July 13

  • Mississippi State Coach Dan Mullen Has Family Issues

    Deadspin "Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen wanted to talk about family at SEC Media Days yesterday, particularly when questions turned to five-star recruit Jeffrey Simmons. The freshman defensive end was hit with a one-game suspension in June, after video of him beating a woman emerged online...." July 13

  • Dan Mullen tries to distance himself from controversial Jeffery Simmons decision

    CBS Sports "Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen tried Tuesday to distance himself from the controversial decision to enroll five-star defensive end Jeffery Simmons and suspend him one game for repeatedly hitting a woman on the ground. But when pressed about what responsibility he has if a recruited player with..." July 12

  • Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen Trolls Michigan Incredibly Hard After Working With Jim Harbaugh At Camp

    College Spun "Jim Harbaugh can certainly give it on Twitter. Can he take it? We’re about to find out. Harbaugh and his Michigan coaches are in Mississippi today, along with Dan Mullen and Mississippi State. After the camp, Mullen took a nice swipe at Michigan, posting a picture of the team’s 2011 Gator Bowl..." June 08

  • Miss. State allows Jeffery Simmons to enroll after arrest; DE will be evaluated

    ESPN "Signee Jeffery Simmons will be allowed to enroll and play football at Mississippi State, but with conditions attached -- including a one-game suspension served in the season opener -- the school announced Thursday. Simmons was arrested in March and charged with simple assault and disturbing the..." June 03

  • MSU lands four-star Columbus running back Kylin Hill

    The Clarion-Ledger "Columbus four-star 2017 running back Kylin Hill verbally committed Wednesday to Mississippi State as a high-priority recruit for the Bulldogs and the most impressive in-state addition in a spring highlighted by several. Hill is MSU’s first running back commitment for 2017, and the Bulldogs..." May 19

  • Dan Mullen on undrafted underclassmen: 'People are taking advantage of kids'

    Coaching Search "A pair of Mississippi State juniors who left school early went undrafted last weekend, and Dan Mullen doesn’t believe enough players are getting the right advice. Of the 107 players who left school with eligibility remaining, 30 went undrafted. Each player has their own reasons for leaving,..." May 09

  • Ole Miss receives extension to respond to NCAA allegations

    National Football Post "Ole Miss’ response to the NCAA’s notice of allegations was due Friday, but the school has been granted a 30-day extension because Ole Miss officials said one of the “other parties” in the case requested the extension. “This extension is an often-used tool available to all parties and the Notice..." April 23

  • Mississippi State receiver dismissed for violating school's honor code

    Alabama "Receiver Fred Brown has been dismissed from Mississippi State for violating the student honor code, the Clarion-Ledger reported on Thursday. Officials confirmed Brown is no longer a student. According to the report, Brown missed Mississippi State's scrimmage last weekend because of a family..." April 14

  • Highly Rated College Football Recruit Apologizes For a Video Allegedly Showing Him Beating a Woman

    Complex "A five-star defensive end, and the No, 19 overall player in the country, Jeffrey Simmons was allegedly caught on video repeatedly punching a woman (alongside another woman) during a violent confrontation Thursday night. Simmons is a Mississippi State signee who is currently scheduled to enroll at..." March 27

  • Mississippi State’s Chris Jones arrested

    The Clarion-Ledger "Former Mississippi State Bulldog Chris Jones was stopped for speeding then arrested for driving with a suspended license Wednesday, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's office. Jones was stopped at 2:22 p.m. on Blackjack Road by Mississippi State University police and couldn't produce a..." March 17

  • Former Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott arrested, charged with DUI

    The Clarion-Ledger "Former Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with driving under the influence, Starkville Police Chief Frank Nichols told The Clarion-Ledger. The arrest occurred near the Cotton District in Starkville at 12:45 a.m. Police pulled over Prescott..." March 13

  • Mississippi State TE Gus Walley, OL Jake Thomas end career due to injuries

    SEC Country "wo Mississippi State players have seen their careers end prematurely because of injuries, as tight end Gus Walley and offensive lineman Jake Thomas are no longer on the team, according to Logan Lowery of The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal. Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen referenced that Walley’s..." February 25

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