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  • Miss. St. LB Nathaniel Watson arrested on suspicion of DUI

    Sportsnaut "Veteran Mississippi State linebacker Nathaniel Watson was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Sunday. “We are aware of the matter and are continuing to gather information,” first-year coach Zach Arnett said in a statement issued Monday. “We do not..." May 15

  • Former Mississippi State RB Dillon Johnson to transfer to Washington

    ESPN "Former Mississippi State running back Dillon Johnson is set to transfer to Washington, he announced Tuesday on social media. Johnson rushed for 1,198 yards and 11 touchdowns in three seasons at Mississippi State, including 488 yards and three scores this past season. He..." January 04

  • Mississippi State leading WR Rara Thomas to transfer to Georgia

    ESPN "Rara Thomas, who led Mississippi State in receiving this season, said on Thursday that he will transfer to Georgia. The sophomore from Eufala, Alabama, caught 44 passes this season for 626 yards and seven touchdowns. He'll add depth to a unit at..." December 22

  • Mississippi State's Mike Leach honored at memorial as 'anything but typical'

    ESPN "Former Mississippi State coach Mike Leach was a luminary and a larger-than-life character in college football. On Tuesday, his impact was spelled out in detail as friends, coaches and players shared personal stories of Leach's humanity, his sense of humor and the deep curiosity..." December 20

  • Mississippi State promoting DC Zach Arnett to head coach

    The Score "Mississippi State and defensive coordinator Zach Arnett have finalized an agreement to make him the program's next head coach, sources told ESPN's Pete Thamel. Arnett is expected to receive a four-year contract, Thamel adds. The move comes after longtime..." December 14

  • Remembering the unique life of Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach

    ESPN "Perhaps the highest compliment about the most improbable college coaching career of this generation is that as time marches on, and new eras of homogenized football coaches emerge, explaining the Mike Leach coaching experience will sound like fiction. A former rugby player with no..." December 13

  • Mississippi St. To Play In Bowl Game Despite Mike Leach's Death

    TMZ "Mississippi State will not pull out of its bowl game against Illinois despite Mike Leach's death ... the school's interim AD just said the Bulldogs will play in the postseason contest -- because, "We all know that's what Coach Leach would want." Bracky..." December 13

  • Mike Leach, Mississippi State football coach, dies at 61

    Clarion Ledger "College football has lost an icon. Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach — a sharp-witted on-field innovator whose Air Raid offense transcended the sport and created numerous coaching disciples across the nation — died Monday night at the University of..." December 13

  • Mike Leach reportedly suffered massive heart attack

    Larry Brown Sports "Mike Leach was hospitalized on Sunday after he reportedly suffered a massive heart attack. Mississippi State first issued a statement revealing that Leach had a “personal health issue” at his home and was rushed to the hospital. On Monday, Ross Reily of the Mississippi..." December 12

  • Mike Leach's health issue sparks outpouring of prayers for Mississippi State coach

    Fox News "Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach was hospitalized with a "personal health issue" and the college football world offered their thoughts and prayers for him. "Mississippi State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach had a personal health issue at his..." December 12

  • Mississippi State HC Mike Leach hospitalized with unspecified issue

    Larry Brown Sports "Mississippi State coach Mike Leach was hospitalized Sunday with an unspecified medical issue, the school announced. In a statement, Mississippi State said Leach had a “personal health issue” at home on Sunday and was taken by ambulance to the University of Mississippi..." December 11