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December 14, 2020

Mike Leach rants about “joyless” 2020 college football season

Nick Roush 6:30pm December 14, 2020 12/14/20

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It took almost an entire college football season, but SEC country finally witnessed a nonsensical rant from Mike Leach. In the final week of a tumultuous first season in Starkville, Mississippi State’s head coach went on and on and on without pause for more than two minutes about what he described as a “joyless” season…

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November 3, 2020

Mississippi State’s Kylin Hill Officially Opts-Out

Nick Roush 1:00pm November 3, 2020 11/3/20

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The long-rumored breakup is now official. Kylin Hill has played his last snap as a Mississippi State Bulldog. Tuesday afternoon the Preseason First Team All-SEC running back announced he is opting out of the 2020 college football season, leaving Starkville to prepare for the NFL Draft. After rushing for 1,350 yards and ten touchdowns a…

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October 20, 2020

Mississippi State Quarterback Garrett Shrader Enters Transfer Portal

Nick Roush 5:30pm October 20, 2020 10/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Garrett Shrader is one of the first Air Raid defections. The Mississippi State quarterback announced Tuesday afternoon that he is leaving Starkville to pursue greener pastures elsewhere. Using the four-game transfer rule (and the green light the NCAA has given student-athletes fro eligibility this fall) Shrader will have three years to play at his next…

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October 11, 2020

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly from Kentucky’s 24-2 Win over Mississippi State

Nick Roush 1:00am October 11, 2020 10/11/20

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Kentucky secured is first win of the unusual 2020 football season in the most unpredictable manner possible. A week after Kentucky’s pass defense was picked apart by Ole Miss, the Wildcats completely owned the Air Raid. For the first time in Mike Leach’s career, his offense did not record a point. The Wildcats won 24-2,…

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October 9, 2020

Three Words Kentucky Must Eliminate Against Mississippi State: Yards After Catch

Nick Roush 6:00pm October 9, 2020 10/9/20

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The success of Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense is predicated on one beautiful football acronym, YAC. The shorthand for “yards after catch,” the Air Raid is an efficient passing offense because it does not force quarterbacks to make incredibly difficult throws. The goal is to get the ball to the wide receivers and let the…

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October 7, 2020

Unconventional Air Raid? Wait until you see Mississippi State’s defense

Nick Roush 5:30pm October 7, 2020 10/7/20

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Mississippi State’s Air Raid offense will be the talk of the town when Mike Leach returns to Lexington for the first time since he called plays for Hal Mumme. In Leach’s first game, the Bulldogs’ offense shocked the world by defeating the defending National Champions at Death Valley and shattering SEC single-game passing records. Against…

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October 6, 2020

Mike Leach reminisces on Air Raid’s inception ahead of return to Lexington

Nick Roush 11:00pm October 6, 2020 10/6/20

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Air raid sirens are ringing, which means it’s time to party like it’s 1999 at Commonwealth Stadium. This weekend Mike Leach returns to Lexington as a coach for the first time since Hal Mumme’s former Kentucky offensive coordinator departed to call plays for Bob Stoops at Oklahoma. Now the Mississippi State head coach, Leach has…

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October 5, 2020

All-SEC running back Kylin Hill expected to play against Kentucky

Nick Roush 3:57pm October 5, 2020 10/5/20

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Mississippi State’s star running back will return from injury in time to play Kentucky. Head coach Mike Leach said Monday afternoon that he expects running back Kylin Hill and reserve quarterback Will Rogers to be available to play Saturday night at Kroger Field. Rogers, a true freshman, will serve as K.J. Costello’s backup. He has not…

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September 26, 2020

Critics be Damned, Mike Leach’s Air Raid Works in the SEC

Nick Roush 9:00pm September 26, 2020 9/26/20

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The Starkville Pirate has already turned the SEC upside down. In his first game coaching the Mississippi State Bulldogs, Mike Leach upset the defending National Champions at Death Valley and his quarterback set a new single-game SEC passing record. Not too shabby. Stanford grad transfer K.J. Costello completed 36-of-60 passes (60%) for 623 yards and…

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January 9, 2020

Thoughts on Mike Leach’s Return to the SEC

Nick Roush 3:15pm January 9, 2020 1/9/20

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A pirate has entered SEC territory. Mike Leach will be Mississippi State’s next head football coach. A move few saw coming, allow me to share all of the thoughts bouncing around in my brain. Really? When John Cohen said he wanted Miss. State’s next head coach to bring a disciplined, militaristic approach, it seemed to eliminate…

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