Mississippi State junior right guard Tobias Smith will have surgery after suffering a left knee injury that will force him to miss the rest of this season.
Mississippi State begins 2011 campaign exactly the way they started the previous season - by losing two of first three games along with first two in Southeastern Conference play.
The Dispatch MSU Sports Blog looks into if No. 25 Mississippi State can snap an 11-game losing streak to No. 3 LSU in a 7 p.m. kickoff on ESPN.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen said his defense "just has to fix" when asked about specific changes to that side of ball Monday afternoon.
Mississippi State (1-1, 0-1 in SEC) falls to No. 25 in the Associated Press poll and USA Today Coaches' poll after a 41-34 loss at Auburn last weekend.
Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen and his staff have a lot of work to do before a Thursday night matchup with No. 3 LSU.
Auburn 41, No. 16 Mississippi State 34 - FINAL - For the 11th straight season, MSU starts SEC play 0-1
The Dispatch MSU Sports Blog opens up Southeastern Conference play as No. 15 Mississippi State travels to Auburn Saturday for a 11:21 a.m. kickoff on SEC Network.
Mullen dismisses rumors when asked on Garry Parrish's ESPN Radio Show in Memphis if he'd consider leaving Mississippi State. Bulldogs and Tigers bring dynamic running games to conference opener Saturday.
North Forrest LB Lelland Ducksworth becomes the 18th verbal commitment in the 2012 recruiting class.
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