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Jackson State wins SWAC championship

JACKSON (AP) — Isaiah Bolden returned a kick-off 91 yards and James Houston IV picked off a pass in the backfield and returned it five ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, December 4, 2021 7:50 pm

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Kelly compares LSU to Broadway, brushes off legacy questions

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Newly hired LSU coach Brian Kelly can accept if his legacy at storied Notre Dame is tarnished by the sudden ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, December 2, 2021 11:02 am

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Cowboy’s McCarthy out for game against Saints after positive COVID test

Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy checked into the team hotel the day after the Thanksgiving game as a precaution with COVID-19 infections spreading on his ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, November 30, 2021 3:29 pm

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Saints trying to put a stop to 3-game skid, and slow starts

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints’ first three game-skid since 2016 has cast doubt on their prospects for what once looked like a ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 1:19 pm

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Depleted Saints lose third straight, first time since 2016

PHILADELPHIA — The New Orleans Saints made too many mistakes and couldn’t do well what they usually do best. An undermanned offense missing several key ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Sunday, November 21, 2021 6:05 pm

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Sanders throws for three touchdowns as Tigers defeat Braves

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Shedeur Sanders passed for three touchdowns and Jackson State defeated Alcorn State 24-10 on Saturday to finish unbeaten in the Southwestern ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 20, 2021 5:14 pm

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Rodgers throws for five touchdowns in Bulldog victory

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State quarterback Will Rogers broke Dak Prescott’s single-season program record for passing touchdowns on the Bulldogs’ first drive Saturday against ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, November 20, 2021 4:14 pm

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Jalen Hurts aims to lead Eagles to another win over Saints

Jalen Hurts has come a long way since leading the Philadelphia Eagles to an upset victory over the New Orleans Saints in his first career ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, November 19, 2021 1:35 pm

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LSU hosts ULM with bowl eligibility at stake for both teams

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The reeling LSU Tigers are getting a needed break from the grind of their Southeastern Conference schedule. Having lost three ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:48 pm

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No. 10 Ole Miss vows not to overlook struggling Vanderbilt

Lane Kiffin thinks there are plenty of recent college football cautionary tales to help No. 10 Mississippi avoid looking past Vanderbilt. Sure, the Rebels (8-2, ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:46 pm

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Mississippi State looks to keep rolling vs Tennessee State

Mississippi State is playing its best football, and coach Mike Leach wants his team to keep their feet on the gas. The Bulldogs (6-4) have ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:45 pm

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Saints’ mistakes cost chance to make up room in NFC South

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Not one, but two missed extra points. A false start on a 2-point conversion. A fumble on the opening kickoff of ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, November 15, 2021 1:49 pm

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No. 11 Texas A&M visits No. 12 Mississippi in SEC showdown

OXFORD (AP) — It’s a showdown between teams that could be at least second-best in the SEC West Division, behind No. 3 Alabama. And the ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Thursday, November 11, 2021 10:34 am

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Washington State tops Alcorn State in season opener

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Tyrell Roberts hit four 3-pointers and scored 16 points, Jefferson Koulibaly added 13 points and Washington State opened the season with ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 2:18 pm

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Saints overcome Winston injury, top Buccaneers 36-27

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Saints quarterback Jameis Winston could no longer walk on his own, his New Orleans teammates rose up in dramatic fashion ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Monday, November 1, 2021 11:34 am

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Saints’ Winston aims to manage emotions vs. Bucs, Brady

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The often intense NFC South rivalry between Tampa Bay and New Orleans has taken on even more intrigue now that former ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, October 29, 2021 1:33 pm

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No. 12 Kentucky travels to Mississippi State, looking for first win there since 2008

No. 12 Kentucky (6-1, 4-1 SEC) at Mississippi State (4-3, 2-2), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (SEC). Line: Kentucky by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, October 29, 2021 1:32 pm

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No. 10 Ole Miss visits No. 18 Auburn Saturday night

No. 10 Mississippi (6-1, 3-1 SEC) at No. 18 Auburn (5-2, 2-1), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN). Line: Auburn by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Friday, October 29, 2021 1:30 pm

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Rogers throws 4 TDs as Mississippi St. tops Vanderbilt 45-6

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Will Rogers threw a career-best four touchdowns, two to wide receiver Makai Polk, and Mississippi State was never challenged in a ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:14 pm

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Corral leads No. 12 Mississippi over Orgeron, LSU 31-17

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matt Corral threw for a touchdown and ran for another, directing No. 12 Mississippi to a 31-point outburst that spanned the ... Read more

by The Associated Press, Saturday, October 23, 2021 7:11 pm

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