- Tony HughesTony Hughes has not found a quick fix for the Jackson State University football program since becoming the 19th head coach in school history in December 2015.
- Jordan Ta'amuJordan Ta'amu might have only started 12 games under center for Mississippi, but he's helped guide one of the top offenses in the country during that stretch.
- De’Shawn WallerThe Braves needed to find another running back to give the team the same results on offense this season. Junior college transfer De’Shawn Waller is starting to become that complement to P.J. Simmons that the Braves were hoping to find.
- Wilbert MontgomeryFootball talent runs deep in the Montgomery family of Greenville, Miss. While some football fans would not consider Wilbert Montgomery to be the most talented brother, he is without a doubt the most famous.
- Jack AbrahamIn three games this season, Abraham has completed 77 of 107 passes for 1,048 yards with 10 touchdowns and three interceptions. He has a 72-percent pass completion rates, and he is averaging 9.79 yards per attempt.
- Christian JacqueminBefore coming to Jackson State University, senior kicker Christian Jacquemin went to Coral Reef High School in Miami, where he played soccer before his high-school coach encouraged him to try football in his junior year.
- Kylin HillA new coaching staff at Mississippi State University offered a fresh start for sophomore running back Kylin Hill.
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- Scottie PhillipsUniversity of Mississippi running back Scottie Phillips proved his ranking against the Texas Tech Red Raiders, running his way into the school record book.
- Blazing a New Belhaven TrailWhen head coach Hal Mumme left to become offensive coordinator at Jackson State University, Belhaven University needed to find a new leader for its football program. The Blazers found one in Blaine McCorkle.
- Joe MoorheadOne of the biggest reasons Joe Moorhead was hired at Mississippi State was his reputation for building offenses that can score points in a hurry. It took exactly one play for that offense to get the fun started in Starkville.
- Keytaon ThompsonThe pressure of starting the season for Mississippi State University will fall to sophomore quarterback Keytaon Thompson.
- Shea PattersonMississippi transfer Shea Patterson will be under center when the 14th-ranked Wolverines open the season on the night of Sept. 1 at No. 12 Notre Dame. Patterson said Harbaugh has prepared his players well for the challenge.
- A.J. BrownUniversity of Mississippi wide receiver A.J. Brown is getting love from nearly everywhere this offseason. It should be expected after he put up one of the best single-season receiver performances in school history last year.
- College Football Preview 2018: The SmallsAlcorn State should have a reload season instead of a rebuild. The Braves have 11 Preseason All-SWAC players. Only Grambling State University had more selections.