While growing up in Jackson, Tenn., Rockey Felker often spent his Saturdays listening to Mississippi State University football. It started a love for MSU that Felker carries to this day as he continues to work for the university.
Though James Coleman is stepping down as athletic director for Tougaloo College, he is merely just slowing down a little, he says. Coleman has spent the last 33 years as AD for Tougaloo in a career that spans 56 years in higher education.
One thing that would help the Jackson State University Tigers rise back to the top of the SWAC East division this season would be junior quarterback Derrick Ponder's play.
The Mississippi Valley State University Delta Devils hired former Jackson State University and NBA star Lindsey Hunter to restore the luster of its basketball programs.
Former University of Mississippi guard Terence Davis is using the process in the run up to the NBA draft to show scouts around the league all the skills he could bring to their team.
In the long and bright history of Mississippi State University baseball, it might be hard to find a player with a bigger breakout season than redshirt junior Ethan Small.
College athletes are using a rule the NCAA passed in 2006 that allows players who have graduated to transfer to a different college team. One player to take advantage is former Pennsylvania State University quarterback Tommy Stevens.
University of Southern Mississippi outfielder Matt Wallner, a Preseason Conference USA Player of the Year and finalist for the Ferriss Trophy, and his team have plenty to play for this weekend.
University of Mississippi junior catcher Cooper Johnson was one of the few bright spots for the Rebels in a tight battle for in the SEC West, as he went two-for-four at the plate with an RBI, a run and a home run.
Sports fans would be hard-pressed to find many college baseball players who enjoyed a week as good as Mississippi State University outfielder Jake Mangum.