MSU looks to silence skeptics

Aug 14, 2007 Full story: The South Mississippi Sun Herald

“If you ask me whether I'm worried about getting fired, no”

Mississippi State quarterback Michael Henig knows the skeptics are out there. The Bulldogs have gone 2-14 in SEC play over the last two seasons. And they're going to open the season in a nationally-televised game against second-ranked LSU in Starkville.

The Tigers toyed with State last year in Baton Rouge, winning 48-17. Henig did not play in that game because of a broken left collarbone. But he's anxious to see what the Bulldogs can do against LSU in 2A1 2 weeks.

'I would not want to play them any game but the first,' Henig said last month at SEC Media Days. 'This is a huge year for us. It is Coach (Sylvester) Croom's fourth year, and just about every guy on the team was recruited by Coach Croom. I think we have been peeking around that corner, and this is the year we turn that corner.' Read more

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Cincinnati, OH

#1 Aug 14, 2007
Croom is THE MAN. He is building a solid program with quality student-athletes. Let's keep him forever.

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