Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Down in Mississippi and up to no good ...

Time to head down to Mississippi and see what the Dawgs and the Rebels are up to.

MSU blogger Gregg Ellis tells us that eight Bulldogs failed to qualify academically. I hate to see that. They are (according to

SIGNED LETTER OF INTENT Pos Stars Ht Wt 40 RR Hometown
Korentheus BaileyDT6-32485.55.4Gainesville, GA
Maurice CrutisonLB6-22104.55.4Port Gibson, MS
Antwon DixonDB6-12004.495.6Terry, MS
Jazzmen GuyDE6-52654.85.8Hazlehurst, MS
Mike HuntDB6-22044.755.6Meadville, MS
Colton JenkinsOL6-6280-5.5Winona, MS
O'Neal WilderWR6-52004.55.3Carthage, MS

He also names linebacker Antoine Walker, who doesn't appear on this list, as academically unqualified.

Hail Dear Ole State gives us an updated depth chart for MSU, but doesn't seem to be aware of the academic non-qualifiers in his notes.

Kyle Veazey has a conversation with MSU coach Sylvester Croom, and talks about it on his blog.

World Class Glass, an Ole Miss blogger, has this story about former Ole Miss player Patrick Willis, who has signed with the San Francisco 49ers.

The Hotty Toddy Blog continues with his series about how Ole Miss is perceived in the Big Ten.

Can the Czar at Jason's Jumbled Jargon takes a look at Ole Miss' non-conference basketball schedule. It isn't as laden with frosting as Florida's schedule is, I'll tell you that.