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From The Dawghouse

From The Dawghouse

It was a year ago Tuesday and I'd just had a quick Q&A with Dan Mullen. While awaiting presentation of the Conerly Trophy in casual conversation, I mentioned a trivia tid-bit; that he'd just become only the third Mississippi State coach in seven decades to win his debut against Ole Miss. Mullen paused, half-grinned, and responded with these exact words: "Who's the last to win his first two?"

Well, now we all know the answer to that question. The new answer that is. It's Mullen. And by ‘all' I do mean everyone on all sides of this eternal intrastate squabble we know and at times love as the Battle for the Golden Egg. We here on the winning Mississippi State side know it, and so do the losers. Not, I ought to add, that Ole Miss played like losers last night. I thought their defensive... Recommended Stories

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