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Balis Driving Dogs To Strong Summer Finish

Officially, the Mississippi State preseason is still three weeks away. Realistically? These 2011 Bulldogs have been preparing for most of six months. Which means the coach in charge for about 80% of this stretch, Matt Balis, is best able to comment on preparedness for upcoming camp.

Balis, after all, has had the Mississippi State squad in his care since varsity Dogs returned in January, save only for the spring practices and brief spring break. Now with just a couple of weeks' work remaining on the summer schedule Balis is pushing all Bulldogs—varsity, redshirts, and rookies—towards the off-season finish line. A line that arrives on August 1 when all eligible and available...

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