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Geoff Collins

By now most have learned to regard the Bulldog depth chart as something published purely for pre-game convenience. Still, the opening-night listings at linebackers were not misleading. Or mistakes. Just think of them as subject to instant adjustment.

As Coach Geoff Collins explained, the Mississippi State gameplan for Jackson State really did begin with Cameron Lawrence and Deontae Skinner on the outsides, flanking Benardrick McKinney. But on the first defensive snap McKinney was still on the sideline while Matthew Wells was on the outside. It was an instant adjustment. "It just depended. Benardrick was the starter, in base," said Collins... Recommended Stories

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