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Offense Has Sputtered Last Couple of Seasons

MSU Quarterback Michael Henig

Inexperience, injuries, lack of consistency (and at times, effort), and not having the right tools for the job contributed to the Mississippi State offense being one of the worst in the nation each of the first couple of years of the Sylvester Croom era. When you are integrating a new offensive system, and you're faced with that many issues, it's going to take a while for things to get right.

The lack of a capable offense directly contributed to a number of MSU's 16 losses over the last two seasons. The one bright spot in the last couple of seasons was Jerious Norwood, who had back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons. But, there wasn't much else around him, and that not only negatively affected his numbers, but also the offense's numbers as a whole, and most importantly, the tally in the win...

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