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It's All About Trust

When Mississippi State head coach Sylvester Croom first said he was going to have no curfew the first two nights in Memphis as his team prepared for the Liberty Bowl, that caught many MSU fans by surprise. Let 105 young men out on the streets of Memphis at night - what is he thinking? But unlike Croom they didn't know these kids the way he did. And they responded exactly as he expected they would.

Ok, maybe even he wouldn't have done that a year or two ago, but, according to MSU offensive coordinator Woody McCorvey, this group of Mississippi State football players is one that has earned that trust due to their actions on and off the field. "Coach Croom talks all the time about them earning things - and they earned that," said McCorvey. "That's what has been so good about them - their... Recommended Stories

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