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The Next Step

Jamar Chaney

With an 8-4 season and a bowl game win in the books, and high expectations the norm for the upcoming season, is Mississippi State about to take the next step? And if they are, what exactly does taking the next step mean?

"The year before last when we were 3 and 8, we didn't win the close games - we lost a lot of games by 3 points or less," said senior linebacker Jamar Chaney. "But last year we won those games. Some games (last year) .... like the Ole Miss game, we just showed up in the fourth quarter and won the game. This year, we have to play complete games. If we can go out there and play four quarters of... Recommended Stories