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Monday Morning Football Report

Monday Morning Football Report

Coach Sylvester Croom wants his players and staff to take comments coming from outside the locker room, both compliments or complaints, lightly. But when opponents talk, Mississippi State listens. And the Bulldog coaches have had conversations with most recent foe Tennessee about how they are playing the game. "And they told us some things about ourselves we knew," Croom said this morning.

Such as? "They told us some things they saw out of us, they said our gameplan was one of the best they'd seen all year, we just didn't make the plays early," Croom reported. Which was just about the same conclusion the Mississippi State staff had immediately following Saturday night's 34-3 loss in Knoxville. That on both sides of the ball the Bulldogs schemed properly for the matchups, and for one... Recommended Stories

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