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Sherrod Has Good Words For State's Line

Derek Sherrod was relating the interviewing tips he'd been given in preparation for SEC Media Day. "They said just not get ahead of myself, just to take my time and be cool about everything and be comfortable with myself." Hmm, isn't that a lot like his day job? At which suggestion Sherrod laughs. "See, you can always apply offensive line techniques to any life skill!"

Seriously though, the real gameplan is for Mississippi State's starting left tackle to apply his techniques and talents to blocking for the Bulldog offense this coming fall. That did not keep the true junior from applying similar principals to his appearance in Hoover for the pleasure and probing of conference media. And indeed he did handle most queries with cool comfort…well, until asked the...

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