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Tuesday Bulldog Football Notebook Part I

Quentin Saulsberry

The biggest beneficiaries of Mississippi State's open date were…the biggest bodies. Not so surprising, really, considering that the big Bulldogs are also those that take the most wear and tear. So much so that even John Hevesy, a tough guy himself, welcomed some downtime for his Dogs. "It helped just health-wise," the coach said.

"We've been playing a lot of plays, and we're only playing with six guys." That's a fact. Hevesy has relied almost exclusively on a sextet of Mississippi State blockers to take care of business in 2010. And while they've obviously done the job well with seven victories and the ongoing six-game winning streak, the strains were showing. Hevesy runs through the list. "Tobias Smith had a shoulder. J... Recommended Stories

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