Tunsil wins second annual Kent Hull Trophy


Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil, named a mid-season All-American by ESPN.com, The Sporting News and Phil Steele, has been selected to win the second-ever Kent Hull Trophy as the most outstanding college offensive lineman in Mississippi. The trophy is named in honor of the late Kent Hull, the former Mississippi State great who went […]

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The case for State (if Dogs beat the Rebs)


This blog should be titled: The Case for Mississippi State (if the Bulldogs beat Ole Miss). I write it because there seems growing sentiment around the country that the selection committee for the new playoff system should replace No. 4 Mississippi State with either a) Ohio State, b) TCU or c) Baylor. Just Sunday, CBSsports.com […]

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Final 4 finalists named for C Spire Conerly


Senquez Golson, one of five finalists for the Bronco Nagurski Award as the nation’s top defensive player, will represent Ole Miss as a finalist at the C Spire Conerly Trophy Banquet Dec. 2. Golson, a junior cornerback from Pascagoula, today is one of the final four finalists to be named. Others include Alcorn quarterback John […]

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Guthrie wins Egg Bowl raffle; MSHoF wins big


 Hunter Hood draws raffle winner for 2 Egg Bowl tickets.  Peg Guthrie was the lucky winner of two Egg Bowl tickets in the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum raffle for the Orley Hood Award endowment at the museum today. Mary Ann Hood, a Mississippi State graduate and fan, donated her two Egg Bowl tickets […]

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Three more C Spire Conerly finalists added


Quarterback Tyler Sullivan, who has led the Delta State to a 9-1 record and a first-round bye in the NCAA Division II playoffs, will represent the Statesmen as a C Spire Conerly Trophy finalist. Representing Southern Miss will be senior defensive end Dasman McCullum, who leads USM with 4.5 sacks and four forced fumbles. Daniel […]

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First 3 C Spire Conerly finalists named


Mississippi State quarterback and All-America candidate Dak Prescott is among the first three finalists named for the C Spire Conerly Trophy to be presented Dec. 2.  Mississippi’s 10 football-playing senior colleges have until Nov. 24 to announce a finalist for the trophy that goes to the state’s most outstanding player. All 10 schools select their […]

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Remembering Millsaps great Juan Joseph


(In October of 2008, I went out to Millsaps to meet this quarterback I had heard so much about. The guy I found was engaging, smart, witty and poised. He was Juan Joseph, who was shot and killed this weekend in Baton Rouge. “Unbelievable, just unbelievable, such a waste,” Millsaps head coach Aaron Pelch said […]

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Grieving the fire, recalling Jim Buck Ross


We at your Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame are deeply saddened by the destructive fire Thursday at the Jim Buck Ross Agriculural and Forestry Museum. The ag museum, named for one of the most politically astute and colorful Mississippians in this state’s history, is a Mississippi treasure. It reminds us of our roots. As the […]

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Margaret Wade statue: A fitting tribute


CLEVELAND — Delta State coaching legend Margaret Wade, the first female inductee into your Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame will be honored once again Friday with the dedication of a statue in honor of her indelible legacy. The dedication ceremony on the Delta State campus will begin at 2 p.m. on the West Plaza of […]

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Need two Egg Bowl tickets? Read here…


Need two tickets to the Egg Bowl? Want to see the end of the most memorable football season in Mississippi history? Read on. Mary Ann Hood, wife of the late Orley Hood, is donating her two tickets to the MSHoF’s Orley Hood Award endowment. We in turn are holding a raffle for the two tickets. All […]

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