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Booster problems at Mississippi State

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Drip, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I wonder if Dan Mullen will comment on this?
  2. exmediahack

    exmediahack Well-Known Member

    I hear if you ask Mullen after the booster's artificial hip, he walks out of the media conference.
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Mississippi State is one of those places where I can't imagine how you would be able to compete with the other schools in the SEC without cheating...
  4. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    It can't compete WITH cheating.
  5. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Right, because Florida and Auburn are much better at it than they are. :D
  6. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    So it's no different than any other SEC program (except for Vandy)?
  7. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Cam Newton still didn't take the money at Auburn after turning down Mississippi State's $180K.
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I think it's a question of how good are you at cheating.

    Awhile back, I was at a bowl game and a bunch of us were out and we met a couple investigative reporters and we asked them, "What program cheats the most?" and one of them said, without hesitation, "Florida." and the others were nodding. I said, "Why aren't they on probation?" and one of them said, "They're better at it than anyone else..."

    I've never gotten the impression that Mississippi State was nearly that good at cheating.
  9. young-gun11

    young-gun11 Member

    This whole situation reminds me of Alabama during the Dubose years. Boosters doing anything necessary to make their team relevant, only to hurt them in the long run.
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    You just described every booster-driven scandal ever.
  11. young-gun11

    young-gun11 Member

    I understand that, but this is so similar to the Alabama thing with the Memphis player who couldn't even dominate the CUSA. (I'm taking into consideration the Cam Newton scandal, etc. as well)
  12. Liut

    Liut Well-Known Member

    A few years ago, Mississippi State's athletic department budget was basically the same as Alabama's for football.

    Might still be the case.
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