Oklahoma State football: What Mississippi State is saying about this season

by John Helsley Published: August 25, 2013
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Quarterback Tyler Russell:

“Going 8-5, going to a bowl game isn't good enough anymore. A few years ago, you win 5 games and that was a pretty good year. Now, we've changed everything, we continually get better. Our goal is to go 7-0, to continue on the season undefeated and ultimately make it to the Championship. If you don't have those goals, you shouldn't really be playing football.”

Linebacker Bernardrick McKinney:

“We're going into this season with a huge chip on our shoulders.”

Coach Dan Mullen:

“I'm hoping we're in that same position we were, in November, at 7-0. If we start off the season 7-0, I think our guys are going to know how to handle that adversity a little bit better, not potentially let one game spiral into multiple games with the disappointment.”

by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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