After a sputtering offensive performance and week one loss, many Mississippi State fans did the usual – talk amongst themselves.
Who else better understands the disappointments in life many Mississippi State fans deal with on a regular basis – the heart-breaking losses and tough losing seasons. I should know: I wear maroon-and-white on Saturdays.
One of those fans was my dad, Ricky, who thought of this “brilliant” idea after watching Oklahoma State’s defense manhandle the Bulldog offense – holding the dogs to their lowest points under Head Coach Dan Mullen since 2009 against Alabama. A little Sunday morning quarterbacking led to Ricky telling his church friend Caby Byrne – a Mississippi State alum and die-hard Bulldog fan – that the Dogs may need to invest in a new quarterback coach. Caby believed this idea to be an excellent opportunity for his favorite team and proceeded to email Mississippi State’s athletic director Scott Stricklin the notion.
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