Posts Tagged ‘Southeastern Conference’

MSU sets new policy for commercial tailgating

STARKVILLE — New policies addressing commercial tailgating companies and tent setup have been adopted by the Mississippi State University administration. Initially created this summer by the Game Day Operations Committee, the policies are designed to manage the expansion of commercial tailgating companies in areas traditionally used by fans who set up their own tents and […] [...]

Charles D. “Chuck” Dunlap named communication director for Southeastern Conference

by MBJ Staff Published: October 25,2013

Tags: Business, Mississippi, SEC, Southeastern Conference, sports

Charles D. “Chuck” Dunlap, a 1999 Mississippi State University communication graduate, is the new communications director for the Southeastern Conference. Associate director of media relations since 2007, Dunlap is a 13-year veteran of the SEC office in downtown Birmingham, Ala. The Louisville native joined the conference as an intern shortly after graduation. Dunlap, who holds […] [...]

South Carolina’s Spurrier moves forward with plan to pay college football players

DESTIN, Fla. — Steve Spurrier is sticking with his plan to pay players. South Carolina’s outspoken coach first floated the idea at the Southeastern Conference’s spring meetings last year. Fellow coaches and league administrators listened, but it made little, if any, progress. He trotted out his stipend plan again this week and said Wednesday that […] [...]

Nutt to resign as Ole Miss football coach at season’s end

by Associated Press Published: November 7,2011

Tags: Alabama, BCS, dan mullen, football, houston nutt, LSU, Mississippi state football, Ole Miss, Oxford, Southeastern Conference

OXFORD — Ole Miss football coach Houston Nutt will resign at the end of the season. Nutt will coach the Rebels’ last three games this year,” athletic director Pete Boone said at a press conference Monday, where also announced that he will step down as athletic AD by the end of 2012. The Rebels have […] [...]

MBJ Editorial: Mississippi has a Heisman to hold on to

While we understand what Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann meant when he said, “If Mississippi ever wins a Heisman trophy, we want to keep it,” there likely are many out there who don’t. Hosemann made the comments in connection with a story, saying a new law could help protect student athletes from sports agents who […] [...]

SEC may silence MSU cowbells

by Associated Press Published: October 26,2010

Tags: cowbells, Mississippi State University, Southeastern Conference

STARKVILLE — The Southeastern Conference is poised to levy fines against Mississippi State for violating the league’s noisemaker policy related to its tradition of ringing cowbells at games. The issue was first addressed at the SEC’s summer meetings. The conference made a one-year rule allowing Mississippi State fans to ring cowbells – a proud symbol […] [...]

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