Spring football is the lead topic on this week’s episode.
Ole Miss just wrapped up spring drills on Saturday (2:01), and Parrish says there are two big questions: Will the Rebels be better in the run game, and will they be better defending the run? The former could depend a lot on how well D’Vaughn Pennamon performs. And as for stopping the run, linebacker Detric Bing-Dukes will be a key there.
Parrish also looked at the wide receivers (11:14), which have been a strength for years and should remain so for the foreseeable future.
MSU held its first spring scrimmage on Saturday (7:55), and Logan said there was more downfield passing and more throws to the tight ends than what was normal under Dan Mullen. With starting quarterback Nick Fitzgerald still coming back from injury, Keytaon Thompson got most of the reps. He looked solid, although he was intercepted three times.
On the baseball diamond, the Bulldogs upset the then-No. 3 Rebels by taking two of three last weekend (14:42). MSU finally got some clutch hits, none bigger than Luke Alexander’s walk-off home run in the series finale. Parrish says the series exposed some of the Rebels’ flaws, such as bullpen depth (18:52).
Also, Logan has a quick basketball update (23:31). MSU recently signed a big-time post player, and Nick Weatherspoon has decided to return to school for his sophomore year.