Here’s a short question-and-answer I did with Brandon Marcello, the Mississippi State beat writer for the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. Hopefully he can give us a little perspective from the other sideline when those Bulldogs visit the Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday. . . .
1. Give us the lowdown on Dan Mullen. Is he really as brash and cocky as he seems or is he actually a warm and fuzzy guy behind the scenes?
“Dan Mullen is a very smart coach, and listening to him talk Xs and Os, I hear, is an interesting and insightful sight. The players love him and he’s definitely a hard worker. His enthusiasm and off-the-cuff comments (referring to Ole Miss as “the school up north” and saying whatever is on his mind) has excited the fan base, while riling up the detractors at opposing schools. For the longest time, MSU fans have desired to be the school everyone envied and now Mullen is telling those fans that, hey, it’s cool to be a Bulldog fan living in Starkville. Fans have not heard