The only meaningful game left for the 2015 season is the National Championship, so it’s time to look to 2016.
We’ve had a few days to appreciate what the Mississippi State Football team accomplished in 2015. But there is no rest for the weary in college football. It’s time to look ahead to what is facing the Bulldogs in the 2016 season.
Dan Mullen has led the Bulldogs to two of the most successful seasons in school history. In 2014 and 2015, the Bulldogs won 19 games which is the most over a two year period for Mississippi State. If I have looked at the records correctly, an eight win season in 2016 would be the most ever for the Bulldogs over a three year span.
But Mississippi State fans don’t want to just settle for eight wins. Eight wins has become the norm for Mississippi State football under Dan Mullen. The Bulldogs have 57 wins in seven seasons which averages a out to a little over eight wins per year. What will it take for Dan Mullen to continue that momentum going forward?
I’ve compiled a list of questions the Bulldogs and the coaching staff will have to address before the season starts on Labor Day Weekend in 2016. The program has come a long way since Dan Mullen, but there is still a long way to go to make this team as competitive as it could be in the SEC West.
So what does Mississippi State have to do to get better for 2016? It starts with the decision of a couple of key players on the 2015 team.
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