August 3, 2010

Thunderstorms chase Dogs indoors

For just the second time during Dan Mullen's tenure the Mississippi State Bulldogs were chased indoors by Mother Nature.

The Bulldogs began their afternoon session on the practice fields for the first hour but had to complete the final 60-minutes inside the Palmeiro Center after thunderstorms rolled through Oktibbeha County.

While it was MSU's second practice of the day it was the first for the 52 players involved. The Bulldogs roster was split in half for the day allowing the starters and freshmen to work together during the morning session.

There were still several newcomers who made their maroon and white debuts during the afternoon including quarterback Brantley Adams, defensive back Ivan Muniz, wide receivers Randy Moulds and Krisjon Wilkerson and offensive lineman Ben Beckwith.

The afternoon practice featured the same drills as the morning session working on fundamentals during specialty periods before moving into skeleton drills and wrapping up with a scrimmage in helmets only.

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