August 17, 2010

Bulldogs wrap up work on the farm

For the first time this fall Dan Mullen left the practice field without a smile on his face.

Mississippi State wrapped up work at the south farm Tuesday afternoon but the second year head coach did not like the way his team executed on the final day of training camp before school starts.

"I wasn't real pleased today," Mullen said. "I think we have done a really good job up until this point of improving each day. We did a little bit more live stuff going against each other and when that happened it got sloppy."

Afternoon thunderstorms rolled through the Starkville area as the Bulldogs began to work on more of a game day situation style of practice.

"Today's practice was a lot of game situation stuff," Mullen said. "We're done with all of our instillations. We're working on the specifics. We've got to get ready to play a game mentality so we did a lot of game situations."

But the day was not all gloomy for MSU. Four-star freshman wide receiver Michael Carr was cleared by the NCAA earlier on Tuesday. He had been practicing since the beginning of fall camp due to a temporary certification bylaw pending his final certification.

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