Mississippi State head football coach Dan Mullen had his weekly press conference Monday afternoon, just on the heals of his teams 25-20 loss at Alabama. For the Bulldogs, it was their first defeat of the 2014 season and let that sink in – Mullen lost his first game in mid November of a season.
The Bulldogs host Vanderbilt this weekend for the final game of the 2014 season at Davis Wade Stadium. It will be Senior night and the Bulldogs still have a lot to play for. Let’s see what the head coach is saying.
Mullen on the pressure on his ball club and coming off a loss:
“I think we’ve handled winning very well this season, so we’ll see how we handle adversity.” Mullen continued, “We had a good practice yesterday, the team is off today and will be back tomorrow.”
Mullen on rankings, playoffs and positioning:
“There’s so much football to be played this year. I’m more focused on trying to beat Vanderbilt.”
“All you can control is this week’s game . When you start worrying about too many other big things, that’s when you start losing.”
Mullen on his Seniors:
“This group has set lots of records for Mississippi State. This is a great day to honor these Seniors.”
Mullen on his job and other jobs:
“I live in reality. My reality is finding a way to win football games here at Mississippi State. I don’t live in the chat line, blog line, call-in radio show world or anything like that.”