October 11, 2007

Seniors paving way to uncharted waters

Royce Blackledge couldn't help himself. Following the Bulldogs' Homecoming win over UAB lastweekend, the senior center grabbed a copy of Mississippi State's schedule and - for a moment - allowed his mind to drift ahead. As his eyes scanned down the remainder of the Bulldogs' 2007 schedule he couldn't help but to play the role of prognosticator and attempt to size up how the campaign could play out.

At West Virginia, then at Kentucky. A much-needed off week, then home for Alabama. A trip to Little Rock to face Arkansas, then the season-finale against the school up the road. As Blackledge saw it, a six-win season was well within reach.

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