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Coach: MSU player received money from booster

A football coach in Tennessee said he saw Mississippi State freshman defensive back Will Redmond receive money from a booster during the recruiting process.

Byron De’Vinner, who coaches a 7-on-7 team during the summer in Nashville, Tenn., said he witnessed a “handshake” worth about $200 and that former Mississippi State assistant coach Angelo Mirando knew about the payment. […]

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Mississippi State announces $75M stadium expansion

Mississippi State will begin a $75 million expansion of Davis Wade Stadium, with the project expected to be finished ahead of the 2014 season.

The school announced that the expansion will add more than 6,000 seats to the existing stadium, pushing the capacity to 61,337. It also includes plans for a second high-definition video board, premium seating, restrooms and concession stands. […]