October 9, 2013
McKinney Working on Leading Defense Past Tough Loss
Mississippi State's linebacker group has seen the biggest jump of just about any spot on the field this season. The group, led by their defensive coordinator Geoff Collins, is as athletic as any group that MSU has had at the position in quite some time. Leading the way in that pack is middle linebacker Benardrick McKinney coming off a freshman All-American campaign which , quite frankly, is hard to top.
The now sophomore is becoming more of a leader in year two and learning more and more as each game passes. After the Bulldogs' tough fourth quarter that led to the loss against #10 LSU last Saturday, McKinney stepped up to the plate as any great leader would and tried to get the troops moving forward.
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