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The Foreign Exchange: Five questions with Pine Bluff Commercial sports editor I.C. Murrell

By Mike McCall

Welcome to the fourth installment of our Foreign Exchange series, where we examine Southern’s upcoming game through a different perspective. This week, I.C. Murrell, the Pine Bluff Commercial sports editor who also covers Arkansas-Pine Bluff, was kind enough to put up with my badgering and answer a few questions about the Golden Lions.

Enjoy!

Q: Just how good is this team? There are no eye-popping stats, but they’re consistently doing enough to win.

  • I.C. – This team has all the capability in the world but they’re not as consistent or disciplined in their play as they should be. Continue reading

The Foreign Exchange: Five questions with Florida A&M beat writer St. Clair Murraine

By Mike McCall

Welcome to the third installment of our Foreign Exchange series, where we examine Southern’s upcoming game through a different perspective. This week, St. Clair Murraine, who covers Florida A&M for the Tallahassee Democrat, was kind enough to answer a few questions that give us a closer look at the Rattlers and Saturday’s Atlanta Classic.

Enjoy, and make sure you check out his work over at the Democrat for more coverage. Continue reading

The Foreign Exchange: Five questions with Jackson State beat writer Travis Downey

By Mike McCall

Welcome to the second installment of our Foreign Exchange series, where we examine Southern’s upcoming game through a different perspective. This week, Travis Downey, who covers Jackson State for the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, was kind enough to answer a few questions that give us a closer look at the Tigers and Saturday’s contest.

Note: Travis and I did an exchange. Read my answers on his blog here.

Q: This is a rivalry game, but Southern comes in about as low as it possibly could after losing to Mississippi Valley State and having its coach fired. How seriously is Jackson St. taking this game? Has the rivalry lost some luster? Continue reading

The Foreign Exchange: Five questions with New Mexico beat writer Rick Wright

By Mike McCall

Odds are, you don’t know a ton about New Mexico, and neither do I. So I asked Albuquerque Journal reporter Rick Wright, who covers the Lobos, five quick questions to gain a little insight.

Here are his answers:

Q: Coming off a few rough years but with Bob Davie taking over, what’s the mood around the program and fan base? Continue reading