Tag: Mississippi State University


  BOOKS BY TOM LAWRENCE   WU’S BYTE A MARY JO THIBODAUX NOVEL (Book two in the three-part series) 2018 Alan Brooks has thrown caution to the West Texas wind to launch a business that could make him a ton of money and have a significant impact on […]

Honoring Tom Lawrence

From left: Michael Schulz, Sam Lawrence, Mary Prater, Celeste Carpenter Cox, Rick Cox, Art Doty   Starkville, MS Memorial scholarship creates meaningful union at MSU By: Addie Mayfield A recent commemorative event honoring the late Mississippi State University alumnus Thomas R. “Tom” Lawrence, united members of the Will […]

Good Night, Delta Son

Thomas Rainer Lawrence September 6, 1939 – March 22, 2017   He was infuriating, exasperating, ill-tempered, impatient, opinionated, and foulmouthed. He was also a clever, funny, devoted, kind, generous, down-to-earth, practical, and wise counselor, mentor, and friend. Tom Lawrence was a study in contradiction and complexity. Tom left […]

Football Down South — Dec 5

DECEMBER 5, 2016 Football Down South Football Quote of the Week “I’m a damn good football coach, but even I can’t make chicken salad out of chicken sh-t.” …..Coach Billy Mustin, Cleveland High School 1952   It is now official; Alabama will represent the SEC—a.k.a. Bama and the […]

Saturday Serial — December 3

Saturday Serial — December 3 MIKE LOMAX, PI EPISODE 5 The Saturday Serials always showed the last reel from the week before; usually, the hero going off a cliff in a wagon or being blown up in an explosion. To see what happened last week CLICK HERE: https://tomlawrenceblog.com/2016/11/25/saturday-serial-november-24   […]

Football Down South, Nov 14

NOVEMBER 14, 2016 FOOTBALL DOWN SOUTH Football Quote of the Week “I’ve found that prayer works best when you have big football players.” Knute Rockne, Notre Dame   I want to get up front on something; I don’t think that Alabama is the best football team in America. […]

As I Like It! Football

NOVEMBER 7, 2016 FOOTBALL DOWN SOUTH Football Quote of the Week “How do you get a former Ole Miss football player off your porch? Pay him for the pizza.   While I was trying to find something for this week’s football quote I thought about many of the […]

October 31 – Football Down South

AS I LIKE IT! OCTOBER 31, 2016 FOOTBALL DOWN SOUTH Football Quote of the Week “Always remember that Goliath was a forty point favorite over David.” Shug Jordan/Auburn   The 2016 season rolled into week nine, with nine major conference teams still undefeated. Only five survived, and two […]