Monthly Archives: May 2015

Keenum elected SEC vice president

Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum has been elected vice president of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) by his fellow presidents/chancellors. The action was taken Friday at the SEC’s summer meeting in Destin, Florida. Keenum will serve a term of

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MSU to permanently play Ole Miss, Alabama, South Carolina

Craig Sword and Mississippi State were 0-2 against Ole Miss last season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

The Southeastern Conference has selected its scheduling model for the 2015-16 men’s basketball season. Teams will meet all 13 other league opponents at least once during the season and face three permanent opponents both home and away. Mississippi State’s permanent

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Post spring receivers review

Junior De'Runnya Wilson returns as Mississippi State's top receiver from 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State not only returns the Southeastern Conference’s top quarterback in Dak Prescott but also has one of the league’s deepest receiving corps coming back. The Bulldogs did lose Jameon Lewis and Robert Johnson and had Jamoral Graham move to

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MSU sports excel in APR scores

Templeton Athletic Academic Center

All 16 of Mississippi State’s varsity sports excelled in the NCAA’s annual report of Academic Progress Rates (APR), the association announced on Wednesday. For the second straight year, the nationally-ranked women’s golf team led the way with a 992 score.

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Rayford relishes redshirt experience

Redshirt freshman cornerback Chris Rayford made a dozen tackles during Mississippi State's three spring scrimmages. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Deshea Townsend served as Chris Rayford‘s recruiter and was the primary reason he chose Mississippi State. Rayford wanted to hone his secondary skills from the former two-time Super Bowl champion cornerback who is entering his third season as an assistant

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MSU announces Holman’s signing

Continuing his tear on the recruiting trail, Mississippi State coach Ben Howland announced Thursday the signing of Aric Holman, a four-star standout from the state of Kentucky. The addition of Holman bolsters the 2015 MSU recruiting class, as he joins three-star

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Dunlap transferring from MSU

Maurice Dunlap is transferring from Mississippi State. (Logan  Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State added one player and lost another on Thursday. The Bulldogs signed four-star power forward Aric Holman and parted ways with shooting guard Maurice Dunlap. Dunlap decided to transfer after appearing in seven games for Rick Ray last year

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Bulldogs sign four-star PF

Collins' Traejon Stone (23) has his shot blocked by Owensboro's Aric Holman during their first round game in the KHSAA high school basketball tournament, March 18, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Ben Howland missed Monday’s stop in Tupelo for the Road Dawgs Tour in order to host four-star prospect Aric Holman on an official visit. That decision paid off as Holman signed his letter of intent on that visit and announced

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Video: Manny Diaz

Mississippi State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz discusses being back in Starkville and his impressions of the defense during the spring. Diaz also shares how he plans to help the Bulldogs increase their turnover numbers in 2015.

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MSU has 36 student-athletes graduate this spring

Templeton Athletic Academic Center

Thirty-six Mississippi State Bulldogs officially earned their academic degrees in 2015 spring commencement ceremonies held on campus. For the first time in school history, Bulldog scholarship athletes finished the fall and spring semesters with over a 3.0 cumulative grade point

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Video: Scott Stricklin

Mississippi State director of athletics Scott Stricklin took time out to speak about some of the projects he has underway and on the horizon. Stricklin also discussed the Bulldogs’ 2016 football schedule. He announced on Twitter Tuesday night that MSU

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