Emergency option works well for MSU

Hunter Stovall started 20 games as a freshman at Mississippi State including four key starts at catcher. (Mississippi State)

Hunter Stovall spent much of his senior year at Pelham High School behind the plate and was named the 2015 Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year. But when Stovall arrived at Mississippi State for his freshman season he was primarily

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Bulldogs shift Jones back outside

Kendell Jones was moved back to defensive end this spring, where he was a standout in high school. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Kendell Jones has found a fresh role in Mississippi State’s new defense. Jones spent his redshirt season working as a defensive tackle in Manny Diaz‘s 4-3 scheme but was shifted outside when new coordinator Peter Sirmon started implementing a 3-4

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Jung likes his new role at viper

Traver Jung will play the new viper position for Mississippi State. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

There was a lot of change and learning for Traver Jung this past spring. The Mississippi State junior was adjusting to an entirely new defensive staff and scheme and also a new position. Jung spent the 2015 season at sam

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Adams adapting to new coaching staff

Fletcher Adams will have a chance to play alongside his older brother Nelson this fall. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Fletcher Adams is set to start his second season at Mississippi State and is already learning his second defensive scheme as well. The Bulldogs’ defensive staff received a complete overhaul in the offseason and brought in four new coaches during

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Mixon building off ‘unbelievable’ spring

Keith Mixon caught 17 passes for 243 yards and two touchdowns during Mississippi State's spring scrimmages. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen described Keith Mixon‘s spring as “unbelievable”. During the Bulldogs’ three spring scrimmages, the redshirt freshman wide receiver hauled in 17 passes for 243 yards and two touchdowns including a 36-yard score in the Maroon-White

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Former MSU WR Chris Smith shot and killed

Former Mississippi State wide receiver Chris Smith was shot and killed in Meridian on Friday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Former Mississippi State wide receiver Chris Smith was shot and killed Friday night in his hometown of Meridian. According to WTOK, Meridian police responded to a call that someone had been shot at Frank Berry Courts Friday around 10:45 p.m.

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Kruger made memories at MSU

Jack Kruger made his lone season at Mississippi State one to remember. (Mississippi State)

Jack Kruger only spent one season at Mississippi State but certainly made it a memorable one. The Calabasas, California native helped the Bulldogs win their first Southeastern Conference championship since 1989 and made a lot of memories along the way.

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Kruger signs a contract with the Angels

Catcher Jack Kruger has signed with the Los Angeles Angels. (Lauren Wood/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State lost another player to professional baseball on Friday as catcher Jack Kruger signed with the Los Angeles Angels. Kruger signed a $395,000 contract on deadline day after the Angels selected him with the 606th overall pick in the

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Double Coverage

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The 2016 SEC Football Media Days ended Thursday, with players and coaches from all 14 teams meeting with media members in Hoover, Ala. Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery were there, and they have a full recap on this week’s episode.

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Bulldogs in Baseball

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Mississippi State currently has 39 former players or signees active in professional baseball this season. Each week Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal takes a look at their performances. Check out how the former Diamond Dogs are doing. Corey Dickerson Position: Left field/ Designated hitter

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Holloway on Hornung Award watch list

For the fourth time this week, Mississippi State senior running back and kick returner Brandon Holloway has received preseason recognition. On Friday, Holloway was one of 43 players placed on the watch list for the Paul Hornung Award, which is

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