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Monday with Mullen

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference Monday to discuss the Bulldogs’ bye week and preview their home game against Auburn this weekend. Opening Statement: “We are excited to get back into a game week. We are excited

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Strong second half lifts State over UMass

Following a sluggish opening half, Mississippi State stormed back with 34 second half points to fend off Massachusetts 47-35 and even its record to 2-2. Trailing 14-13 at the break, the Bulldogs scored three touchdowns in the third quarter –

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Monday with Mullen

Mississippi State's Dan Mullen was selected to the AFCA board of trustees on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference Monday to discuss the Bulldogs’ season opener against South Alabama. Opening Statement… “I’m excited to get into game week right now. The transition for our guys is what you

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Mullen discusses injuries, quarterbacks

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen met with the media one final time before game week to discuss the Bulldogs’ quarterback battle and update their injury situation. He also gave some insight on the running back position as well. What

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Friday practice notes

Junior cornerback Jamoral Graham made three interceptions during Friday's practice. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Friday was the final open football practice of the spring which means it will be my final notebook as well. The three scrimmages inside the stadium are still open so I will have updates from those. I spent most of

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Thursday practice notes

Senior defensive tackle Nick James had a strong showing in Thursday's practice. (Logan Lowery/  Daily Journal)

Thursday’s practice was Mississippi State’s third this spring and first in pads. It is also the next to last day practice will be open to the public. Dan Mullen had a change of heart and decided to close the remainder

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Tuesday practice notes

Senior running back Brandon Holloway had a strong spring practice on Tuesday after a 13-day layoff. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second spring practice on Tuesday in helmets, t-shirts and shorts. I missed the first hour or so of practice while writing up Malik Newman‘s decision to enter the NBA Draft but was able to make it

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Wednesday practice notes

Junior wide receiver Donald Gray runs a route during Mississippi State's first spring practice on Wednesday. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Mississippi State conducted its first spring football practice on Wednesday. Oddly enough, the Bulldogs will break for 13 days before practicing again. Here are a few notes I jotted down in my notebook while I was at practice… Junior wide

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Top three spring position battles

Mississippi State starts its spring football practices on March 9 and will hold its annual spring football game on April 16. Here are three position battles to watch this spring: QUARTERBACKS Who’s Back: Elijah Staley, Nick Fitzgerald, Damian Williams, Nick

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Shumpert still has high expectations

Former Itawamba AHS standout Ashton Shumpert started five games in the backfield for the Bulldogs this past fall. (AP Photo/L.G Patterson)

Expectations were high for Ashton Shumpert when he signed with Mississippi State in 2013. Shumpert was a four-star running back and the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year out of Itawamba AHS. The 6-foot-2, 218-pounder played immediately upon arriving in

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Monday with Mullen

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, left, argues a call with referee Ken Williamson during the first half of a NCAA college football game against Louisiana Tech in Starkville, Miss., on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference on Monday to discuss the Bulldogs’ 45-20 home win over Louisiana Tech and preview their game against Kentucky. Opening Statement: “It’s good for us to get back into conference play

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