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Bulldogs in the NFL

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright (50) hits Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Mississippi State has had 22 former players active on NFL rosters this season. Each week, the Daily Journal checks in on how those Bulldog alumni are performing at the professional level. Denico Autry Height/ Weight: 6-5, 270 Team: Oakland Raiders Position: Defensive end

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MSU holds on-campus pro day

The collective eyes of the NFL were focused in on Mississippi State as the Bulldogs held their annual pro day Wednesday with scouts from all 32 teams in attendance. It was a day for known commodities such as potential first

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Q&A with Josh Robinson

Josh Robinson was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday.  (AP Photo/David Stephenson)

Mississippi State running back Josh Robinson leads the Southeastern  Conference with 887 yards and 10 touchdowns on 121 carries. The 5-foot-9, 215-pound junior answered a few questions about his stellar year so far and the Bulldogs No. 1 ranking. On

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Mullen speaks at MSU Media Day

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen spoke to the media on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State held its annual on-campus media day on Saturday with head coach Dan Mullen answering questions for nearly half an hour from media members around the state. Mullen spoke about his team’s expectations for the season and also gave

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Autry, Skinner added as free agents

Denico Autry, Patrick Towles

Two more former Mississippi State players signed free agent contracts on Sunday bringing the Bulldogs list to five that now have NFL futures. Defensive end Denico Autry has agreed to terms with the Green Bay Packers while linebacker Deontae Skinner

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Perkins, Whitley agree to free agent deals

LaDarius Perkins agreed to a free agent deal with the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. (AP Photo/Kerry Smith)

Former Mississippi State safety Nickoe Whitley and running back LaDarius Perkins missed hearing their names called during the 2014 NFL Draft. But the duo did not have to wait long for their phones to ring following the draft’s conclusion. Whitley

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Post spring running back review

The backfield seemed a little less crowded this spring as it was in 2013. LaDarius Perkins was lost to graduation and Derrick Milton transferred to McNeese State midyear. Dontavian Lee and Aeris Williams won’t be in until the summer leaving

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MSU holds Pro Day

Mississippi State’s 2013 football senior class showcased its talent in front of  24 NFL teams on Wednesday as part of the school’s annual Pro Day at the Leo Seal  Jr. Football Complex and Palmeiro Center. Six Bulldogs took part in 

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Two Bulldogs participating in NFL Combine this weekend

Running back LaDarius Perkins and offensive guard Gabe Jackson will represent Mississippi State at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis this weekend. 332 players were invited to participate in this year’s combine at Lucas Oil Stadium starting Saturday at a.m.

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Two Bulldogs invited to NFL Combine

Two members from Mississippi State’s senior class were among 332 players around the country invited to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Feb. 22. Offensive guard Gabe Jackson and running back LaDarius Perkins were picked for the

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Three Bulldogs shine in Saturday all-star games

Saturday saw three Mississippi State seniors participate in all-star showcases. Running back LaDarius Perkins represented the Bulldogs in the East-West Shrine game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Perkins helped lead the East to victory with 114 all-purpose yards. Perkins finished second

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