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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 Media Day: Dan Mullen

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen breaks down his team during the MSU’s on-campus media day on Friday. Opening Statement “We’re excited. This is one of the best times of the year. We’re excited to be back out there on

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Wednesday practice notes

Mississippi State freshman defensive end Anfernee Mullins works with defensive line coach David Turner during Wednesday's practice. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Today was the first day Mississippi State has donned shoulder pads and will upgrade to full pads on Friday. It was the second of three practices the media were allowed to watch. We were able to observe the first nine

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Post spring tight end review

Gus Walley is Mississippi State's most experienced tight end returning.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

One position for Mississippi State that will certainly have a new look in 2015 is at tight end. The Bulldogs graduated both Malcolm Johnson and Brandon Hill who were mainstays there for four years. Now MSU must rely on a

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Browns take Johnson in sixth round

Tight end Malcolm Johnson was the second Mississippi State player off the NFL Draft board on Saturday after being selected by the Cleveland Browns with the 19th pick of the sixth round (195th overall). The 6-foot-2, 231-pounder from Tuscaloosa, Ala.,

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Dixon transitions back to football

Rashun Dixon returned to football after a six year absence this past fall. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Excuse Rashun Dixon if he was a little rusty in his return to the gridiron this past fall. After spending six years in the Oakland Athletics organization, Dixon decided to hang up his spikes and return to play football at Mississippi

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Johnson never got caught up in the hype

Mississippi State concluded one of its best seasons ever, including a five week run at No. 1 for the first time in school history. However, one of the Bulldogs captains – Malcolm Johnson – did not get caught up in

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Monday with Mullen

Dan Mullen has never faced Missouri as a head coach. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference on Monday to discuss the No. 4 Bulldogs’ win over Vanderbilt and preview the Egg Bowl. The following is a transcript of Mullen time at the podium… Opening statement … “Last Saturday was

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Johnson on Mackey Award midseason watch list

  Mississippi State senior tight end Malcolm Johnson has made the John Mackey Award midseason watch list. Johnson is one of 33 players on the watch list for the award presented to the top tight end in college football. The

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Tuesday with Mullen

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, left, confers with quarterback Damian Williams (11) between plays in the second half  against Southern Mississippi. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen bumped his weekly press conference back a day due to the Labor Day holiday. Mullen met with the media Tuesday inside the Leo Seal Football Complex to discuss the Bulldogs home date with UAB

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Mullen talks Golden Eagles

Dan Mullen is 6-0 against Conference USA opponents. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen joined the rest of the league’s head coaches on the SEC Coaches’ Teleconference on Wednesday. Here is a transcript of Mullen’s time on the call… Opening statement Mullen: “We’re really fired up to get this season

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