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City drops charges against James

Court documents show that city of Starkville has declined to prosecute Mississippi State football player Nick James. The senior defensive tackle was pulled over Sunday at 1:02 a.m. by officer Drew Jones at the intersection of Maxwell Street and Cotton

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James arrested in Starkville early Sunday

Mississippi State senior defensive tackle Nick James was arrested by the Starkville Police Department early Sunday morning. The Starkville Daily News first reported that James was arrested for public intoxication at 1:36 a.m. at Rick’s Cafe. An MSU spokesman released

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Video: Nick James

Mississippi State senior Nick James speaks on the strength of the defensive line and the personal progress he has made during his five years in Starkville.

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MSU Media Day: Peter Sirmon

Mississippi State defensive coordinator Peter Sirmon speaks of the squad's alignment this season to reporters during their NCAA college football media day, Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Opening Statement “The summer was good for us. As we completed spring and came into the summer, it gave the defensive staff some time to collectively get together and really start discussing. Once we found out what our personal is

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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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James wants to take leadership role

Nick James admitted that leadership would have been a foreign concept when he enrolled at Mississippi State as a freshman in 2012. Now entering his final spring, James intends to be one of the leaders for the Bulldogs – not

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Tuesday practice notes

Junior defensive tackle Nick James practiced for the first time since bowl prep began. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its fifth bowl practice on Tuesday morning and final one in Starkville that will be open to the public and media. I don’t have quite as many notes for you due to a men’s basketball press conference

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Monday practice notes

Junior guard Devon Desper is the only starting offensive lineman that has been held out of the first four bowl practices. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its fourth open bowl practice on Monday afternoon in helmets and shoulder pads. Tuesday will be the final practice that will be open to the public in Starkville. Here are the notes I jotted down while I

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