• _*Jarvis Varnado*_ was named an honorable mention AP All-American today. There were 47 players named honorable mention, but a nice honor nonetheless. Varnado can pick up some solid hardware tonight in Jackson, when the winner of the Howell Trophy is announced. The program starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum. No word yet on Varnado's decision about his future.
• I have a column coming in tomorrow's Journal about football coach _*Dan Mullen*_. A sampling: _"Mullen is a grand salesman. Like my oldest daughter, he could sell you a handful of rocks and make you like it. In a way, that’s what he’s doing. Seriously. He is trying to sell people on the possibility of Mississippi State being a consistent winner. Since 1955, MSU has posted four consecutive winning seasons only once – 1997-2000. …"_
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