Alabama, LSU lead coaches’ preseason All-SEC teams

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Alabama and LSU both placed 11 players on the coaches’ preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams. The SEC...


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By Steve Hunt Special to the Journal ARLINGTON, Texas – Ever since making his big-league debut in September 2010, Desmond Jennings has always been someone who lets what he does on the field do the talking. And even as the former Itawamba Community College two-sport standout is in the last year of his contract with […]

East Union (8-4) at Houlka (3-8) The Players East Union: 2013 WR Lane Plunk is scheduled to be the Urchins’ starting QB. … He’ll have a big target in 6-foot-4 Cody Taylor at wide receiver. … Senior LB Triston Lady is the lone returning starter on defense. Houlka: Senior QB Tyreque Reed is the team’s […]

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Every Thursday. the hosts of the weekday Supertalk Mississippi show “Head to Head” will answer a question exclusively for Daily Journal readers. Oxford native Richard Cross is also part of the new SEC Network broadcast team, while Matt Wyatt is former MSU quarterback and the color man for Bulldogs’ football broadcasts. Email your questions to […]

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Tupelo's Justin Clifton was a leader of a defense that held opponents to 10 points per game last season.

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal A new-look defense – one featuring eight novice starters – will line up for Tupelo in Friday’s season opener against Lafayette. Outside linebacker Justin Clifton, end Shaun Kohlhiem and nose guard Jamal Wren are the three holdovers from last season’s standout unit, one that gave up an average of 10 […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State lost its top tailback, LaDarius Perkins, to the NFL, and Derrick Milton transferred to McNeese State. Yet the Bulldogs do not seem to be worried about their running game at all. Quarterback Dak Prescott returns as the team’s leading rusher. But MSU also has a bevy […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Some positions battles have concluded, some reserves have been challenged, and one freshman wide receiver – Sammie Epps – will be suspended. Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze says junior Ben Still will be his starting center when the No. 18-ranked Rebels open the season a week from today […]

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Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State linebacker DeAndre Ward made national headlines earlier this week when a video of him receiving a scholarship during a team meeting went viral. Ward spoke with the media on Wednesday about the emotional experience and what the aftermath has been like in motivating him to work even harder. MSU […]

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – All 14 Southeastern Conference members have taken steps to improve the fan experience at league football stadiums, the league said. The changes resulted from recommendations made by a working group approved by SEC athletic directors in June 2012 to review attendance trends with some fans choosing to watch at home on […]