By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – LSU is approaching this week’s game with an increased emphasis on focus and concentration. The eighth-ranked Tigers are 3-0 on the year and enter their first conference tilt against Mississippi State on Saturday night hoping to garner early momentum in the perennially difficult Western Division. “We look forward […]

School reports SCOOBA – Top-ranked East Mississippi Community College overwhelmed another MACJC opponent on Thursday night, beating Northeast Mississippi 65-7 at Sullivan-Windham Field. The Lions (4-0, 2-0 North Division led 51-7 at halftime. Northeast (1-3, 1-1) broke a scoreless streak of nine quarters against the Lions with a Joe Horn, Jr., 21-yard touchdown catch from […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Tight end Evan Engram has been one of the top targets for Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace early this season. However, while Wallace was spreading around passes to a lot of different players against Louisiana-Lafayette, Engram went without a catch. Engram’s day as less about the Cajuns’ defense […]

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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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Daily Journal MSU beat writer Logan Lowery and Ole Miss beat writer Parrish Alford talk about the local SEC teams as well as the conference.

Mississippi State's Nick Griffin, right, takes a handoff from Dak Prescott in a game earlier this month. Griffin had high expectations coming out of high school, but injuries have been an issue. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Like many kids, Nick Griffin grew up wanting to play in the NFL. By the time he reached high school he had blossomed into one of Mississippi’s top prospects rushing for 4,171 yards and 57 touchdowns during his career at Perry Central. Things seemed to be going as […]

OXFORD It’s almost as though Laquon Treadwell is hiding in plane sight. It’s not that he’s not involved in the game plan. The nation’s No. 1 wide receiver prospect in the recruiting class of 2013, Treadwell caught a team-high 72 balls as an Ole Miss freshman last year. Averaging five catches a game through his […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal No. 1 East Mississippi, the defending national champion, will put its unbeaten record on the line when it hosts Northeast today at 7 p.m. The Tigers are coming off a successful comeback victory against against Northwest in their division opener and believe they have what it takes to […]

JACKSON Mississippi State’s Bulldogs are 3-0 and have outscored opponents 99-37. The Ole Miss Rebels, also 3-0, have punished opponents by a whopping 132-31 count. And I know what many naysayers will say: “Yeah, but let’s wait and see what happens when they play somebody really good…” We don’t have to wait long. State goes […]