By Logan Lowery Daily Journal JACKSON – Mississippi State coach Rick Ray hoped to stop the bleeding following the Bulldogs’ home loss to Arkansas State on Wednesday. But Saturday’s 53-51 loss to South Carolina-Upstate at the Mississippi Coliseum cut even deeper and marked MSU’s fifth consecutive loss. “Against USC-Upstate our guys made a concerted effort […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal No. 21 Mississippi State takes on Illinois-Chicago at 9:30 p.m. CT as part of the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic. The Bulldogs are off to the best start in school history at 12-0 and are coming off a 66-51 comeback victory at Louisiana-Lafayette on Wednesday. MSU tops the SEC in […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen does not expect to have a defensive coordinator hired before the Bulldogs play in the Orange Bowl in Miami on Dec. 31. Mullen lost Geoff Collins on Tuesday after the fourth-year linebackers coach and defensive coordinator left for the same position at Florida. […]

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Every week, 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 […]

Associated Press DUBLIN, Ohio – A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the scuttled football program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham thought more cash might be the solution, so he sent his entire allowance – a $1 bill – with a handwritten note of support. “I love Ohio State, but I think you […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal BOONEVILLE – Greg Davis was introduced as head football coach at Northeast Mississippi Community College on Thursday afternoon. “For the past month, we’ve been looking for someone who could help us to capitalize on the considerable investment we’ve made in the future of Northeast football,” said school president Dr. […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Last week, Mississippi State’s J.T. Gray was named part of the Southeastern Conference All-Freshman team at linebacker. But as the Bulldogs began preparing for its Orange Bowl battle with Georgia Tech, Gray has found himself at a new position – in the secondary. The 6-foot, 196-pounder was a […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – It was far from pretty, but at the end of the day, every win is beautiful. Ole Miss shook off a lethargic first half to earn a 71-68 win over Coastal Carolina on Thursday night. It was just the third win in six games at Tad Smith Coliseum […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Bowl eligibility is the gift that keeps on giving. The extra practice for the extra game gives coaches a chance to dial back from their top-tier players and focus on player who will eventually fill those roles. Two interior defensive line signees in the Ole Miss 2014 recruiting […]