STARKVILLE For years, the knock on Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen has been he couldn’t win the big one. Many critiqued Mullen for not being able to beat a ranked opponent during his tenure and only being capable of beating Ole Miss consistently within his own division. But those criticisms were silenced in Baton Rouge two […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal Former Tupelo kicker Drew White has a ringside seat for one of the greatest shows on turf. As the placekicker and punter for top-ranked East Mississippi Community College, White has already earned one national championship ring. He and his Lions teammates are 5-0 this season and are aiming for […]

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School reports OXFORD – Ole Miss sophomore safety Anthony Alford has decided to leave the Ole Miss football team and pursue a professional baseball career. A native of Petal, Alford has played in all four games this year as a backup safety and punt returner. He registered six tackles and two punt returns for 8 […]

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen instructs quarterback Josiah Phillips (10) in the second half against South Alabama in an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Mike Kittrell) MAGAZINES OUT

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Most defenses in the Southeastern Conference are still attempting to adjust to Kevin Sumlin’s high octane offense in his third season at Texas A&M. After all, the sixth-ranked Aggies are averaging 51.2 points and 594.6 yards of offense in getting off to a 5-0 start overall, 2-0 in […]

Hugh Freeze didn't want his team to focus on Alabama until this week. Now, he's ready to embrace the challenge. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss has beaten Alabama just twice in 25 years and not since 2003, but Rebels coach Hugh Freeze has a very special mission for this week of preparation. He wants to have fun. Alabama, No. 1 in the USA Today coaches poll and No. 3 in the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State players enjoyed a rare three-day weekend during their bye week, but Monday it was back to business as the Bulldogs continued preparations for No. 6 Texas A&M. The 12th-ranked Bulldogs practiced just two days during their bye week and held a team weight lifting session on […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze said Monday afternoon that he’d not heard from the SEC offices regarding possible suspension of a player or players stemming from a brief fight between the Rebels and Memphis last Saturday. Freshman kicker Gary Wunderlich was ejected but was simply a victim of […]

By John Zenor and David Brandt Associated Press Three teams from the Southeastern Conference’s powerful Western Division are finally going down. That much is assured on Saturday, when six teams ranked in the top 15 clash in an unprecedented day for any division in major college football. First, No. 6 Texas A&M visits No. 12 […]

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal As Mississippi prepares to host the biggest single day of college football in its history, both Oxford and Starkville are preparing for possible record crowds. Eager fans not only will pack the football stadiums at Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi, they also will jam both campuses and […]