Optimistic Bulldogs report to camp

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Football is back at Mississippi State. The Bulldogs reported back Wednesday morning and will...

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State’s 2015 class swelled to 27 late Tuesday as three-star offensive guard Trey Derouen gave his commitment. The 6-foot-3, 309-pounder from Parkview High School (Lilburn, Ga.) is rated as the No. 50 guard in the nation by 247Sports.com. Derouen chose the Bulldogs over offers from Boston College, Duke, Georgia […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State reports back to campus Wednesday to begin preparations for the 2014 football season. The Bulldogs will hold their initial fall practice Thursday at 4:45 p.m., with all practices being closed to the public. Media will only be permitted at the Aug. 2 practice. MSU returns 57 letterwinners and […]

STARKVILLE Although Mississippi State returns 18 starters, it doesn’t mean the Bulldogs do not have some questions that need to be addressed when fall camp begins this week. MSU players report on Wednesday and will begin practicing the following afternoon. Here are three areas I expect to receive a lot of focus during training camp. […]

After splitting time in a platoon last season, Dylan Favre enters the fall as UT-Martin's quarterback. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

By Patrick Magee The Sun Herald (MCT) After flying high with big numbers and a famous last name at St. Stanislaus, life has become much more grounded for Dylan Favre at Tennessee-Martin. With a son, Xavier, who is about to turn 17 months old and graduation looming in December, Favre readily admits that his priorities […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal One of Mississippi State’s newest commitments could be facing a possible suspension. Nixa, Missouri, three-star running back Alec Murphy was caught shoplifting a pair of shoes at Walmart on June 2 and has already paid the $100 fine, according to the Springfield News-Leader. Now Murphy must wait to see if […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State made headlines by adding eight commitments last Friday. The Bulldogs added another name to the 2015 class on Thursday as Collins safety Mark McLaurin became the 26th commitment. The three-star prospect chose MSU over offers from Alcorn State, Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Ole Miss and Southern […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State wanted a more challenging non-conference schedule in Rick Ray’s third season to reflect a finally full roster. The Bulldogs released their 13-game non-conference slate on Wednesday. It features eight home outings and another at Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson on Dec. 20 against South Carolina Upstate. MSU […]

STARKVILLE Many times you will hear coaches refer to an athlete having the “it factor.” I’m not sure how to define “it” either, but having been around sports all my life I can recognize it when I see it. And Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott has it. People just seem to gravitate towards Prescott. The […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal MetroCast Communications, a TV provider for some households in Oxford, Starkville, Baldwyn, New Albany and other Northeast Mississippi towns, says it plans to offer the SEC Network. But there are details yet to be worked out. A MetroCast spokesman told the Daily Journal on Monday that his company expects […]