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MSU defensive lineman Preston Smith runs with the ball after intercepting a pass.

Thumbs Up The Bulldogs sold out their 31st consecutive game at Davis Wade Stadium and set a new attendance record despite the rainy conditions. MSU was able to avoid injury in its 2014 debut and amassed 550 yards of offense while scoring seven touchdowns. The Bulldogs defense gave up just 71 yards rushing and pitched […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Instead of celebrating his team’s 49-0 win over Southern Miss, one Mississippi State player is in mourning. According to WJTV in Jackson, Tyriunce Lewis, the brother of Bulldogs senior wide receiver Jameon Lewis, was shot and killed in Tylertown on Sunday morning. Walthall County Sherriff Duane Dillon told WJTV that […]

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Fans walk through the Junction past the Bully statue Saturday afternoon before the start of the Mississippi State game.

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State opened its season with a 49-0 win over Southern Mississippi on Saturday, and despite the inclement weather, fans still had fun tailgating in the Junction. Daily Journal photographer Lauren Wood braved the elements, too, to capture the scene.

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Mississippi State running back Nick Griffin crosses into the end zone for a touchdown during Saturday night's game against Southern Mississippi.

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State had to wait 24 years to renew its rivalry with Southern Miss. The Bulldogs made sure it was a memorable occasion dominating the Golden Eagles in all three phases Saturday night in a 49-0 shutout, the largest margin of victory in the instate series. MSU racked […]

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The newly renovated north end zone of Davis Wade Stadium was completed for Mississippi State's season opener against Southern Miss on Saturday night.

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel STARKVILLE – The new north end zone expansion of Davis Wade Stadium is a $75 million piece of work that gives the nation’s second-oldest on-campus football field a whole new look. It’s a hit with MSU fans, too. The Bulldogs’ faithful in attendance at Saturday’s home opener against Southern Miss […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State players reported back for fall camp raving about running a hurry up offense this year. Coach Dan Mullen denied the claim but the Bulldogs did, in fact, go no-huddle on Saturday. MSU amassed 550 yards running a balanced attack – 201 yards on the ground and […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Tonight, Mississippi State will renew a rivalry that has been brewing for 24 years. The Bulldogs begin their 2014 campaign by hosting Southern Miss for a 6:39 p.m. kickoff on the SEC Network. The two Magnolia State programs are meeting for the first time since 1990, when names […]

STARKVILLE When Mississippi State and Southern Miss made the announcement in 2009 to renew their football rivalry, it was met by much skepticism from a faction of the Bulldogs fan base. After all, MSU was coming off a 4-8 season under Sylvester Croom and had just hired a new head coach in Dan Mullen. Southern […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Southern Miss head coach Todd Monken has made only one visit to Davis Wade Stadium – in 2005, while serving as receivers coach at LSU. The Tigers manhandled Sylvester Croom’s Mississippi State squad 37-7 that day, but Monken will be the first to admit that the Bulldogs have […]