By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal STARKVILLE – To increase safety at Davis Wade Stadium, Mississippi State University will begin implementing a clear-bag policy for the upcoming 2016 football season. The policy, beginning Sept. 3, calls for clear plastic, vinyl or PVC bags that do not exceed 12 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches. Small, […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Although Mississippi State is missing two starters from its defensive line from a year ago, the Bulldogs appear to be in great shape in the trenches as they prepare for the 2016 campaign. Ryan Brown and Chris Jones were both lost to the NFL following last season but […]

Daily Journal Chris Stratton (Tupelo, MSU) won his fourth-straight decision on Friday night, giving up six hits and one run in five innings against Triple-A Iowa. Stratton is 7-1 with a 2.72 ERA in his last 10 appearances for Sacramento, including a May 22 win at Nashville before his month-long callup by the San Francisco […]

Daily Journal Ole Miss senior Addie Forbus, from Amory, has four goals in two games after scoring twice in Sunday night’s 3-0 win over Northwestern State. Forbus, who finished her high school career as the state career scoring leader, now has 28 goals for the Rebels, tied for eighth on the school scoring list. Georgia […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State may have one of the most talented young safety groups in the country. A trio of sophomores – Brandon Bryant, Mark McLaurin and Jamal Peters – played phenomenally in supporting roles last season as freshmen and are set for stardom this fall. “We’re going to lead […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Josiah Phillips is a native of Starkville but his journey onto the Mississippi State football team might be the most difficult. Phillips was homeschooled and had never played organized football before – save for some 8-man flag football – but always had a desire to suit up someday […]

Daily Journal, wire reports Veteran Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has caught two touchdown passes from rookie quarterback Dak Prescott in two preseason games. Needless to say, Bryant is a fan. “The guy is a student – you’ve got to give it to him,” Bryant said Saturday night after Dallas beat Miami 41-14. “He wants […]

Mississippi State four-star center Abdul Ado has been admitted into the university but has yet to be granted full eligibility by the NCAA Clearinghouse. The 6-foot-11, 235-pounder started classes on Friday but will not be permitted to practice with the team until he is cleared. He is however is allowed to have eight hours of […]

Daily Journal, wire reports Dallas rookie quarterback Dak Prescott picked up Friday night where he left off in his NFL exhibition debut. Prescott passed for two touchdowns and ran two more as the Cowboys rolled to a 41-14 win over Miami. A fourth-round draft pick by Dallas, Prescott completed 12 of 15 passes for 199 […]