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Ole Miss beat writer Parrish Alford, Mississippi State beat writer Logan Lowery and sports editor John Pitts look back and look ahead in the SEC.

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Every Thursday, 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 […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Cole Carter and Jake Thomas may not be household names to many Mississippi State fans right now. But both youngsters are expected to be instrumental in the Bulldogs’ future success along the offensive line. Carter is the second team left tackle as a sophomore while Thomas is a […]

JACKSON Any other year, Mississippi State’s runaway fire hydrant of a running back, Josh Robinson, would be slam-dunk favorite for the C Spire Conerly Trophy. Robinson has bulled, bounced and swerved his way to 887 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns in seven victorious games. He has annihilated some tacklers, broken free from several more. Any […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer The first College Football Playoff rankings are in the books. The top four for now is Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Ole Miss, three teams from the SEC West and the defending national champion Seminoles. It is way too early and there are way too many […]

Mississippi State Mississippi State sitting atop the initial the College Football Playoff Rankings was no surprise, as the Bulldogs are No. 1 in both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches Poll. However, if the season ended now there would be an Egg Bowl Part II matching MSU against fourth-seeded Ole Miss in the Sugar […]

STARKVILLE Kaleb Eulls doesn’t get the spotlight on Mississippi State’s defensive line very often. That’s usually because Eulls is tasked with the dirty work of drawing double teams inside to free up stars like Preston Smith and Chris Jones to go make tackles. But this week, Eulls’ efforts were recognized by the Southeastern Conference as […]

By Ralph D. Russo and Stephen Hawkins AP Sports Writers GRAPEVINE, Texas – The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken – and it likes the SEC. At least for now. Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Ole Miss are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. The first of seven […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State might be the top-ranked team in the country but its defense ranks last in the Southeastern Conference and is 122nd out of 125 teams nationally against the pass. Despite the statistical shortcomings, the Bulldogs’ defense has fared well in the red zone. MSU has the No. […]