By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Most teams would be worried if a 1,000-yard running back decided to depart for the NFL a year early. But after Josh Robinson turned pro, Mississippi State has four running backs battling this spring to take his vacant spot in the backfield. Juniors Ashton Shumpert and Brandon Holloway […]

Mississippi State’s offensive line for 2016 improved Monday night as the Bulldogs landed the commitment of Desoto Central tackle Dareuan Parker. The 6-foot-5, 320-pounder picked up an offer from MSU while visiting for junior day on Saturday and made his decision two days later. The pickup of Parker brings the Bulldogs’ class to 10 commitments, […]

Mississippi State travels to Mobile at 6:30 p.m. today looking to keep up its recent success against South Alabama. The Diamond Dogs (19-11) have won six straight against the Jaguars including a 3-0 victory in Starkville last season. MSU leads the overall series 44-24 and sports a 7-1 record against USA under John Cohen. Sophomore […]

Looking Back: The Bulldogs were shut out in three consecutive games for the first time since 1975. MSU lost 3-0 to Southern Miss in Pearl on Tuesday and dropped the first two home outings against Auburn 5-0 and 4-0. John Cohen’s club salvaged the Sunday finale against the Tigers, 3-1. Looking Ahead: The Diamond Dogs […]

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) – Left-hander Paul Maholm has been released from a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds. The former Mississippi State standout agreed to the deal Jan. 28 and had a 2.19 ERA in five spring-training games, allowing three runs, seven hits and two walks in 12 1-3 innings with five strikeouts. Cincinnati, […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – After being shut out in three consecutive games, Mississippi State was finally able to plate some runs on Sunday. The Bulldogs combined a strong performance on the mound with enough offense for a 3-1 victory over Auburn to salvage the final game of the series. “I thought we […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal MEMPHIS – When Ben Howland was named the new basketball coach at Mississippi State last week, he received a lot of high-profile texts from NBA players, including Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, who played under Howland at UCLA. Another came from Memphis Grizzlies rookie Jordan Adams, another former Bruins […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Jamoral Graham was good enough to step on the field immediately for Mississippi State last fall. The true freshman appeared in nine games as a wide receiver and punt returner and even caught a 44-yard touchdown against UT Martin. But during the offseason, head coach Dan Mullen approached […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – It has been four decades since Mississippi State has slumped this badly at the plate. The Bulldogs lost 4-0 to Auburn on Saturday, marking the third consecutive game they’ve been blanked. The last time MSU was shut out three straight games was in 1975. “Our kids absolutely need […]