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Mississippi State celebrates after quarterback Dak Prescott scores in in the second quarter to put Mississippi State up 17-7 over Kentucky.

Robinson runs wild, No. 1 Bulldogs survive Kentucky

By Gary B. Graves AP Sports Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. – Dak Prescott accounted for three touchdowns, Josh Robinson rushed for two TDs and...

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the past two weeks, Mississippi State has enjoyed its perch as the top-ranked team in college football. The Bulldogs are in the midst of a nine-game winning streak, are undefeated at 6-0 on the year and have knocked off three consecutive top 10 opponents in the […]

By John Zenor Associated Press All the hand-wringing over the SEC’s near-monopoly of the top 5 might well prove a moot point. The Southeastern Conference will take care of the matter internally since nobody heaps more abuse on league teams than the SEC itself. In the SEC West, No. 1 Mississippi State, No. 3 Ole […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Three-star guard/center Darryl Williams became the 31st commitment in Mississippi State’s 2015 class late Thursday. Williams, a 6-foot-4, 304-pounder from Bessemer, Alabama, chose the Bulldogs over offers from Auburn, Cincinnati, Florida State, Kentucky, Louisville, South Alabama, Southern Miss and UAB. Williams is ranked as the nation’s No. 7 center and […]

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops is 5-2 in his second season with the Wildcats, a program that was a combined 4-20 over the past two seasons. His Wildcats entertain No. 1-ranked MSU on Saturday. (AP Photo/David Stephenson)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mark Stoops is attempting to put Kentucky’s football program in the spotlight at a school where basketball rules. Stoops has the Wildcats off to a 5-2 start and will get the perfect opportunity to make an impact this weekend, hosting top-ranked Mississippi State. “It’s important for us to play well,” […]

STARKVILLE (AP) – Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum has been named to a committee that will search for a new commissioner of the Southeastern Conference. Commissioner Mike Slive announced last week he will retire from the post next July, after 13 years in that position. Others on the search committee are David Gearhart, chancellor […]

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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 – Most football players are anxious and have difficulty sleeping the night before a big game. Mississippi State’s Preston Smith however had another reason to be nervous on New Year’s Eve prior to the Bulldogs’ Liberty Bowl appearance. Smith was on the phone in his Memphis hotel room during […]

STARKVILLE Mississippi State enjoyed its best first half to a football season in school history. The Bulldogs rose from unranked to the No. 1 team in the country by defeating three consecutive top 10 opponents and remain undefeated at 6-0. But MSU coach Dan Mullen and quarterback Dak Prescott are quick to remind fans and […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State received its first No. 1 ranking in school history two weeks ago. This week, the Bulldogs are charged with another first – defending their top ranking. MSU is coming off three straight wins over top 10 opponents and enjoyed a bye week last week. Now the […]