BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – When Evan Sobiesk announced in January that he was leaving Mississippi State to attend dental school, Devon Bell knew immediately that he would be rejoining the placekicking ranks. Bell had served the Bulldogs in that capacity before but did not attempt a field goal or extra point at […]

By Stephen Hunt Special to the Journal ARLINGTON, Texas – Buck Showalter spent one season at Mississippi State, but hearing him reflect on his time in Starkville, it’s clear how much he enjoyed being a Bulldog. Now 59, Showalter, an All-American at State in 1977, is in his 16th season as a big-league manager and […]


By Logan Lowery Daily Journal The honors continue to pour in for Mississippi State’s Brent Rooker. A week after being named the Most Improved Player in the New England Collegiate Baseball League, the sophomore outfielder was selected as its Most Valuable Player as well. Rooker hit .360 and led the league with 59 hits, 10 […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has not shied away from scheduling in-state opponents during Dan Mullen’s tenure. The Bulldogs will open the season with Southern Miss for the second straight year. “It is a huge game in the state of Mississippi and to the people here,” Mullen said. “This is a […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Much has been made about Mississippi State’s lack of experience returning this fall. The Bulldogs only have eight returning starters back on offense and defense but all 22 positions on both sides of the ball will be manned by an upperclassmen according to the depth chart that was […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Game week is here for college football. Seven days from now all questions won’t be answered, but fans and the media, most of whom have had little access to teams through August camp, will know more about their teams. Much of the drama will unfold before Saturday. There are 27 […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – When the season kicks off for Mississippi State this week, Johnathan Calvin has a chance for significant playing time. It is an opportunity that may not have been afforded the defensive end had he not graduated from Copiah-Lincoln Community College early. Calvin was able to enroll in January […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Donald Gray’s college career did not begin as he envisioned. Gray signed with Mississippi State out of high school in 2013 but failed to qualify academically. The Bulldogs placed the talented receiver at Copiah-Lincoln Community College, but he injured his ankle during preseason practice and cost Gray the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The safety position has been a spot of contention for Mississippi State during the offseason. Both 2014 starters Jay Hughes and Justin Cox are gone and senior Kendrick Market is attempting to return from a ruptured Achilles suffered in the Egg Bowl. But despite some inexperience, the Bulldogs […]