By Logan Lowery Daily Journal One of Mississippi State’s newest commitments could be facing a possible suspension. Nixa, Missouri, three-star running back Alec Murphy was caught shoplifting a pair of shoes at Walmart on June 2 and has already paid the $100 fine, according to the Springfield News-Leader. Now Murphy must wait to see if […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State made headlines by adding eight commitments last Friday. The Bulldogs added another name to the 2015 class on Thursday as Collins safety Mark McLaurin became the 26th commitment. The three-star prospect chose MSU over offers from Alcorn State, Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Ole Miss and Southern […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State wanted a more challenging non-conference schedule in Rick Ray’s third season to reflect a finally full roster. The Bulldogs released their 13-game non-conference slate on Wednesday. It features eight home outings and another at Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson on Dec. 20 against South Carolina Upstate. MSU […]

STARKVILLE Many times you will hear coaches refer to an athlete having the “it factor.” I’m not sure how to define “it” either, but having been around sports all my life I can recognize it when I see it. And Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott has it. People just seem to gravitate towards Prescott. The […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal MetroCast Communications, a TV provider for some households in Oxford, Starkville, Baldwyn, New Albany and other Northeast Mississippi towns, says it plans to offer the SEC Network. But there are details yet to be worked out. A MetroCast spokesman told the Daily Journal on Monday that his company expects […]

STARKVILLE Mississippi State’s sixth annual Big Dawg Camp was also its most successful. The Bulldogs received eight football commitments on Friday, swelling the 2015 class to 25 and lifting it five spots up to No. 9 nationally according to Having covered MSU recruiting for five years at before joining the Daily Journal staff, […]

By John Davis and Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Hoover beat Oxford, then one of the Bucs’ to players said he’s going to Starkville. After the Buccaneers beat the Chargers by a point in pool play to open the National Select 7-on-7 National Championships at Hoover High on Friday, 2015 wide receiver Justin […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s recruiting streak continued Friday night in its annual invitation-only Big Dawg Camp. Following Hoover, Ala., receiver Justin Johnson’s commitment earlier in the day, the Bulldogs added five more highly-touted additions to its 2015 class. Running backs Nick Gibson and Alec Murphy, defensive end Johnathan Calvin, safety […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen HOOVER, Ala. – Ole Miss and Mississippi State had a combined 12 players picked on the pre-season Media Days All-SEC Team Thursday morning. The talent on both teams also garnered higher predicted finishes for both the Rebels, who were selected fourth in the SEC West, and Bulldogs, who were picked […]