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Quarterback Dak Prescott, a Heisman Trophy contender, makes the rounds to celebrate with the fans after Mississippi State's 38-23 win over Auburn last Saturday.

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – It’s hard to put a finger on exactly what makes Dak Prescott so successful. Mississippi State’s quarterback wasn’t highly recruited, isn’t the most accurate passer and was not blessed with blazing speed. But Prescott possesses intangibles that extend beyond the football field which have helped him skyrocket into […]

TUPELO One of the most interesting fallouts of our state having two of the nation’s three top-ranked teams at the halfway point of the season is this: It makes big games involving other teams even more compelling. Case in point is tonight’s visit by No. 5 Notre Dame to No. 2 Florida State. Florida State […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Although Mississippi State ranks No. 1 in both national polls, its defense is currently 13th in the Southeastern Conference. But that stat can be deceiving, especially considering the Bulldogs boast the top red zone defense in the league allowing opponents to score just 57.9 percent of the time […]

STARKVILLE The cowbell has been a hot topic throughout the SEC over the past few weeks and a touchy one here in Starkville. Why? Because Mississippi State is winning. The Bulldogs’ favorite artificial noisemaker only seems to become a nuisance to opposing teams and fans when MSU fields a successful team. I have covered this […]

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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 […]

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Mississippi State beat writer Logan Lowery and Ole Miss beat writer Parrish Alford look back and look ahead in the SEC.

Tennessee running backs, from left, Chris Beck, Jalen Hurd and Devrin Young, sign autographs during fan day at Neyland Stadium in April. A year after Johnny Manziel was suspended after an investigation by Texas A&M and the NCAA into whether he was paid to sign memorabilia, Georgia’s Todd Gurley is reportedly being investigated for the same thing. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess, File)

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Mississippi State star Dak Prescott says he is taking steps to avoid being the next college football star to be accused of exchanging autographs for cash. “I’ve started just personalizing things – making sure I write to the person that they’re asking for. And I don’t sign […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott is considering an early move to the NFL, if the league is interested. The Bulldogs’ quarterback told Sports Illustrated that if he projects as a first-round draft pick in April then he will forgo his senior season in Starkville. “One of the worst things […]

Mississippi State's Craig Sword, right, will miss 4 to 6 weeks with a bulging disc in his back. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State basketball has suffered two injuries since preseason practice began on Oct. 3. Junior guard Craig Sword will miss 4 to 6 weeks with a with a bulging disc in his back while junior college transfer Johnny Zuppardo is out for the entire year with a torn […]