JACKSON Any other year, Mississippi State’s runaway fire hydrant of a running back, Josh Robinson, would be slam-dunk favorite for the C Spire Conerly Trophy. Robinson has bulled, bounced and swerved his way to 887 yards rushing and 10 touchdowns in seven victorious games. He has annihilated some tacklers, broken free from several more. Any […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer The first College Football Playoff rankings are in the books. The top four for now is Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Ole Miss, three teams from the SEC West and the defending national champion Seminoles. It is way too early and there are way too many […]

Mississippi State Mississippi State sitting atop the initial the College Football Playoff Rankings was no surprise, as the Bulldogs are No. 1 in both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches Poll. However, if the season ended now there would be an Egg Bowl Part II matching MSU against fourth-seeded Ole Miss in the Sugar […]

STARKVILLE Kaleb Eulls doesn’t get the spotlight on Mississippi State’s defensive line very often. That’s usually because Eulls is tasked with the dirty work of drawing double teams inside to free up stars like Preston Smith and Chris Jones to go make tackles. But this week, Eulls’ efforts were recognized by the Southeastern Conference as […]

By Ralph D. Russo and Stephen Hawkins AP Sports Writers GRAPEVINE, Texas – The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken – and it likes the SEC. At least for now. Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Ole Miss are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. The first of seven […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State might be the top-ranked team in the country but its defense ranks last in the Southeastern Conference and is 122nd out of 125 teams nationally against the pass. Despite the statistical shortcomings, the Bulldogs’ defense has fared well in the red zone. MSU has the No. […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s Jameon Lewis missed both the Texas A&M and Auburn games due to a right leg injury. The senior wideout returned last weekend in a start against Kentucky but was not targeted and played only minimal reps. Redshirt freshman Gabe Myles once again played most of the […]

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By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State running back Josh Robinson was named SEC co-Offensive Player of the Week, while teammate Kaleb Eulls earned the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week award, it was announced Monday. Robinson rushed a career-high 23 times for 198 yards and two touchdowns in No. 1 MSU’s 45-31 win at […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Ole Miss became the first Magnolia State school to fall in the College Football Playoff sweepstakes. The Rebels dropped four spots to No. 7 in the latest Associated Press poll after Saturday’s 10-7 loss at LSU. Mississippi State maintained its top ranking for a third consecutive week. The Bulldogs received […]