LOGAN LOWERY: Prescott poised in spotlight

STARKVILLE Many times you will hear coaches refer to an athlete having the “it factor.” I’m not sure how to define “it” either,...

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 247Sports.com. Having covered MSU recruiting for five years at Rivals.com 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 […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal While many Mississippi State fans will be focused on Egg Bowl week in late November, the Bulldogs men’s basketball team will have their eyes set on the Lone Star State. MSU has accepted an invitation to participate in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic on Nov. 28-29. The Bulldogs will take […]

Mississippi State Coach Dan Mullen speaks to media at the Southeastern Conference media days on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Mississippi State will not be favored to win the SEC Western Division this season. But, as Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen quickly pointed out Tuesday at SEC Media Days, neither was Auburn a year ago. The Tigers were picked fifth in the division but won the SEC Championship […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – For Chris Jones, a bumpy recruiting road stabilized rather quickly once it ended in Starkville. Maybe the country’s hottest topic leading up to Mississippi State’s 2013 recruiting class, Jones emphatically put all the drama behind him as soon as the first collegiate ball of his career kicked […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal HOOVER, Ala. – Benardrick McKinney is another example of Dan Mullen finding a diamond in the rough in a rural Mississippi town. Mississippi State was the only school to offer the former Rosa Fort High School quarterback and has developed McKinney into one of the top linebacker talents in the […]