MSU's Jameon Lewis, the top returning receiver in the SEC, has missed the last two games after suffering a leg injury against LSU. He should be ready to play Saturday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – One of the most impressive aspects of Mississippi State’s recent success on its rise to No. 1 is that the Bulldogs have knocked off two straight top 10 opponents without their top wide receiver. Jameon Lewis was sidelined for both Texas A&M and Auburn with a right leg […]

Daily Journal Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss will kick off after 6 p.m. on Nov. 1, although the specifics won’t be known until after this week’s games. MSU entertains Arkansas, while Auburn visits Ole Miss. The games will fit into slots on ESPN (6 p.m.) and ESPN2 (6:15 p.m.). It was already known that […]


By Parrish Alford Daily Journal There’s no change at the top of the college football rankings this week. The state of Mississippi was assured another unbeaten week for its SEC teams when Ole Miss pulled away from Tennessee in the second half to win 34-3 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on Saturday night. Mississippi State had a […]

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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.