Waiting for college football almost over

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Game week is here for college football. Seven days from now all questions won’t be answered, but fans...

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – When the season kicks off for Mississippi State this week, Johnathan Calvin has a chance for significant playing time. It is an opportunity that may not have been afforded the defensive end had he not graduated from Copiah-Lincoln Community College early. Calvin was able to enroll in January […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Donald Gray’s college career did not begin as he envisioned. Gray signed with Mississippi State out of high school in 2013 but failed to qualify academically. The Bulldogs placed the talented receiver at Copiah-Lincoln Community College, but he injured his ankle during preseason practice and cost Gray the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The safety position has been a spot of contention for Mississippi State during the offseason. Both 2014 starters Jay Hughes and Justin Cox are gone and senior Kendrick Market is attempting to return from a ruptured Achilles suffered in the Egg Bowl. But despite some inexperience, the Bulldogs […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal Someone else is going to have to wash Malik Newman’s jersey. Reggie Patterson, Mississippi State’s former basketball manager, now has a jersey of his own. Former Baldwyn star and Journal All-Area selection Patterson has walked on for new coach Ben Howland and a Bulldogs team already heaped with great expectations. […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – When Mississippi State signed Martinas Rankin, the nation’s top junior college offensive tackle last year, many believed he would walk right into a starting spot on the Bulldogs line. That has not been the case. With the season quickly approaching, Rankin is still locked in a battle at […]

By Brandon Speck Daily Journal If the Major League Baseball season would ended Monday night, the Texas Rangers would have had a wild card playoff spot. Mitch Moreland wouldn’t take it for granted. The former Amory and Mississippi State star made his MLB debut on July 29, 2010. He singled in his first at-bat. Three […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Deshea Townsend knows a thing or two about what it takes to succeed, not only in the Southeastern Conference but in the NFL as well. Townsend was an All-SEC corner at Alabama before spending 13 years in the NFL and winning two Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers. […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Six Ole Miss players and four Mississippi State players were recognized today on the preseason All-SEC team announced by the league’s coaches. Alabama and LSU led all schools, each with 10 players selected. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players. MSU quarterback Dak Prescott and defensive end […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – With its opener less than two weeks away, Mississippi State is spending this week transitioning from training camp into game preparation. The Bulldogs have only seven more practices before they suit up against Southern Miss in Hattiesburg on the night of Sept. 5, then return home the following […]