Wetherbee named MSU interim AD

Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State is still searching for its next director of athletics. With current athletic director Scott...

Kentucky kicker Austin MacGinnis, center, is mobbed by teammates after kicking a 51-yard field goal in the final seconds to beat Mississippi State. (AP Photo/David Stephenson)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the third time this season, a dramatic ending didn’t go Mississippi State’s way. After missing a potential game-winning field goal against South Alabama and losing in double overtime last week at BYU, the Bulldogs thought they might have a change of fortune, scoring a go-ahead touchdown […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fred Ross entered Saturday’s game one catch shy of tying David Smith’s career receptions record at Mississippi State has stood since 1970. The senior wideout was held without a catch in the first half but set and broke the benchmark on the Bulldogs’ first drive of the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal LEXINGTON, Ky. – MSU was missing three starters Saturday night. Senior running back Brandon Holloway, senior free safety Kivon Coman and sophomore right guard Deion Calhoun did not make the trip to Lexington due to injuries. Ashton Shumpert started for the second straight game in the backfield and Mark McLaurin […]

Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald throws to a receiver in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kentucky, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/David Stephenson)

Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald met with the media following the Bulldogs 40-38 loss to Kentucky on a 51-yard field goal as time expired. Due to deadline constraints, Fitzgerald is the only MSU player The Journal has on video but other players’ quotes are transcribed below. #22 Malik Dear, WR On change in second quarter […]

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen saw his Bulldogs lose their third straight game and second consecutive heartbreaker. After MSU took the lead against Kentucky with 1:09 remaining, the Wildcats drove down to kick a 51-yard field goal as time expired to win 40-38. On feelings on the end of the game based on how the […]

STARKVILLE – Both Maroon and Gray benefited from strong pitching outings in Maroon’s 2-1 win on Saturday at Dudy Noble Field. Maroon used its speed on the base paths to sneak past Gray in the sixth scrimmage of Mississippi State’s fall baseball season. Sophomore Jake Mangum led off the bottom of the first with an […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – A year ago this week, Mississippi State linebacker Dez Harris sustained his third major knee injury in four years. But instead of being down, Harris battled through the adversity yet again and was ready to go when the Bulldogs began fall practice. “I always expected to come back, […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mississippi State is hoping that the second half of the season will go better than the first. The Bulldogs are just 1-2 in the SEC and 2-4 overall having lost three of their last four games. MSU has a streak of six consecutive bowl games on the […]


Keys to Victory 1. No personal fouls The Bulldogs committed three personal fouls among their seven penalties against BYU, one of which came after a 3rd-and-goal stop in the fourth quarter that led to the Cougars’ tying touchdown. MSU simply isn’t a good enough team to overcome shooting itself in the foot with costly penalties. […]