JACKSON Good for Mississippi State. Good for Southern Miss. Good for football in the Magnolia State. Saturday night in Starkville, State and USM will play football against one another for the first time in 24 years. It’s the first of a two-game series that makes sense, will make money and will raise a lot more […]

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By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Infielder Kyle Hann is no longer a part of the Mississippi State baseball program, according to a team spokesman. A native of Ontario, Canada, Hann spent two seasons in Starkville, appearing in 38 games with 13 starts. The 5-foot-8, 174-pounder received a medical redshirt for last season after injuries limited […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has embraced facing its in-state brethren in non-conference action since Dan Mullen arrived in 2009. The Bulldogs have defeated Jackson State and Alcorn State twice under Mullen and even had a contest scheduled last season with Mississippi Valley State, which later had to be cancelled due […]

Mississippi State tight end Malcolm Johnson, left, and offensive lineman Dillon Day will be two of the Bulldogs' captains, along with fellow senior Jay Hughes, a safety. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has announced its team captains for the 2014 season. Seniors Malcolm Johnson, Dillon Day and Jay Hughes received the honor after a team vote. The trio has started 39 career games and brings 98 games of leadership experience overall. “They’re all fifth-year seniors and all committed […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal The week many folks began longing for once the bowl games were complete is here. Major college football arrives Thursday night, and No. 18 Ole Miss will be among a handful of teams in action. The Rebels aren’t playing a power conference team, but they’re playing a big boy name […]

STARKVILLE A week ago, the AP Top 25 preseason rankings were released and since that time I have received several emails and tweets concerning my voting. I have long since felt teams should be ranked exactly where they finished the previous year so my preseason voting was identical to the final AP poll in January. […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State was able to maneuver through fall camp without many devastating injuries. The Bulldogs did have two players – redshirt freshman wide receiver Shelby Christy and fifth-year senior right tackle Damien Robinson – go down with season-ending ACL tears. Sophomore cornerback Cedric Jiles will also miss time […]

School reports HATTIESBURG – The Southern Miss football team used its Saturday morning workout to give the squad an opportunity to experience things that they might encounter next weekend when they open the season at Mississippi State. The Golden Eagles, in helmets and shorts, went through their entire game day routine on the Roberts Stadium […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State liked its quarterback situation heading into last season. The Bulldogs returned fifth-year senior Tyler Russell as the starter and had a talented backup in Dak Prescott. The plan was to alternate both signal callers throughout games. However, that idea had to be scrapped when the duo […]