Bulldogs confident in safeties

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The safety position has been a spot of contention for Mississippi State during the offseason....

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State saw its second pledge from Meridian High School de-commit from the 2016 football recruiting class. Quincy Lenton withdrew his commitment in May and was joined by his Meridian teammate, four-star safety Zaire Jones, on Friday. The 6-foot-1, 190-pounder announced via Twitter that “I’ve decided to decommit from Ms […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Mississippi State held its first fall scrimmage on Thursday night under the lights of Davis Wade Stadium. The closed scrimmage began at 8:30 p.m. in order to help acclimate the Bulldogs for the late starts to their first two games of the season. MSU ran 165 plays during […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Brandon Bryant arrived at Mississippi State last year at 5-foot-10, 187 pounds and running a 4.45 in the 40-yard dash. After a redshirt year, the former Rosa Fort safety had grown nearly two inches, added 23 pounds and trimmed his 40 time down to a blazing 4.25 – […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Elgton Jenkins was not heavily recruited out of Clarksdale High School two years ago. The former three-star offensive tackle held only four mid-major offers before Mississippi State extended a scholarship during his official visit just three days before national signing day. Jenkins committed on the spot, along with […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – The biggest question facing Mississippi State offensively this season is how to replace three starters along its offensive line. Gone are multi-year starters Blaine Clausell at left tackle, Dillon Day at center and Ben Beckwith at right guard, all of whom signed NFL free agent contracts. Offensive line […]

JACKSON Much ado has been made about the media picking Mississippi State to finish last in the SEC Western Division in the annual preseason media poll. As if it matters… Preseason polls mean nothing. We shouldn’t have them. Polls should start after the first half of the season in mid-to-late October when we actually know […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Zach Dillon’s stint at Mississippi State has ended after one year. Dillon departed his post as the Bulldogs’ baseball coordinator of camps and volunteer assistant coach for a position on Mitch Thompson’s staff at McLennan (Texas) Community College. Dillon was recruited by Thompson as a player to Baylor. According to […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – During Dan Mullen’s first spring in 2009, he was forced to use walk-on quarterbacks at receiver just to have enough wideouts to rep through drills. Depth certainly won’t be a concern at Mississippi State this fall. The Bulldogs not only return their top receiver in De’Runnya Wilson but […]

By John Zenor Associated Press The Southeastern Conference fancies itself as the unquestioned king of college football leagues. That mindset has become practically a mantra for SEC coaches, fans and media over the last decade, but other leagues have won the national crown the last two seasons. As usual, this season the SEC has no […]