By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s plans at strong safety changed drastically on the sixth play last season. Jay Hughes ruptured his Achilles tendon and was lost for the year, forcing a shakeup in the secondary the rest of 2013. Although Hughes is back and healthy, he is now locked in a […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL Football may be on the horizon but the Southeastern Conference managed to work in some hoops news late Friday afternoon with the release of the men’s basketball league schedule. Ole Miss will begin conference play on the road for the 13th time in the last 17 years as the Rebels […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Mississippi State tight ends coach Scott Sallach has plenty of options this season. Sallach’s squad features five scholarship tight ends ranging in size from 6-foot-2, 231-pounds all the way to 6-foot-7, 260-pounds and showcasing a wide range of skill sets. “I’ve got a nice mixture of older guys […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Mississippi State was the second worst field goal kicking team in the country last season. The Bulldogs saw just 10 of their 21 attempts split the uprights in 2013 finishing just ahead of UTEP for 123rd in that category. MSU’s primary kicker last fall, Devon Bell, was 6 […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Dudy Noble Field will be getting a facelift. One of the most recognizable venues in college baseball, Mississippi State’s home stadium will receive a $40 million upgrade which will include a double-tiered grandstand, berm seating, approximately 50 skyboxes and a welcome plaza honoring past players. “It’s hard to […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Training camp has reached a pivotal point for Mississippi State. The Bulldogs are in their final week of camp before school starts back on Monday. Dan Mullen has a pair of two-a-day practices scheduled this week, two single day practices and the second scrimmage of the fall slated […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – The biggest question for Mississippi State entering last season was if the Bulldogs could replace Darius Slay and Thorpe Award winner Johnthan Banks at cornerback. Both Banks and Slay were selected in the second round of the NFL draft, leaving the Bulldogs almost barren of starting experience at […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Devon Bell was recruited to handle punting and kickoff duties for Mississippi State. But Bell’s focus the last two seasons has been kicking field goals. Now he’s back to handling his primary responsibilities as the Bulldogs punter. “It’s a lot less stressful for me,” Bell said. “I’m really […]

BY LOGAN LOWERY DAILY JOURNAL STARKVILLE – Dak Prescott has already become a local celebrity around Mississippi State. But his performance on the field in 2013 has generated enough offseason buzz that Prescott’s popularity has extended far beyond campus. The rising junior is considered one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the country and even […]