Can Rebels, Bulldogs build on strong starts?

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal There were plenty of similarities between Mississippi State and Ole Miss in their season openers. Both teams...

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal Tonight’s opening kickoff of the 2014 season is fast approaching for the Northeast Community College Tigers, and there is still no quarterback. That is not exactly true, as the Tigers roster includes three quarterbacks – East Mississippi transfer Brett Thompson, and sophomores Cory Dixon from Georgia and Trace […]

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By Greg Beacham AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES – Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has admitted to lying to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew. Shaw has been suspended indefinitely from all of the Trojans’ team activities after […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – In many ways, Jameon Lewis had a breakout season for Mississippi State in 2013. Lewis led the Bulldogs in receiving and set the school’s single-game record with 220 receiving yards in the Liberty Bowl. He also garnered national attention by rushing, throwing and catching a touchdown in the […]

OXFORD It would seem that playing with an NFL running back would be against the rules. It’s only college football, after all. Boise State will have an NFL guy in the backfield when Ole Miss takes the field at the Georgia Dome on Thursday night. That’s the assessment of Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze. There’s […]

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 Greg Beacham AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES – Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw’s claim that he injured both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning. Sarkisian said USC has received several calls contradicting Shaw’s story about the circumstances leading […]

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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 […]

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Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze says the Rebels will approach Boise State's defense with caution.

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – In the off-season, there was no guarantee the tempo offense would still be legal. It is for the time being, and Hugh Freeze wants to snap it as fast as he can when No. 18 Ole Miss faces Boise State Thursday night in Atlanta. Kickoff in the Georgia […]

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 […]