By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Decades ago, the triple option offense was commonplace in college football. However with today’s pass-happy playbooks, very few teams even dare to run it. Georgia Tech still runs the triple option, close to perfection under head coach Paul Johnson. The Yellow Jackets are chewing up 333.6 yards per […]

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By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze confirmed reports Monday that linebackers coach Tom Allen will leave to become defensive coordinator at South Florida. “You hate to lose good people, but we rejoice with him that he’s getting an opportunity to advance his career,” Freeze said. Allen and Freeze have […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State is in the midst of stretch of six games over a 10-game span. But the 21st-ranked Bulldogs showed no signs of fatigue from playing on back-to-back days by demolishing Mississippi Valley State 104-41 Monday night. MSU improved to 11-0, which tied the school record for its […]

By Gene Phelps Daily Journal TUPELO – Jarvis Wilson will sign a football national letter of intent Feb. 4 – the official national signing day – with Georgia. Monday morning, the Tupelo High School standout defensive back held a mock signing ceremony at school to officially proclaim his intentions to become a Bulldog. “We thought […]

By Jay Reeves Associated Press AUBURN, Ala. – An east Alabama man was already on probation for separate crimes when he was charged with killing an Auburn University football player in a shooting eerily similar to a triple killing two years ago. Markale Hart, 22, of Camp Hill was arrested on burglary and theft charges […]

Associated Press South Carolina stays No. 1 in The Associated Press poll for the fourth straight week after a 62-point win in its lone game. Mississippi State moved up one spot this week, to No. 21. The Bulldogs (10-0) are coming off wins against Louisiana Tech and Southern Miss last week. With most teams taking […]

By Ralph D. Russo Associated Press Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota will likely take his game to the NFL next season. Runner-up Melvin Gordon has already said he will be skipping his last year of eligibility at Wisconsin to enter the NFL draft. Alabama receiver Amari Cooper, the other finalist who finished third in the […]

Lilburn, Ga., three-star offensive guard Trey Derouen is back on the market after decommitting from Mississippi State last week. The 6-foot-3, 309-pounder was offered a greyshirt by the Bulldogs but chose to reopen his recruitment. Derouen also has offers from Boston College, Duke, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Memphis, Middle Tennessee State, South Carolina and Vanderbilt. Derouen’s […]

School reports HATTIESBURG – No. 22 Mississippi State turned in a defensive effort of historic proportions on Sunday afternoon. The Bulldogs (10-0) allowed a school-record eight points in the first half against Southern Miss while allowing only one field goal. The best defensive effort of the season continued in the second half of a 73-46 […]