By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Bo Wallace didn’t have his best statistical night, but he had a great night in the category that Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze wants to see him excel – turnovers. Against a Tennessee secondary ranked second in the SEC in pass defense, the Rebels’ quarterback was 13 for […]

By John Davis Oxford Citizen OXFORD – Fans of defense and special teams were in or a treat in Saturday’s first quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The entire game was a defensive slugfest, but the first quarter stood out as the No. 3 Ole Miss Rebels and Tennessee Volunteers couldn’t do a thing, collectively, on offense […]

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Quarterback Dak Prescott, a Heisman Trophy contender, makes the rounds to celebrate with the fans after Mississippi State's 38-23 win over Auburn last Saturday.

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – It’s hard to put a finger on exactly what makes Dak Prescott so successful. Mississippi State’s quarterback wasn’t highly recruited, isn’t the most accurate passer and was not blessed with blazing speed. But Prescott possesses intangibles that extend beyond the football field which have helped him skyrocket into […]

TUPELO One of the most interesting fallouts of our state having two of the nation’s three top-ranked teams at the halfway point of the season is this: It makes big games involving other teams even more compelling. Case in point is tonight’s visit by No. 5 Notre Dame to No. 2 Florida State. Florida State […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – As Ole Miss sophomores tell it, the Rebels’ rise in the rankings was all part of the plan. It’s homecoming for No. 3 Ole Miss tonight at 6 against Tennessee. The Rebels are coming off wins over No. 3 Alabama and No. 14 Texas A&M, their first back-to-back […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Although Mississippi State ranks No. 1 in both national polls, its defense is currently 13th in the Southeastern Conference. But that stat can be deceiving, especially considering the Bulldogs boast the top red zone defense in the league allowing opponents to score just 57.9 percent of the time […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – In the southern college football vernacular “trickeration” most often applies to offense and special teams. Aggressive coaches often employ reverses, laterals, fake punts and fake field goals. It’s the secondary that worries Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley this week. The Vols visit No. 3 Ole Miss on Saturday night. […]

STARKVILLE The cowbell has been a hot topic throughout the SEC over the past few weeks and a touchy one here in Starkville. Why? Because Mississippi State is winning. The Bulldogs’ favorite artificial noisemaker only seems to become a nuisance to opposing teams and fans when MSU fields a successful team. I have covered this […]

By David Wheeler Special to the Journal BOONEVILLE – The Northeast Tigers had good moments, but could not put together a complete effort Thursday night, falling to the Pearl River 45-28 in non-division action. The first half of play showcased a competitive 30 minutes, with Pearl River getting on the scoreboard first following an interception, […]