Waiting for college football almost over

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal Game week is here for college football. Seven days from now all questions won’t be answered, but fans...

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Robert Nkemdiche may be the face of the Ole Miss defense, but he’s not the only face. As coaches and players tout their depth, it begins up front. Nkemdiche is a returning All-American and a projected early first-round draft pick next spring. He may not come off the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – With its opener less than two weeks away, Mississippi State is spending this week transitioning from training camp into game preparation. The Bulldogs have only seven more practices before they suit up against Southern Miss in Hattiesburg on the night of Sept. 5, then return home the following […]

By John Zenor AP Sports Writer TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama’s receiving corps doesn’t have an Amari Cooper this season, just a bunch of guys who were at least as highly touted out of high school as the Heisman Trophy finalist. From ArDarius Stewart to Robert Foster and Chris Black, the preseason third-ranked Crimson Tide is […]

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Southeastern Conference teams will hold Prostate Cancer Awareness Games throughout September on all 14 member campuses to honor former Commissioner Mike Slive. Slive, 75, retired earlier this year after 13 years leading the SEC. He battled prostate cancer through his career. The home team at each game will wear a helmet decal […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The tight end position took on an expanded role in Mississippi State’s offense two years ago when Dan Mullen eliminated the fullback. However, the Bulldogs enter the season with a lot of uncertainty at that spot. MSU lost a wealth of experience and production at the position with […]

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Ohio State is the first unanimous preseason No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll. The defending national champion Buckeyes received all 61 first-place votes from the media panel in the rankings released Sunday. TCU is No. 2, followed by Alabama, Baylor and Michigan State. Ole […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State enters the 2015 campaign trying to replace its top two tailbacks. Josh Robinson turned pro a year early and gold medal winner Nick Griffin graduated, leaving the Bulldogs without their leading rushing tandem. Despite the losses, running backs coach Greg Knox feels good about the amount […]

OXFORD A consistent theme from Ole Miss defensive players this month has been that they can be better. Not better in practice day to day, though that’s certainly part of reaching potential. They believe they can be better than last year’s defense. That was the one that led the nation in scoring defense, allowing 16.0 […]

By Kedrick Storey Southern Sentinel BOONEVILLE – Northeast Mississippi Community College held its annual football media day on Thursday and first-year coach Greg Davis said he likes what he’s seen so far. “Right now the guys are buying into everything we are preaching as a coaching staff,” said Davis, Northeast’s offensive coordinator in 2014. “They’re […]