Bulldogs kick off practice

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Practice No. 1 is in the books at Mississippi State. A year after fielding one of the most...

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – The exercise bikes, sledgehammers, tires and ropes inside Mississippi State’s injury pit went unused on Monday, the opening day of fall practice. The pit which secludes injured players from the rest of practice by yellow caution tape was a popular place in the spring. But all its spring […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – Mississippi State guard Xavian Stapleton was arrested on campus Saturday on a charge of driving with a suspended license. The sophomore transfer from Louisiana Tech was pulled over for going 38 mph in a 20 mph zone on Stone Boulevard at 10:05 a.m. Stapleton was booked into the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal STARKVILLE – There wasn’t much fanfare when Mississippi State opened fall camp in 2014 but the Bulldogs ended up as the No. 1 team in the country for five consecutive weeks. Now despite returning one of the top quarterbacks in college football, the Bulldogs begin practice with much of the […]

By Logan Lowery Daily Journal Mississippi State added another member to its 2016 recruiting class in massive three-star offensive tackle Greg Eiland. The 6-foot-7, 330-pounder from Philadelphia chose the Bulldogs over offers from Jacksonville State, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, Memphis, Ole Miss, San Diego State, Southern Miss and Texas. Eiland is the 16th member of MSU’s […]

Offensive line Mississippi State must replace three starters along its offensive line. Fifth-year senior and converted tight end Rufus Warren appears to have locked down the left tackle spot during spring practices while junior Jamaal Clayborn will get the nod as a first time center. The right guard spot vacated by Ben Beckwith isn’t as […]

By John L. Pitts Daily Journal They rounded up the usual suspects as defending national champion Ohio State topped the USA Today coaches preseason football poll released on Thursday. Ole Miss was 15th and Mississippi State missed the Top 25 by three points to stand 26th. The rest of the top five: TCU – which […]

Daily Journal A slow start to the season dropped San Diego prospect Hunter Renfroe 37 spots to 85 on the MLB.com top 100 prospects list. The former Mississippi State star responded with his 13th home run of the season and continued his second-half surge with Double-A San Antonio. Renfroe began the season hitting .242/.305/.385 over […]

Daily Journal Tupelo’s Chris Stratton, the former first-round draft pick out of Mississippi State, picked up his first Triple-A victory on Monday. Stratton (1-3) pitched a seven-inning complete game in Sacramento’s 10-1 victory at Albuquerque. He gave up one run on three hits, striking out four against two walks and also helped his cause by […]

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal OXFORD – Ole Miss players say their humbling Peach Bowl loss to TCU, capping the 2014 season, won’t soon be forgotten. Neither will their convincing win over rival Mississippi State to close the regular season in their preceding game. The Rebels’ 31-17 win was the fourth-straight victory for the home […]