Texas A&M preview

Mississippi State’s second trip to Texas of the season will be another Top-15 matchup as the No. 11 Bulldogs face No. 13 Texas A&M Thursday in a key SEC road contest. Tip at Reed Arena in College Station is set

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Lowe’s five RBIs gives Maroon two-run win

Mississippi State junior Nathaniel Lowe broke up a 3-3 tie with a two-RBI double in the final inning to lift Maroon to a 6-4 win against Gray Wednesday night at Dudy Noble Field. The six-inning exhibition marked MSU’s eighth scrimmage of

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Shumpert still has high expectations

Former Itawamba AHS standout Ashton Shumpert started five games in the backfield for the Bulldogs this past fall. (AP Photo/L.G Patterson)

Expectations were high for Ashton Shumpert when he signed with Mississippi State in 2013. Shumpert was a four-star running back and the Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year out of Itawamba AHS. The 6-foot-2, 218-pounder played immediately upon arriving in

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Schaefer returning to College Station for top 15 match-up

Mississippi State head coach Vic Schaefer spent 15 years as an assistant under Gary Blair including nine at Texas A&M. Schaefer returns to College Station on Thursday for a top 15 showdown between the two programs. He spoke about the

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Postgame interviews: Arkansas

Mississippi State played its best overall game of the season Tuesday night in a 78-46 home victory over Arkansas. It avenged a loss last month in Fayetteville to the Razorbacks. Afterwards, head coaches Ben Howland and Mike Anderson spoke about

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Live from the Hump

Humphrey Coliseum

I’ve arrived courtside for tonight’s game with Arkansas. I covered the previous match-up in Fayetteville in which the Razorbacks knocked down 16 3-pointers. It’ll be interesting to see if Mississippi State plays more zone or man against them defensively. I.J.

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From small school to starter

Deion Calhoun earned his first career start in the Belk Bowl. (Mississippi State)

Deion Calhoun admits he was a little naive to think he would play right away when he arrived at Mississippi State in 2014. The 6-foot-3, 303-pound offensive guard had dominated the competition in the Alabama Independant School Association Class A

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Super Bulldog Weekend set

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Mississippi State has set its 31st annual spring homecoming known as Super Bulldog Weekend. Alumni and fans will swarm the Starkville campus from April 15-17 for a weekend filled with sporting events. The Bulldogs will hold their football spring game

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Arkansas preview

Jett Jobe has appeared in five games as a true freshman this season. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Last month, Mississippi State was able to pull within three points at Arkansas with 5:28 remaining in the game. However, the Razorbacks went on to score 20 more points before the final horn sounded by burying a barrage of five

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Bulldogs in the NFL

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright (50) hits Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Mississippi State has had 22 former players active on NFL rosters this season. Each week, the Daily Journal checks in on how those Bulldog alumni are performing at the professional level. Denico Autry Height/ Weight: 6-5, 270 Team: Oakland Raiders Position: Defensive end

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Howland preps for three-game homestand

Mississippi State begins a three-game homestand with Arkansas on Tuesday night. Head coach Ben Howland previewed the rematch against the Razorbacks during his weekly press conference on Monday afternoon. On I.J. Ready… “He has compared the pain of his back

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