A Heck of an opportunity

Seth Heck started the final 55 games for Mississippi State at shortstop this past spring. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

STARKVILLE – Seth Heck seemed to be a mainstay in Mississippi State’s lineup starting 55 games during his initial season in the program. But Heck had to wait for his opportunity at shortstop. The Bulldogs tried both Matthew Britton and

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Post spring cornerbacks review

Aberdeen's Jamerson Love is the only senior corner on the Bulldogs roster. (Spruce Derden/ USA Today Sports)

The biggest question for me entering last season was at cornerback for Mississippi State. The Bulldogs were losing NFL second round picks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay and also breaking in a coach to the college ranks for the first

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Houston has high hopes for the future

Zac Houston expects to be a factor on the mound for the Bulldogs. (Photo Courtesy of MSU Athletics)

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s Zac Houston only had an opportunity to pitch in four games this past season. But those four outings did a lot for the true freshman’s development and prepared him for what he hopes to be a

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Bulldogs in summer leagues


Mississippi State sent 24 players to participate in six summer league’s around the country. Each week, the Daily Journal will update the Diamond Dogs statistics throughout the summer. CAL RIPKEN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL LEAGUE Jacob Billingsley Team: Bethesda Big Train Position:

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Softball completes staff with Ricketts

STARKVILLE - An All-American, career-record holder and former professional softball player, is coming to Starkville. Samantha Ricketts will complete the 2014-15 Mississippi State softball coaching staff, according to an announcement from head coach Vann Stuedeman Monday. Ricketts, who will work with

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Bulldogs land 2016 OL commitment

2015 was not the only class Mississippi State added to Friday night. 2016 offensive guard Dee Nalls made his commitment to the Bulldogs following Big Dawg Camp. Nalls is a 6-foot-3, 290-pounder from Fayette, Ala. Nalls was also being recruited

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Mixon caps off monumental day for MSU

Keith Mixon was the eighth football commitment for the Bulldogs on Friday. (Photo Courtesy of 247Sports.com)

The commitment of Keith Mixon late Friday night capped off a monumental day for Mississippi State. The Bulldogs added eight football commitments and one baseball pledge during the day. The seven additions to the 2015 football class boosted MSU five

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Bulldogs land top in-state prospect

Jamal Peters is the top-rated prospect in Mississippi. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Since his arrival five years ago, Dan Mullen has made it a point to sign the top in-state talent at Mississippi State. Friday night, Mullen and the Bulldogs received a commitment from the top prospect in the Magnolia State as

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Spivey makes commitment to State

Bay Springs' Jonnas Spivey committed to be a Bulldog in college. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State’s monumental day continued Friday with a commitment from Bay Springs athlete Jonnas Spivey. The three-star prospect picked the Bulldogs over offers from Arkansas State, Southern Miss and Tennessee. Spivey is rated the No. 79 athlete nationally and the

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Co-Lin DE commits to Bulldogs

Copiah-Lincoln Community College three-star defensive end Jonathan Calvin joins teammate Donald Gray as a member of Mississippi State’s 2015 class. Calvin is a former high school teammate of fellow 2015 Bulldog commitment Malik Dear at Murrah. The 6-foot-4, 255-pounder was

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Four-star RB commits to State

Nick Gibson becomes the Bulldogs 21st commitment for 2015. (Photo Courtesy of 247Sports.com)

Mississippi State added its third commitment and second running back pledge on Friday as four-star Nick Gibson made his call. The 5-foot-11, 191-pounder from Pinson, Ala., joins Alec Murphy (who also committed Friday) and Kentavious Thomas in the Bulldogs backfield

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