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Hoyett has big plans for future

Defensive tackle Braxton Hoyett appeared in seven games as a redshirt freshman in 2015. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Braxton Hoyett hoped to make an impact right away when he arrived at Mississippi State in 2014. But the choice was made to redshirt Hoyett that season and it was not until this past fall that he was able to

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Thomas excited about his future

Cory Thomas could barely contain his excitement as he prepared for the 2015 season. The Mississippi State defensive tackle had redshirted his initial year on campus and was ready to return to game action. “It felt really good not to

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Mullen discusses 2016 signing class

Mississippi State signed 18 players in its 2016 signing class, five of which enrolled early. Head coach Dan Mullen discussed his thoughts on the 13 players that signed on Wednesday during a press conference that afternoon. Opening comment “A good

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MSU hires Linguist as safeties coach

Mississippi State has hired former Iowa State assistant Maurice Linguist to coach its safeties. (Twitter)

Dan Mullen not only finalized his 2016 recruiting class on Wednesday but also his coaching staff as well. The Daily Journal has confirmed that Mississippi State has hired Maurice Linguist as its new safeties coach. Linguist replaces the vacancy left

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State signs five-star DE Simmons

Mississippi's top prospect Jeffrey Simmons committed and signed with Mississippi State on Wednesday. (Photo Courtesy of

Mississippi State made a major splash on national signing day by inking the state’s top prospect in Noxubee County five-star Jeffrey Simmons. The 6-foot-4, 277-pound defensive end chose the Bulldogs over 13 other offers including other finalists Alabama and Ole

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Starkville’s Jones stays home

Starkville four-star defensive tackle Kobe Jones committed and signed with Mississippi State on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Mississippi State was able to keep one of its own in Starkville by signing defensive tackle Kobe Jones on Wednesday. The four-star Yellow Jacket standout chose to stay home with the Bulldogs over 15 other scholarships including SEC offers from

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National signing day live

5:05 p.m. Former commitment Robert Washington has signed with Charlotte. 2:33 p.m. MSU announces the signing of Hankerson, which should complete the class. 2:11 p.m. Five-star defensive tackle Derrick Brown has committed to Auburn. 12:14 p.m. Paul Jones of

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Dale embraces shift inside

Torrey Dale played in all 13 games for the first time in his career in 2015 after moving inside to defensive tackle. (Lauren Wood/ Daily Journal)

Prior to this season, Torrey Dale had only played two years at defensive tackle during eighth and ninth grade. But during training camp this past fall, defensive line coach David Turner experimented with using Dale inside during some walk through

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Gray finds his way back home

J.T. Gray finished fourth in tackles for Mississippi State in 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

When J.T. Gray was a junior in high school he made the move from Clarksdale, Mississippi to Coolidge, Arizona never expecting to return to the Magnolia State except for maybe an occasional visit to see family. However, Gray’s journey out

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Prescott wins Senior Bowl Most Outstanding Player

South Team quarterback Dak Prescott, of Mississippi State, looks to pass during first half of the Senior Bowl. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott capped off a strong week at the Senior Bowl by being named the game’s Most Outstanding Player on Saturday. Prescott played during the second quarter of the South team’s 27-16 victory, completing 7 of 10

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Prescott wraps up second day of practice

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott drops back to pass during practice for the NCAA college football Senior Bowl, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, at Ladd–Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott completed his second day of practice at the Senior Bowl on Wednesday. Afterwards, Prescott gave his thoughts on his performance at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile.

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