Walk-on kicker McGrath leaves MSU

Walk-on kicker J.J. McGrath has left the MSU football team. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Kicker J.J. McGrath has left the Mississippi State football team. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound left-footer walked on after transferring in from Michigan where he redshirted as a true freshman last fall. McGrath went through fall camp with the Bulldogs and was

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Cooper enrolls at Co-Lin

Deshon Cooper went through fall camp with the Bulldogs. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Former three-star linebacker signee Deshon Cooper was permitted to go through training camp at Mississippi State while the NCAA Clearinghouse reviewed his coursework but was ruled academically ineligible. The 6-foot-2, 209-pounder from Atlanta has enrolled and will play at Copiah-Lincoln

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Mullen recaps first after school practice

Fall camp is officially in the books and so are Mississippi State’s football players. Head coach Dan Mullen discusses the Bulldogs first day back to school and why he awarded linebacker DeAndre Ward a scholarship. Mullen also talked about Jerome

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Robinson to miss senior season

Damien Robinson will miss the 2014 season with a  torn ACL. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State’s plans to start Damien Robinson at right offensive tackle took a turn when the senior tore his ACL during Friday’s scrimmage and will miss the 2014 season. “It’s a big hit, we had him as our starting right

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Bulldogs in summer leagues

Cody Walker leads MSU with a .500 batting average in Southeastern Conference play. (Photo courtesy of MSU Athletics)

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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Walk-on Ward receives scholarship

Sophomore linebacker DeAndre Ward was placed on scholarship for the upcoming semester. (Instagram)

Sunday turned into a day to remember for Mississippi State’s DeAndre Ward. During a routine team meeting, coach Dan Mullen recognized Ward as being the walk-on most valuable player during training camp then surprised the sophomore linebacker by handing him

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Beefing Up the Bulldogs

On Sunday, MSU was treated to a steak dinner by the Mississippi Cattleman’s Association in the fourth annual “Beefing Up the Bulldogs” event. The players interacted with livestock that was brought to the Leo Seal Football Complex including cows, goats

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HDVideo: Rufus Warren

Mississippi State junior Rufus Warren talks about his transition to offensive tackle from tight end. Warren has beefed up to 295-pounds on his 6-foot-7 frame and was all smiles when he talked about the benefits of playing on the line when

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Know thy foe: Texas A&M

Wide receiver Malcome Kennedy is the only returning starting skill player for the Aggies. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Game day: Oct. 4 at Davis Wade Stadium (61,337) Series: Texas A&M leads the overall series 4-3 and 1-0 in Starkville. Last meeting: Texas A&M won 51-41 in College Station last season. Head coach: Kevin Sumlin, 20-6 in two years

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The Bus meets the Bulldogs

Former NFL running back Jerome “the Bus” Bettis made a surprise visit to Mississippi State on Friday to speak to the team. The meeting was arranged by Bettis’ former teammate with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Deshea Townsend, who is now the

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SEC releases conference hoops slate

The Southeastern Conference released its men’s basketball schedule Friday afternoon and has Mississippi State opening the league slate at home against Tennessee on Jan. 7 on the SEC Network. The Bulldogs will play a dozen games on the SEC Network,

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