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Oliver takes MSU up on its offer

Three-star safety Kaleb Oliver committed to Mississippi State on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of

Mississippi State landed the 17th member of its 2016 class on Wednesday with the commitment of three-star safety Kaleb Oliver. The 6-foot-3, 190-pounder from Murfreesboro, Tennessee chose the Bulldogs over offers from Louisville, Memphis, Middle Tennessee State, South Carolina and

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State lands three-star linebacker

Mississippi State landed its 16th commitment as Grenada three-star outside linebacker JJ Russell joined the fold. The 6-foot-2, 195-pounder received his offer from the Bulldogs on Friday and committed the following day. Russell also has offers from California, Cincinnati, Kansas,

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Cardinals ink MSU signee Robbins

Walker Robbins becomes the second signing class casualty for Mississippi State. The St. Louis Cardinals signed the George County standout to a $450,000 contract on Thursday. Robbins was selected in the fifth round (166th overall), a pick that had a

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Holderman signs with the Mets

The first domino of the 15 players Mississippi State had drafted fell late Monday. Two-way signee Colin Holderman inked a $400,000 contract with the New York Mets after being selected in the ninth round (280th overall). That pick held a slot value

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State adds another 2016 WR during the summer

Initially, Reginald Todd expected to begin his college basketball career at New Mexico State this fall. Instead, the 6-foot-5, 180-pounder from Mobile, Alabama will be playing wide receiver for Mississippi State. Todd announced his commitment to the Bulldogs late Monday

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Skelton is the third State signee selected

Magnolia Heights catcher Dustin Skelton was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 36th round. (Twitter)

The third and final member of Mississippi State’s signing class, Dustin Skelton, was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 36th round (1,092nd) on Saturday. The Magnolia Heights catcher joins George County outfielder/ pitcher Walker Robbins and Heartland (Illinois)

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Dodgers draft MSU signee Ashcraft

Mississippi State signee Douglas Ashcraft was drafted by the Los Angles Dodgers on Saturday. (Twitter)

The third member of John Cohen‘s signing class had their name called on Saturday. Mississippi State pitching pledge Douglas Ashcraft was drafted in the 12th round (371st overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers joining Walker Robbins and Colin Holderman as

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Mets select MSU signee Holderman

Mississippi State saw its second signee selected on Friday as the New York Mets took pitcher Colin Holderman in the ninth round (280th overall). The 6-foot-6, 220-pounder from Heartland Community College in Illinois started 12 games this spring going 8-1

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Cardinals take Robbins in fifth round

John Cohen‘s recruiting class took a potential hit Friday as the St. Louis Cardinals selected Mississippi State signee Walker Robbins. Robbins, an outfielder/ pitcher from George County, was drafted with the final pick of the fifth round (166th overall) by

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Bulldogs add Tennessee defensive back

Three-star defensive back Landon Guidry committed to Mississippi State on Monday. (Photo courtesy of

Mississippi State earned its 15th commitment for the 2017 class with the addition of three-star defensive back Landon Guidry. The 6-foot-1, 185-pounder from Thompson’s Station, Tennessee committed while attending the Bulldogs’ summer camp on Monday. Guidry is rated the No.

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Simmons, eight others enroll for June term

Jeffrey Simmons was among the nine signees to enroll at Mississippi State on Thursday. (Photo Courtesy of

Mississippi State announced that nine football players from the 2016 signing class have enrolled as classes started for the June term on Thursday. Among those beginning both their academic and football careers as Bulldogs is Noxubee County defensive end Jeffery

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