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Monday with Mullen

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen answers questions from reporters about the upcoming season, during media day, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference on Monday to discuss the Bulldogs’ season opener at Southern Miss. Opening Statement “We are excited getting ready to start the season. You work hard for these moments and

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MSU Media Day: Ashton Shumpert

Mississippi State junior Ashton Shumpert speaks about taking over the duties at running back this season and how he played down the stretch last year.

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MSU Media Day: Dan Mullen

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen breaks down his team during the MSU’s on-campus media day on Friday. Opening Statement “We’re excited. This is one of the best times of the year. We’re excited to be back out there on

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Shumpert selected for Doak Walker watch list

Mississippi State junior Ashton Shumpert was one of 69 running backs selected to the Doak Walker Award watch list on Thursday. Shumpert, a 6-foot-2, 218-pounder from Fulton, appeared in a dozen games for the Bulldogs last season including two starts.

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Post spring running back review

Ashton Shumpert rushed for 274 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore last season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Losing a 1,000-yard back like Josh Robinson would cripple the ground game for some teams. Mississippi State however might even be better running the football next fall. Greg Knox coached a quartet of tailbacks that were effectively toting the ball this

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Thursday practice notes

The Bulldogs went to senior tight end Darrion Hutcherson a lot inside the 10-yard line on Thursday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal).

Mississippi State held its 10th practice of the spring on Thursday in front of 350-plus area high school coaches for Day 1 of the annual MSU coaches clinic. Most of the day was spent on working on goal line situations

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Friday practice notes

Wide receivers coach Billy Gonzales observes Fred Ross going through a cone drill. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second spring practice on Friday afternoon and like the first it was conducted in shells and shorts. The Bulldogs will don pads for the first time on Tuesday. I missed the first part of practice while

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Postgame interviews: Ole Miss

Mississippi State fell 31-17 to instate rival Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl on Saturday. The Daily Journal caught up with senior defensive tackle Kaleb Eulls, sophomore running back Ashton Shumpert and junior quarterback Dak Prescott to get their thoughts

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Logan’s Heroes: Vanderbilt

Dak Prescott

After each win, Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal recognizes several players and a coach that had outstanding performances and played a major role in Mississippi State’s victory. Check out who his offensive, defensive, special teams, freshman and coach of the week

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Postgame interviews: UT Martin

Mississippi State downed UT Martin 45-16 for homecoming. The Daily Journal caught up with Joe Morrow, Brandon Holloway, Fred Brown, Ashton Shumpert Ryan Brown and Dak Prescott after the game to talk about their roles in the win.  

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Mullen speaks at MSU Media Day

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen spoke to the media on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State held its annual on-campus media day on Saturday with head coach Dan Mullen answering questions for nearly half an hour from media members around the state. Mullen spoke about his team’s expectations for the season and also gave

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