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Mullen talks post spring

Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen joined the rest of the league’s head coaches on the SEC coaches’ teleconference to talk about the Bulldogs’ spring practices. Here is a transcript of Mullen’s time on the call… Opening statement: Mullen: “We had a great spring. I’m

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Texans take McKinney in second round

Mississippi State saw its first player, Preston Smith, selected 38th overall in the NFL Draft on Friday. Five picks later, a second Bulldog was off the board as the Houston Texas took linebacker Benardrick McKinney with the 11th pick of

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McKinney invited to attend NFL Draft

Benardrick McKinney made the decision to forgo his final year at Mississippi State and enter the NFL Draft as a junior. Not only will the linebacker fulfill a dream when he is selected but McKinney will also be in attendance

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Tuesday practice notes

De'Runnya Wilson and Joe Morrow work through wide receiver drills on Tuesday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its sixth spring practice on Tuesday and you could tell many players on the team are battling for spots. There were several players feeling feisty which led to a few scraps and tie ups and to me

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MSU holds on-campus pro day

The collective eyes of the NFL were focused in on Mississippi State as the Bulldogs held their annual pro day Wednesday with scouts from all 32 teams in attendance. It was a day for known commodities such as potential first

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Four Bulldogs conclude NFL Combine

The NFL Combine concluded workouts on Monday in Indianapolis. Four Mississippi State players – Josh Robinson, Preston Smith, Benardrick McKinney and Justin Cox – participated in the event. Robinson, a running back who left following his junior year, receive a

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Four Bulldogs to participate in NFL Combine

This will be an important week for four former Mississippi State players seeking to improve their draft stock. Running back Josh Robinson, defensive end Preston Smith, linebacker Benardrick McKinney and safety Justin Cox are all invited to participate in the

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Mullen unveils 2015 signing class

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen unveiled his 2015 signing class on Wednesday. The Bulldogs brought in 28 players and their class is ranked 18th by Opening Statement: “Today has been a great day for us. Every signing day

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McKinney officially declares for NFL Draft

Benardrick McKinney declared for the NFL Draft on Friday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State solidified its defensive coaching staff earlier this week with the hire of Manny Diaz as defensive coordinator and linebackers coach. But the Bulldogs will have to find a new defensive leader on the field after junior linebacker Benardrick

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Report: McKinney going pro

Benardrick McKinney is projected as a first round pick.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State junior linebacker Benardrick McKinney will forgo his final season in Starkville and enter the NFL Draft according to Rand Getlin, an NFL insider for Yahoo! Sports. McKinney finished his second straight season as the Bulldogs leading tackler concluding

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Postgame interviews: Orange Bowl

Mississippi State dropped a 49-34 decision to Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl on Wednesday night. The Daily Journal caught up with Bulldogs head coach Dan Mullen along with wide receiver Fred Ross, quarterback Dak Prescott, linebackers Beniquez Brown and

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