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Bulldogs in the NFL

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright (50) hits Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Mississippi State has had 22 former players active on NFL rosters this season. Each week, the Daily Journal checks in on how those Bulldog alumni are performing at the professional level. Denico Autry Height/ Weight: 6-5, 270 Team: Oakland Raiders Position: Defensive end

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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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Post spring linebacker review

Zach Jackson is the only senior linebacker for Mississippi State this season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State sent both Benardrick McKinney and Matthew Wells to the NFL and graduated Christian Holmes. The Bulldogs must be pretty barren at linebacker then right? Quite the opposite actually. MSU is stacked at the position for new defensive coordinator

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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 247Sports.com. Opening Statement: “Today has been a great day for us. Every signing day

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