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Post spring linebacker review

Junior Benardrick McKinney was the Bulldogs leading tackler last season with 71 stops. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Linebacker is a position Mississippi State is fairly stable at exiting the spring. The Bulldogs have two full units of linebackers they fell comfortable putting out there in any situation which bodes well in keeping guys fresh and also in

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Logan’s heroes: Spring game

Just as I do during the regular season, here are my players of the week from Mississippi State’s spring game this past weekend. The Maroon team edged their White counterparts 41-38 on a 28-yard field goal by Evan Sobiesk on

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Saturday scrimmage stats

Cedric Jiles made five tackles and had an interception during Saturday's scrimmage. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Scoring: 49-yard field goal by Evan Sobiesk 33-yard field goal by Westin Graves Gus Walley 37-yard pass from Dak Prescott (Graves kick) 35-yard field goal by Sobiesk Jameon Lewis 48-yard pass from Prescott (Sobiesk kick) 24-yard field goal by #41

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Wednesday practice notes

Houston's Chris Jones appears to have trimmed down some this spring. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

My practice notes are not nearly as expansive as on Day 1 but of course there was a lot to take in with position changes, guys recovering from injuries, etc… Practice was again in shells and shorts. I noticed during

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Collins says defense has “a bad taste in their mouth”

STARKVILLE | Coming into last Saturday’s game Geoff Collins was concerned about Oklahoma State’s up-tempo offense and its potent passing attack. Although the defense played well in Collins’ debut as Mississippi State’s full-time defensive coordinator, the Bulldogs did struggle against

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New Depth Chart Notes

MSU’s game notes for the Oklahoma State game arrived in my inbox Saturday, and it included an updated depth chart. Now, Dan Mullen will always try to de-emphasize the depth chart. He said the other day, “I know people love depth charts,

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Videos: Browns Making Progress, Getting Juice Points

STARKVILLE | Mississippi State has perhaps its best depth at linebacker since Dan Mullen has been here, and so it’s expected to be a real strength for the defense this fall. We talked with several of those guys this morning after

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Teleconference: Mullen Talks Young Standouts, QBs, Tackles, Expectations

Spring football has wrapped up across the SEC, and we caught up with all 14 head coaches this morning on a teleconference. I’ll have some highlights in tomorrow’s Journal, but right now let’s focus in on what MSU coach Dan Mullen

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Maroon-White Game: Offense Rules as Maroon Rolls

Mississippi State’s offense has had its share of troubles during spring scrimmages, but it put on a show this afternoon in the annual Maroon-White spring game. The Maroon squad, led by walk-on quarterback Sam Cowart, defeated the Tyler Russell-led White team, 38-28,

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Spring Practice: Defense Dominates Another Scrimmage (w/Videos)

The defense ruled again today in MSU’s second scrimmage of the spring. The Bulldogs played under the sun at Davis Wade Stadium for what counts as the 11th spring practice, and the defense started strong, just as it did last

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Spring Football: Defense Finds Edge in First Scrimmage

Mississippi State held its first full scrimmage of the spring today at Davis Wade Stadium, and the defense came away the winner, although the offense made a strong push in the second half. The first team offense ran 72 total

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