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MSU cleared in NCAA investigation

Former MSU defensive tackle Fletcher Cox celebrates during the 2012 Music City Bowl.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Mississippi State is off the hook as far as the NCAA is concerned for alleged inappropriate benefits provided to former football players in a Yahoo! Sports report last September. CBS Sports college football insider Jeremy Fowler reported Sunday that the

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Bulldogs in the NFL

Mississippi State has had 19 former players active on NFL rosters this season. Each week, Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal checks in on how those Bulldog alumni are performing at the professional level. Vick Ballard Height/ Weight: 5-10, 224

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Sunday conversation with Dan Mullen

When Dan Mullen first arrived at Mississippi State in Dec. 2008, he began to rekindle the Egg Bowl rivalry by taking verbal jabs at Ole Miss by refusing to refer to the school by name. Mullen’s tactic worked as the

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Bumphis, Cox named in Yahoo! Sports story for accepting benefits

Former Tupelo standout Chad Bumphis was named in a Yahoo! Sports story for allegedly receiving improper benefits. (AP Photo/ Rogelio V. Solis)

Former Mississippi State football players Chad Bumphis and Fletcher Cox were both named in a Yahoo! Sports story by Rand Getlin and Charles Robinson. According to the story, former Alabama defensive end Luther Davis purchased airfare tickets totaling $1,259.50 from

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Countdown to Kickoff: 6 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 6. MSU has a big-play quarterback in Tyler Russell, but last year there

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Countdown to Kickoff: 12 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 12. MSU has Tyler Russell returning at quarterback, but he’s having to break

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Countdown to Kickoff: 22 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 22. MSU has experienced ups and downs with its special teams under Dan

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Countdown to Kickoff: 24 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 24. Fourth-quarter scoring can be meaningful, or it can be meaningless. It

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MSU’s Five Most Important Offensive Players

‘Tis the season for lists, those subjective efforts to quantify the importance of a player or coach or team or whatever. With preseason camp nearing, we will soon have some fresher material to work with and can mercifully put lists

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On the Links: Updates on Hughes, Russell, Bumphis, Northwestern

Gator Bowl: MSU (8-4) vs. No. 21 Northwestern (9-3), EverBank Field, Tuesday, 11 a.m., ESPN2 (Bob Wischusen, Danny Kanell and Allison Williams) ––––– JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | It’s Friday, but to Dan Mullen it’s Tuesday. Either way, it’s the second day of bowl practice

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Post-Practice Videos: Mullen, Bumphis, Koenning, Slay

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Practice No. 1 for the week is finished, and we spoke with a whole lot of people afterwards. I’ve got eight videos total, but I won’t bombard you with all of them right now. Do some now,

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