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Media picks MSU to finish fifth in SEC West

Mississippi State has been picked to finish fifth in the SEC Western Division by media members attending SEC Media Days this week. The Bulldogs received one vote to win the SEC outright and four players were picked preseason All-SEC. Junior

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Jones up for Lombardi Award

Mississippi State sophomore defensive lineman Chris Jones joins teammate Benardrick McKinney on the watch list for the Rotary Lomabardi Award. The 2013 Freshman All-American from Houston appeared in all 13 games last season making three starts. Jones notched 32 tackles

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Post spring defensive end review

The run of defensive linemen Mississippi State signed during the 2011-12 classes continue to pay dividends. The Bulldogs signed five defensive ends in those classes and have a solid stable of talent at that position heading into the fall despite

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Post spring defensive tackle review

Chris Jones is hoping to build off a phenomenal freshman season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Due to injuries to starters Kaleb Eulls and P.J. Jones, Mississippi State was able to get a glimpse of its future at defensive tackle this spring. Eulls and Jones were held out of all team drills during spring workouts allowing

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Postgame interviews: Spring game

The Maroon Team prevailed 41-38 in Mississippi State’s annual spring game on a 28-yard field goal by Evan Sobiesk on the final play. After the game Sobiesk, Dan Mullen, A.J. Jefferson, Fred Brown, Dak Prescott and Chris Jones talked about

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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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Thursday practice notes

Nick Griffin and the Bulldogs practiced on the grass practice field on Thursday afternoon. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State practiced on grass for the first time this spring. With two of its four practice fields under construction, the Bulldogs worked on the grass field closest to the softball field and tennis courts. It is the first time

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Tuesday practice notes

John Harris had another strong practice on Tuesday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

After holding four practices in each of the first two weeks of spring, Mississippi State will conduct three practices each of the next two weeks and hold one closed practice following the spring game on April 12. In the injury

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Friday practice notes

Preston Smith goes through defensive line drills on Friday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Today was the final practice before Mississippi State’s first major scrimmage of the spring scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday inside Davis Wade Stadium. It was also the first spring practice that senior defensive tackle P.J. Jones was able to

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Thursday practice notes

Nick Fitzgerald worked with the Bulldogs during bowl prep and is practicing this spring after graduating high school a semester early. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Today was the annual coaches’ clinic at Mississippi State when area high school coaches spend a day working with the Bulldogs staff. There were hundreds of them at practice this afternoon. In addition to the high school coaches, there was

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Friday practice notes

Sophomore defensive tackle Nick James has had a solid first week of spring. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Here are a few notes from Friday’s spring practice at Mississippi State. I’m a little late getting these up tonight due to practice and the baseball game going back-to-back. Today was the Bulldogs first day in pads. Sophomore wide receiver

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