Blog Archives

Friday practice notes

Junior cornerback Jamoral Graham made three interceptions during Friday's practice. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Friday was the final open football practice of the spring which means it will be my final notebook as well. The three scrimmages inside the stadium are still open so I will have updates from those. I spent most of

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Thursday practice notes

Senior defensive tackle Nick James had a strong showing in Thursday's practice. (Logan Lowery/  Daily Journal)

Thursday’s practice was Mississippi State’s third this spring and first in pads. It is also the next to last day practice will be open to the public. Dan Mullen had a change of heart and decided to close the remainder

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tuesday practice notes

Senior running back Brandon Holloway had a strong spring practice on Tuesday after a 13-day layoff. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second spring practice on Tuesday in helmets, t-shirts and shorts. I missed the first hour or so of practice while writing up Malik Newman‘s decision to enter the NBA Draft but was able to make it

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Wednesday practice notes

Junior wide receiver Donald Gray runs a route during Mississippi State's first spring practice on Wednesday. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Mississippi State conducted its first spring football practice on Wednesday. Oddly enough, the Bulldogs will break for 13 days before practicing again. Here are a few notes I jotted down in my notebook while I was at practice… Junior wide

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Mullen pleased with initial spring work

Mississippi State held its first practice of the spring on Wednesday. Head coach Dan Mullen fielded questions from the media after practice about the quarterback battle, new players and coaches, new defensive philosophy and an injury to wideout Fred Ross.

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Top three spring position battles

Mississippi State starts its spring football practices on March 9 and will hold its annual spring football game on April 16. Here are three position battles to watch this spring: QUARTERBACKS Who’s Back: Elijah Staley, Nick Fitzgerald, Damian Williams, Nick

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Four-way battle to replace Prescott

Mississippi State’s offense will certainly have a different feel to it in 2016. For the first time in five years, the Bulldogs will be without the services of Dak Prescott, leaving four quarterbacks to battle for the starting job beginning

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Monday practice notes

Junior guard Devon Desper is the only starting offensive lineman that has been held out of the first four bowl practices. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its fourth open bowl practice on Monday afternoon in helmets and shoulder pads. Tuesday will be the final practice that will be open to the public in Starkville. Here are the notes I jotted down while I

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sunday practice notes

Ephraim Banda, left, has filled the safeties coach vacancy at Miami . (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

There was a pretty good turnout for Mississippi State’s third open bowl practice Sunday afternoon. Lots of couples brought their children along and many were holding items hoping to get signed following practice. Here are a few things I jotted

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Saturday practice notes

Redshirt freshman running back Aeris Williams had a touchdown run during the scrimmage portion of Saturday's practice. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second practice in preparation for the Belk Bowl on Saturday morning. I missed most of practice while working on the Gerri Green and DeAndre Ward arrest story. I did make it out in time for the

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Friday practice notes

Mississippi State held its first bowl practice on Friday afternoon and like Dan Mullen has done in the past, most of the younger players received most of the reps with the veterans sitting out of a lot of team drills.

Posted in Football Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Want Email Updates? Warning... We Update Often

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 684 other subscribers