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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Monday with Mullen

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen watches his team during pre game drills prior to their NCAA college football game against Troy in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference on Monday to discuss the Bulldogs’ 45-17 home win over Troy and preview their game against Louisiana Tech. Opening Statement… “Wrapping up last week, I thought we played really well

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Mullen talks Trojans

Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen joined the rest of the league coaches on the SEC Teleconference on Wednesday. Here is a transcript of Mullen’s time on the call: Opening comment: Mullen: “We’re excited to be back home. We have three straight

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Mullen likes energy on first day

Mississippi State held its opening practice of the fall on Monday. The Bulldogs welcomed 20 newcomers to the field for the first time in shells and shorts. MSU head coach Dan Mullen was pleased with the energy he saw and

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Post spring quarterbacks review

Mississippi State will have the top quarterback in the Southeastern Conference returning to the fold this fall in Dak Prescott. Prescott shattered school records as a junior last season en route to finishing eighth in the Heisman Trophy balloting. The

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Tuesday practice notes

Junior quarterback Damian Williams practiced for the first time this spring on Tuesday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State conducted its ninth spring practice on Tuesday afternoon and first since its initial scrimmage last Friday. There were a lot of high school players on hand as both Gulfport and Columbus brought their entire teams to watch practice.

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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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