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Mullen talks scheduling, spring practice

Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen joined the rest of the league’s coaches on the SEC teleconference today to discuss spring practice and future scheduling. Mullen also spoke about the tragic tornadoes that claimed the lives and homes of people around the

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Post spring quarterback review

Spring football is in the books for Mississippi State. Over the next few weeks I’ll breakdown the team by position and give my evaluations bases on what I saw this spring. First up will be the quarterbacks. Unlike most of

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Thursday practice notes

Nick James has had a dominant spring at defensive tackle. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Today was Mississippi State’s final open practice of the spring. The Bulldogs have its annual maroon-white spring game on Saturday and will hold one more closed practice with no pads next weeks to conclude spring. MSU linebacker signee Deshon Cooper

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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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Tuesday practice notes

Kivon Coman had a pick-six during pass skeleton drills on Tuesday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

It was an unseasonably chilly afternoon for football practice and I’ll admit that I chickened out and viewed practice from the comforts of the cafeteria inside the Seal Building. During the pass skeleton drill, sophomore safety Kivon Coman had a

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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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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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