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Five Bulldogs earn Preseason All-SEC from Athlon

Athlon Sports thought highly enough of Mississippi State to rank the Bulldogs 21st nationally in its preseason poll. Although the publication considers MSU one of the nation’s top teams, it also predicts the Bulldogs will finish last in the perennially

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Five Bulldogs earn preseason honors from Steele

Phil Steele‘s annual Preseason All-American and All-SEC teams were released Monday and featured five Mississippi State products. Senior quarterback Dak Prescott was selected as a third team All-American and first team All-SEC selection while junior defensive tackle Chris Jones was

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Post spring receivers review

Junior De'Runnya Wilson returns as Mississippi State's top receiver from 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State not only returns the Southeastern Conference’s top quarterback in Dak Prescott but also has one of the league’s deepest receiving corps coming back. The Bulldogs did lose Jameon Lewis and Robert Johnson and had Jamoral Graham move to

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Postgame interviews: Spring game

Mississippi State concluded its spring football workouts with its annual Maroon-White spring football game on Saturday. The White team topped its Maroon squad 28-24. Afterwards the Daily Journal caught up with quarterbacks Dak Prescott and Nick Fitzgerald, linebacker Gerri Green,

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Thursday practice notes

The Bulldogs went to senior tight end Darrion Hutcherson a lot inside the 10-yard line on Thursday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal).

Mississippi State held its 10th practice of the spring on Thursday in front of 350-plus area high school coaches for Day 1 of the annual MSU coaches clinic. Most of the day was spent on working on goal line situations

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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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Thursday practice notes

Sophomore Jamoral Graham changed his number from 18 to 9 this spring along with his shift to the secondary. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its seventh practice of the spring on Thursday afternoon and will hold its first scrimmage inside Davis Wade Stadium Friday at 10:15 a.m. That’s 30 minutes later than previously scheduled. There was lots of goal line work

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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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Saturday practice notes

Mississippi State quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson worked out alongside some of his signal callers during drills on Saturday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State finished its second week of spring practice on Saturday. It was the Bulldogs fifth session so far and also junior day, hosting dozens of high school recruits from around the country. Here are a few notes that I

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Friday practice notes

Redshirt freshman offensive tackle Elgton Jenkins won his 1-on-1 blocking drill on Friday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its fourth spring football practice on Friday, pushed back a day due to inclement weather on Thrusday. I missed parts of practice while working on men’s and women’s basketball but here are a few notes I jotted

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Friday practice notes

Wide receivers coach Billy Gonzales observes Fred Ross going through a cone drill. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second spring practice on Friday afternoon and like the first it was conducted in shells and shorts. The Bulldogs will don pads for the first time on Tuesday. I missed the first part of practice while

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