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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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Countdown to Kickoff: 3 Days

We’re counting down to MSU’s season opener against Oklahoma State on Aug. 31, giving you a significant number to ponder as August trudges on. Today’s number is… ––––– 3. As most coaching staffs do, MSU had some turnover after last

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Videos: Smith, Perkins, Bell, Jackson, Townsend

STARKVILLE | I’ve got one more batch of videos to dump on you here from MSU’s football media day. Defensive end Preston Smith came in later on, after everyone else had left, so we spent a few moments with him talking

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Video: Deshea Townsend Says Competition Wide Open at Corner

STARKVILLE | We caught up with first-year cornerbacks coach Deshea Townsend following today’s practice, which the first of two split-squad sessions today. Townsend talked about his group and the competition for starting jobs. MSU lost its two starters from last year

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Spring Practice: Bulldogs Pick Up Energy, Do Red Zone Work

Mississippi State cranked things up a little bit today during its fourth practice of the spring, and the last one before everyone took off for Easter weekend. It was the Bulldogs’ second day in pads, and they had some officials

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Gonzales Hiring Announced; Brewster, Sallach Take New Roles


Mississippi State has made official the hiring of Billy Gonzales as the new wide receivers coach. Gonzales, 41, joins the staff after one year at Illinois, where he coached receivers and held the title of co-offensive coordinator. He’s also coached at

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Townsend Hired as Cornerbacks Coach

Mississippi State has hired a cornerbacks coach. Deshea Townsend, who starred at South Panola High School and spent 13 years in the NFL, has been chosen to fill the vacancy left by Melvin Smith. Townsend made the news known this morning

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