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Post spring cornerback review

Mississippi State’s back-ups and younger cornerbacks received plenty of reps this spring due to the graduation of Jamerson Love and the recovery of Taveze Calhoun from offseason surgery. Love and Calhoun have been the Bulldogs starters for the last two

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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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Report: Diaz to interview at MSU

Louisiana Tech defensive coordinator Manny Diaz is expected to interview for the same position at Mississippi State, according to a report by the Clarion Ledger. Diaz served on Dan Mullen‘s staff as defensive coordinator in 2010 before leaving for Texas

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Townsend returns to Tuscaloosa

Mississippi State cornerbacks coach Deshea Townsend returns to Tuscaloosa, Ala., for the first time on the opposing sideline. The former two-time Super Bowl champion was a four-year starter at Alabama from 1993-97.

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Townsend sees improvement

Mississippi State cornerbacks coach Deshea Townsend speaks on the improvement he’s seen in the Bulldogs secondary.

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Secondary improvement

Mississippi State assistant coach Deshea Townsend discusses the weekly improvement from his cornerbacks. Townsend, who won a pair of Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers, also talks about how he’s tried to help the Bulldogs handle success.

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The Bus meets the Bulldogs

Former NFL running back Jerome “the Bus” Bettis made a surprise visit to Mississippi State on Friday to speak to the team. The meeting was arranged by Bettis’ former teammate with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Deshea Townsend, who is now the

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Townsend talks cornerbacks

Former Super Bowl champion and Mississippi State cornerbacks coach Deshea Townsend breaks down his group so far in training camp. Townsend talked about the leadership of Jamerson Love and Taveze Calhoun as well as where Will Redmond fits into the

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Post spring cornerbacks review

Aberdeen's Jamerson Love is the only senior corner on the Bulldogs roster. (Spruce Derden/ USA Today Sports)

The biggest question for me entering last season was at cornerback for Mississippi State. The Bulldogs were losing NFL second round picks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay and also breaking in a coach to the college ranks for the first

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Heroin bust made on Townsend’s property

Deshea Townsend is entering his second season as Mississippi State's cornerbacks coach. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Two men were arrested as part of a large heroin bust in Mount Washington, Pa., Sunday night. Suspects Price Montgomery, 33, and James Perrin, 35, were apprehended by law enforcement and the DEA at a home owned by Mississippi State

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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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