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Walk-on kicker McGrath leaves MSU

Walk-on kicker J.J. McGrath has left the MSU football team. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Kicker J.J. McGrath has left the Mississippi State football team. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound left-footer walked on after transferring in from Michigan where he redshirted as a true freshman last fall. McGrath went through fall camp with the Bulldogs and was

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Bell and Sobiesk seeking consistency

Last season both Devon Bell and Evan Sobiesk struggled with consistency kicking field goals. Now with Bell’s focusing solely on punting and kicking off, Sobiesk is continuing his quest to become the Bulldogs placekicker. Both special teams players spoke about

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Mullen speaks at MSU Media Day

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen spoke to the media on Monday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State held its annual on-campus media day on Saturday with head coach Dan Mullen answering questions for nearly half an hour from media members around the state. Mullen spoke about his team’s expectations for the season and also gave

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Post spring special teams review

Devon Bell will concentrate on punting and kicking off and will no longer kick field goals for the Bulldogs. (Thomas Campbell/ USA Today Sports)

Mississippi State’s field goal consistency was miserable last season and from what I saw this spring there wasn’t much of an improvement. The Bulldogs made just 10 of 21 field goals last season which ranked 122nd nationally. That’s bad folks,

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Signing class evaluation: Defense/ Special teams

Having previously worked for Rivals.com for five years prior to my arrival at The Daily Journal, I have had my share of experience with the recruiting process. I have spent countless hours at high school and junior college games and

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Logan’s Heroes: Egg Bowl

After each win, Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal recognizes several players and a coach that had outstanding performances and played a major role in Mississippi State’s victory. Check out who his offensive, defensive, special teams and coach of the

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Monday with Mullen

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEg7pfJP4v8[/youtube] Arkansas has lost seven straight games but you would never know it listening to Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen. The Bulldogs will face a much different Razorback team than the one they defeated 45-14 in Starkville last fall. Arkansas

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HDVideo: Devon Bell

It has been a rollercoaster season for Mississippi State’s Devon Bell. The sophomore lost his job at kicker after making just 5-of-11 field goals but immediately took over as the Bulldogs punter. Bell has averaged 41.5 yards per punt and

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Monday with Mullen

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_GrkSLBEmY[/youtube] For the third consecutive week Mississippi State will square off against an opponent ranked inside the top 14. The Bulldogs have lost two straight on the road to South Carolina and Texas A&M and return home to square off

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Monday with Mullen

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vfBrPM9_-k[/youtube] STARKVILLE – It has been a somber week at Mississippi State after the passing of starting quarterback Dak Prescott’s mother Peggy. Peggy Prescott died Sunday morning at the age of 52 following a lengthy battle with colon cancer. “We’re

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Sunday conversation with Dan Mullen

STARKVILLE – Mississippi State has played well to start its past two games but have had to hold on for victories in those games. The Bulldogs held a 21-13 halftime lead against Bowling Green and were shutout in the second

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