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Bulldogs in the NFL

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Johnthan Banks (27) runs the football against the Carolina Panthers during the second half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. The Panthers won 19-17. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

Mississippi State has had 20 former players active on NFL rosters this season. Each week, the Daily Journal checks in on how those Bulldog alumni are performing at the professional level. Denico Autry Height/ Weight: 6-5, 270 Team: Oakland Raiders Position: Defensive end

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Post spring center review

Jamaal Clayborn exited spring as the leading candidate to be the Bulldogs starting center. (Mississippi State)

No position on the roster was depleted the way that center was at Mississippi State. The Bulldogs lost all three players that snapped during games last year when Dillon Day, Archie Muniz and Ben Beckwith all graduated. Offensive line coach

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Six Bulldogs sign free agent deals

Mississippi State tied a modern era record with five players selected in the 2015 NFL Draft. Immediately following the conclusion of the draft, six more Bulldogs signed free agent contracts and will join their teammates at the next level. Guard

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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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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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Four Bulldogs to play in Senior Bowl

Kaleb Eulls is one of four Bulldogs that will play in Saturday's Senior Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. (AP Photo/, Mike Kittrell)

Four Mississippi State players will suit up for the South in the Senior Bowl Saturday at 3 p.m. in Mobile, Ala., on the NFL Network. Tackle Blaine Clausell and center Dillon Day will represent the Bulldogs on the offensive line

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Dawning of a new Day

Dillon Day is participating in both the East-West Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Dillon Day wasn’t heavily recruited out of high school. After all, the former West Monroe (La.) High School product was only a two-star prospect and weighed just 237-pounds entering his senior year. Day had received just two scholarship offers from

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Video: Dillon Day

The Daily Journal’s Parrish Alford catches up with Mississippi State senior Dillon Day following his first Senior Bowl practice in Mobile, Ala.

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Day added to Senior Bowl roster

Mississippi State’s Dillon Day will join offensive line teammate Ben Beckwith in the East-West Shine Game Saturday at 3 p.m. in St. Petersburg, Fla., on the NFL Network. But Day’s collegiate career will not end there as the center was

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Beckwith, Day to play in East-West Shrine Game

The Orange Bowl will not be the final collegiate action for a pair of MSU senior offensive linemen. Center Dillon Day and right guard Ben Beckwith have accepted invitations to play in the East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 17 in

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Saturday bowl practice notes

Sophomore safety Kivon Coman has a pass break-up during Saturday's practice. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State had a quick turnaround after practicing Friday evening and was back at work early Saturday morning. It was the Bulldogs third practice in preparation for the Orange Bowl against Georgia Tech. Here are a few notes I jotted

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