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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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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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Friday bowl practice notes

Freshman quarterback Elijah Staley practiced with the football team on Friday while the basketball team was out of town. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second bowl practice Friday afternoon after holding a closed initial bowl workout last Saturday. It was just the second practice that has been open this season and first since August. Here are a few notes I

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Market out for Bulldogs’ bowl

No. 10 Mississippi State lost its second free safety in as many weeks over the weekend. Kendrick Market ruptured his Achilles tendon after making two tackles in the first half of the Egg Bowl and will miss the Bulldogs’ bowl

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Logan’s Heroes: UAB

Preston Smith has 11.5 sacks during his career. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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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Post spring safeties review

Justin Cox will move to safety for his senior season. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Mississippi State’s depth at safety took a major blow on the sixth play of the 2013 season. Jay Hughes ruptured his Achilles and was lost for the year bumping then sophomore Kendrick Market into a starting role. Market finished 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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Saturday scrimmage stats

Cedric Jiles will miss the 2014 season due to a hamstring injury.  (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Scoring: 49-yard field goal by Evan Sobiesk 33-yard field goal by Westin Graves Gus Walley 37-yard pass from Dak Prescott (Graves kick) 35-yard field goal by Sobiesk Jameon Lewis 48-yard pass from Prescott (Sobiesk kick) 24-yard field goal by #41

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Tuesday practice notes

Kivon Coman had a pick-six during pass skeleton drills on Tuesday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

It was an unseasonably chilly afternoon for football practice and I’ll admit that I chickened out and viewed practice from the comforts of the cafeteria inside the Seal Building. During the pass skeleton drill, sophomore safety Kivon Coman had a

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Friday practice notes

Sophomore defensive tackle Nick James has had a solid first week of spring. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Here are a few notes from Friday’s spring practice at Mississippi State. I’m a little late getting these up tonight due to practice and the baseball game going back-to-back. Today was the Bulldogs first day in pads. Sophomore wide receiver

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