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Unmet potential: Injuries have slowed down Griffin’s career

I wrote a feature story on Mississippi State senior running back Nick Griffin in today’s print and online edition of The Daily Journal. Griffin spoke with the media this week about the Bulldog’s SEC opener at LSU this weekend.

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HDVideo: Nick Griffin

Mississippi State senior running back Nick Griffin carries eight time for 45 yards and scored a touchdown in the opener against Southern Miss. Griffin talks about how satisfying it was to score against the Golden Eagles and what he expects

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Mullen speaks at MSU Media Day

Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen spoke to the media on Tuesday. (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 running back review

The backfield seemed a little less crowded this spring as it was in 2013. LaDarius Perkins was lost to graduation and Derrick Milton transferred to McNeese State midyear. Dontavian Lee and Aeris Williams won’t be in until the summer leaving

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Thursday practice notes

Nick James has had a dominant spring at defensive tackle. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Today was Mississippi State’s final open practice of the spring. The Bulldogs have its annual maroon-white spring game on Saturday and will hold one more closed practice with no pads next weeks to conclude spring. MSU linebacker signee Deshon Cooper

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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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HDVideo: Nick Griffin

After two major knee injuries during his career, Nick Griffin appears to be back in fine form. The running back talks about his career and the obstacles he’s had to overcome to return for his final season at Mississippi State.

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Thursday practice notes

Nick Fitzgerald worked with the Bulldogs during bowl prep and is practicing this spring after graduating high school a semester early. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Today was the annual coaches’ clinic at Mississippi State when area high school coaches spend a day working with the Bulldogs staff. There were hundreds of them at practice this afternoon. In addition to the high school coaches, there was

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Saturday practice notes

Aberdeen's Jamerson Love returned an interception for a touchdown on Saturday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Today was a beautiful afternoon in Starkville which should make for a great atmosphere for tonight’s baseball game against Vanderbilt on ESPNU. Senior defensive tackles Kaleb Eulls and P.J. Jones continued to be in the injury pit along with sophomore

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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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Monday bowl practice notes

Day four of Mississippi State’s Liberty Bowl practices is in the books. The Bulldogs worked for two hours Monday afternoon before film sessions and meetings to wrap up the day. Here are a few notes I jotted down in my

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