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Tuesday practice notes

Junior defensive tackle Nick James practiced for the first time since bowl prep began. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its fifth bowl practice on Tuesday morning and final one in Starkville that will be open to the public and media. I don’t have quite as many notes for you due to a men’s basketball press conference

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Monday practice notes

Junior guard Devon Desper is the only starting offensive lineman that has been held out of the first four bowl practices. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its fourth open bowl practice on Monday afternoon in helmets and shoulder pads. Tuesday will be the final practice that will be open to the public in Starkville. Here are the notes I jotted down while I

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Sunday practice notes

Ephraim Banda, left, has filled the safeties coach vacancy at Miami . (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

There was a pretty good turnout for Mississippi State’s third open bowl practice Sunday afternoon. Lots of couples brought their children along and many were holding items hoping to get signed following practice. Here are a few things I jotted

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Saturday practice notes

Redshirt freshman running back Aeris Williams had a touchdown run during the scrimmage portion of Saturday's practice. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second practice in preparation for the Belk Bowl on Saturday morning. I missed most of practice while working on the Gerri Green and DeAndre Ward arrest story. I did make it out in time for the

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Friday practice notes

Mississippi State held its first bowl practice on Friday afternoon and like Dan Mullen has done in the past, most of the younger players received most of the reps with the veterans sitting out of a lot of team drills.

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Video: Nick James

Mississippi State junior defensive tackle Nick James chats about how he’s matured over the years and how he has stayed humble this season in a starting role.

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Video: Nick James

Mississippi State junior Nick James talks about his transformation into a starter’s role at defensive tackle.

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Monday with Mullen

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen reacts to a call during the second half of the NCAA college football game against LSU in Starkville, MS on Sat., Sept 12, 2015, LSU won 21-19.  (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference on Monday to discuss the Bulldogs’ 21-19 SEC-opening loss to LSU and upcoming game against Northwestern State. Opening statement … “Our prayers go to everybody at Delta State. That is always

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Tuesday with Mullen

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen held his weekly press conference on Tuesday to discuss the Bulldogs’ 34-16 season-opening win at Southern Miss and upcoming SEC outing against LSU. Opening statement … “We are excited. Obviously home openers are really

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Post spring defensive tackle review

Chris Jones will get his shot to be a full-time starter this fall. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Defensive tackle was a veteran spot for Mississippi State last season with two senior starters and another senior providing depth. But now that P.J. Jones, Kaleb Eulls and Curtis Virges have graduated, some of the Bulldogs young pups will have

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Thursday practice notes

The Bulldogs went to senior tight end Darrion Hutcherson a lot inside the 10-yard line on Thursday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal).

Mississippi State held its 10th practice of the spring on Thursday in front of 350-plus area high school coaches for Day 1 of the annual MSU coaches clinic. Most of the day was spent on working on goal line situations

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