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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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Thursday practice notes

Sophomore Jamoral Graham changed his number from 18 to 9 this spring along with his shift to the secondary. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its seventh practice of the spring on Thursday afternoon and will hold its first scrimmage inside Davis Wade Stadium Friday at 10:15 a.m. That’s 30 minutes later than previously scheduled. There was lots of goal line work

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James excited for the future

Nick James appeared in all 13 games for MSU after redshirting in 2013. (Logan Lowery/  Daily Journal)

There was no question that Nick James had all the physical tools to play right away when he arrived at Mississippi State in 2012. And play he did. James appeared in eight games as a true freshman and made six

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Beefing Up the Bulldogs

On Sunday, MSU was treated to a steak dinner by the Mississippi Cattleman’s Association in the fourth annual “Beefing Up the Bulldogs” event. The players interacted with livestock that was brought to the Leo Seal Football Complex including cows, goats

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Post spring defensive tackle review

Chris Jones is hoping to build off a phenomenal freshman season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Due to injuries to starters Kaleb Eulls and P.J. Jones, Mississippi State was able to get a glimpse of its future at defensive tackle this spring. Eulls and Jones were held out of all team drills during spring workouts allowing

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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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Friday practice notes

Preston Smith goes through defensive line drills on Friday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Today was the final practice before Mississippi State’s first major scrimmage of the spring scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday inside Davis Wade Stadium. It was also the first spring practice that senior defensive tackle P.J. Jones was able to

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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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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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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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