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Friday practice notes

Junior cornerback Jamoral Graham made three interceptions during Friday's practice. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Friday was the final open football practice of the spring which means it will be my final notebook as well. The three scrimmages inside the stadium are still open so I will have updates from those. I spent most of

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Thursday practice notes

Senior defensive tackle Nick James had a strong showing in Thursday's practice. (Logan Lowery/  Daily Journal)

Thursday’s practice was Mississippi State’s third this spring and first in pads. It is also the next to last day practice will be open to the public. Dan Mullen had a change of heart and decided to close the remainder

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Tuesday practice notes

Senior running back Brandon Holloway had a strong spring practice on Tuesday after a 13-day layoff. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its second spring practice on Tuesday in helmets, t-shirts and shorts. I missed the first hour or so of practice while writing up Malik Newman‘s decision to enter the NBA Draft but was able to make it

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Wednesday practice notes

Junior wide receiver Donald Gray runs a route during Mississippi State's first spring practice on Wednesday. (Kelly Price/ Mississippi State)

Mississippi State conducted its first spring football practice on Wednesday. Oddly enough, the Bulldogs will break for 13 days before practicing again. Here are a few notes I jotted down in my notebook while I was at practice… Junior wide

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James wants to take leadership role

Nick James admitted that leadership would have been a foreign concept when he enrolled at Mississippi State as a freshman in 2012. Now entering his final spring, James intends to be one of the leaders for the Bulldogs – not

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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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