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Post spring defensive end review

Ryan Brown is the only returning starter from Mississippi State's defensive line. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Mississippi State graduated Preston Smith and John Harris at defensive end but the position should be in good hands for several seasons to come with the depth David Turner has built there. Ryan Brown is back for his senior season.

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MSU has 36 student-athletes graduate this spring

Templeton Athletic Academic Center

Thirty-six Mississippi State Bulldogs officially earned their academic degrees in 2015 spring commencement ceremonies held on campus. For the first time in school history, Bulldog scholarship athletes finished the fall and spring semesters with over a 3.0 cumulative grade point

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Mullen talks post spring

Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen joined the rest of the league’s head coaches on the SEC coaches’ teleconference to talk about the Bulldogs’ spring practices. Here is a transcript of Mullen’s time on the call… Opening statement: Mullen: “We had a great spring. I’m

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Redskins select Smith 38th overall

Preston Smith will transition to outside linebacker at the pro level with the Redskins. (Lauren Wood/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State’s Preston Smith did not have to wait long to hear his name called on the second day of the NFL Draft. The 6-foot-5, 271-pound defensive end was the sixth selection of the second round (38th overall) by the

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Saturday practice notes

Mississippi State quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson worked out alongside some of his signal callers during drills on Saturday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State finished its second week of spring practice on Saturday. It was the Bulldogs fifth session so far and also junior day, hosting dozens of high school recruits from around the country. Here are a few notes that I

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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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Video: Preston Smith

Former Mississippi State defensive end Preston Smith talks about his on-campus pro day and how it differed from the NFL Combine. Smith also spoke about why he chose to work out as a linebacker during some drills.

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MSU holds on-campus pro day

The collective eyes of the NFL were focused in on Mississippi State as the Bulldogs held their annual pro day Wednesday with scouts from all 32 teams in attendance. It was a day for known commodities such as potential first

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Four Bulldogs conclude NFL Combine

The NFL Combine concluded workouts on Monday in Indianapolis. Four Mississippi State players – Josh Robinson, Preston Smith, Benardrick McKinney and Justin Cox – participated in the event. Robinson, a running back who left following his junior year, receive a

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Four Bulldogs to participate in NFL Combine

This will be an important week for four former Mississippi State players seeking to improve their draft stock. Running back Josh Robinson, defensive end Preston Smith, linebacker Benardrick McKinney and safety Justin Cox are all invited to participate in the

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Four Bulldogs to play in Senior Bowl

Kaleb Eulls is one of four Bulldogs that will play in Saturday's Senior Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. (AP Photo/, Mike Kittrell)

Four Mississippi State players will suit up for the South in the Senior Bowl Saturday at 3 p.m. in Mobile, Ala., on the NFL Network. Tackle Blaine Clausell and center Dillon Day will represent the Bulldogs on the offensive line

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