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Mullen discusses 2016 signing class

Mississippi State signed 18 players in its 2016 signing class, five of which enrolled early. Head coach Dan Mullen discussed his thoughts on the 13 players that signed on Wednesday during a press conference that afternoon. Opening comment “A good

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Reports: Buckley joining the Bulldogs

Mississippi State may have its man to replace safeties coach Tony Hughes. According to multiple reports, Louisville cornerbacks coach Terrell Buckley has accepted the position to coach the Bulldogs’ safeties. A native of Pascagoula, Buckley is a former fifth overall

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Robinson follows Hughes to Jackson St.

The staff departures for Mississippi State football continue as recruiting specialist William “Sleepy” Robinson has left to join former Bulldogs safeties coach Tony Hughes, now the head coach at Jackson State. Robinson will serve as the Tigers’ running backs coach

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Hughes returns to Bulldogs in Charlotte

Newly named Jackson State head coach Tony Hughes joined his former team Mississippi State for one final time as the Bulldogs arrived in Charlotte for the Belk Bowl. Hughes will coach the safeties in the game before turning his attention

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MSU holds final bowl practice in Starkville

Mississippi State held its final practice in Starkville in advance of the Belk Bowl. Afterwards, Bulldogs’ head coach Dan Mullen talked about his team’s preparation, Tony Hughes‘s role and the senior tackle held at the end of practice. Can you

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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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MSU holds first full pad bowl practice

Mississippi State went full pads for the first time on Tuesday morning in preparation for the Belk Bowl. Afterwards, head coach Dan Mullen discussed the first five days of bowl prep, his invitation to Tony Hughes and redshirt freshman quarterback Nick

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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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Hughes hired as Jackson State head coach

After 31 years as an assistant coach, Tony Hughes will finally get his shot as a head coach. Hughes was hired to lead Jackson State on Monday. The 56-year old had spent the last seven seasons on Dan Mullen‘s staff

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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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