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Post spring linebacker review

Junior Benardrick McKinney was the Bulldogs leading tackler last season with 71 stops. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Linebacker is a position Mississippi State is fairly stable at exiting the spring. The Bulldogs have two full units of linebackers they fell comfortable putting out there in any situation which bodes well in keeping guys fresh and also in

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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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Friday practice notes

Sophomore defensive tackle Nick James has had a solid first week of spring. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Here are a few notes from Friday’s spring practice at Mississippi State. I’m a little late getting these up tonight due to practice and the baseball game going back-to-back. Today was the Bulldogs first day in pads. Sophomore wide receiver

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Wednesday practice notes

Houston's Chris Jones appears to have trimmed down some this spring. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

My practice notes are not nearly as expansive as on Day 1 but of course there was a lot to take in with position changes, guys recovering from injuries, etc… Practice was again in shells and shorts. I noticed during

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Tuesday practice notes

Defensive backs Jahmere Irvin-Sills (25), Will Redmond (2) and Cedric Jiles (13) sprint through a drill during Tuesday's spring practice at Mississippi State. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its first spring practice Tuesday afternoon in shells and shorts. There was a light scrimmage at the end but of course without pads on it was limited. I’ll have a full notebook in tomorrow morning’s paper but

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HDVideo: Zach Jackson

Sophomore Zach Jackson has emerged from a special teams player a year ago into a playmaking linebacker. Jackson has made several key plays in Mississippi State’s first two games and has made seven tackles, two for loss and one quarterback

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Collins says defense has “a bad taste in their mouth”

STARKVILLE | Coming into last Saturday’s game Geoff Collins was concerned about Oklahoma State’s up-tempo offense and its potent passing attack. Although the defense played well in Collins’ debut as Mississippi State’s full-time defensive coordinator, the Bulldogs did struggle against

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Report Card: Oklahoma State

Following each loss, Logan Lowery of the Daily Journal will give his opinion and grade out each position group for Mississippi State. ––––– Overview: It was a little strange for me watching Mississippi State play on TV. It was the

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On the Links: Camp Begins; Intriguing Players; Recruiting News

Well hello, friends. Welcome to the wonderful world of August in Mississippi, the month that has us Southerners seriously considering a move to North Dakota. Ah, but we have a way of dealing with the heat: bad domestic beer and

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Teleconference: Mullen Talks Young Standouts, QBs, Tackles, Expectations

Spring football has wrapped up across the SEC, and we caught up with all 14 head coaches this morning on a teleconference. I’ll have some highlights in tomorrow’s Journal, but right now let’s focus in on what MSU coach Dan Mullen

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