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Post spring linebacker review

Zach Jackson is the only senior linebacker for Mississippi State this season. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi State sent both Benardrick McKinney and Matthew Wells to the NFL and graduated Christian Holmes. The Bulldogs must be pretty barren at linebacker then right? Quite the opposite actually. MSU is stacked at the position for new defensive coordinator

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Rea’s five-hit night not enough

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A career-high five hits by Wes Rea was not enough for the Mississippi State baseball team Friday night. Rea hit a go-ahead two-run home run home run in the eighth inning. However, No. 25 Arkansas answered with

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Tuesday practice notes

De'Runnya Wilson and Joe Morrow work through wide receiver drills on Tuesday. (Logan Lowery/ Daily Journal)

Mississippi State held its sixth spring practice on Tuesday and you could tell many players on the team are battling for spots. There were several players feeling feisty which led to a few scraps and tie ups and to me

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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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HDVideo: Zach Jackson

Mississippi State junior linebacker Zach Jackson shares his thoughts on what it’s like to play for the nation’s top team. Jackson also gives his opinion of Alabama and what he’s expecting from this weekend’s game.

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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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