In Part 6 of our training camp preview, the decision to not re-sign Ryan Pickett and Johnny Jolly left a big — literally — void on the defensive line. Which young players will rise to the occasion to start alongside nose tackle B.J. Raji?
July 25, 2014
Don't call this defense "soft" anymore, not with a loaded defensive line leading the charge. The unit's performance has been strong throughout training camp and the three preseason games. The line is so deep that some tough decisions will be looming in a week.
August 24, 2013
Josh Boyd impressed position coach Mike Trgovac and he impressed at the Senior Bowl, as well. Boyd, a rugged run defender with some pass-rushing potential, according to his college coach, could be in contention for a role in the nickel defense. Learn more with three exclusive interviews.
May 6, 2013
Day three of practice for the East-West Shrine Game is in the books and Josh Boyd says he's improving each day. The Mississippi State defensive lineman is working hard to stand out and impress the scouts and coaches watching practice this week.
January 16, 2013
It sounds so simple. To fans staring at conference sacking statistics, or frustrated watching completed passes, the solution seems obvious. Pressure, aggression, blitzing, whatever, just attack and the sacks will surely follow. Chris Wilson has heard it.
November 13, 2012
The Game: Mississippi State (1-0) hosts Auburn (0-1) in the SEC opener for both. The 11:01am contest kicks off Western Division action as well with ESPN telecast. The MSU broadcast begins locally at 8:00 on 100.9FM, and the full network at 9:00.
September 7, 2012