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Quick Hitters From Friday's Pads Practice

Dan Mullen

The preseason pace picked up for Mississippi State as Coach Dan Mullen put the Bulldogs in full pads, lined them up in a variety of unit and team drills, and told them to hit hard or be hit harder. It paid off in an energetic, if not always efficient Friday practice on the fifth day of camp.

Because Mississippi State is also holding a media day for the afternoon, there were no immediate interviews with coaches and players following practice. Instead here are a sampling of Friday observations from the first day of full-contact camp. *DE Brandon Cooper, who missed Thursday's practice with an eye appointment after a Wednesday practice problem, was back in uniform but did not participate... Recommended Stories