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Gee whiz: Peeing dog celebration costs Ole Miss in Egg Bowl

Nov. 29, 2019 1:00 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi flushed away a golden chance at the Golden Egg. Luke Logan missed a 35-yard extra point after Ole Miss receiver Elijah Moore was penalized for celebrating a touchdown by crawling and pretending to urinate like a dog, and Mississippi State escaped with a 21-20 victory...

Mississippi State’s bowl streak in jeopardy against Ole Miss

Nov. 26, 2019 2:30 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Bragging rights aren’t the only thing on the line for Mississippi State at this year’s Egg Bowl. The Bulldogs (5-6, 2-5 Southeastern) need a win Thursday over rival Mississippi (4-7, 2-5) to become eligible for a 10th straight bowl appearance. "Kids are aware of it,"...

Ole Miss QB Plumlee’s speed gives Rebels cause for optimism

Nov. 25, 2019 4:26 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback John Rhys Plumlee’s running ability has made the freshman one of the Southeastern Conference’s biggest surprises this season. As Ole Miss (4-7, 2-5 SEC) prepares to close its season Thursday in an Egg Bowl showdown at Mississippi State (5-6, 2-5),...

Stevens leads Mississippi State over Abilene Christian 45-7

Nov. 24, 2019 12:39 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State got a rare late-season break from SEC play on Saturday and took advantage of the opportunity. Tommy Stevens had two touchdown passes and ran for another as Mississippi State defeated Abilene Christian 45-7 on Saturday. Stevens had 165 yards passing and 88 yards...

Mississippi State ready for FCS program Abilene Christian

Nov. 22, 2019 8:00 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State finishes the nonconference portion of its schedule against Football Championship Subdivision program Abilene Christian. The Bulldogs (4-6) must win their final two games to become eligible for a 10th consecutive bowl appearance. The matchup with Abilene Christian...

Tagovailoa out for season after hip injury vs Mississippi St

Nov. 17, 2019 12:54 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — What was planned to be the last series of the day for Tua Tagovailoa ended in the final play of his season — and maybe his Alabama career. The Crimson Tide’s star quarterback will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his right hip in the first half of No. 4...

No. 4 Alabama aims to rebound against Mississippi State

Nov. 15, 2019 8:01 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State is catching Alabama on the rebound, for better or worse. The fourth-ranked Crimson Tide visits the Bulldogs Saturday seeking to bounce back from a loss that dealt a blow to the team’s Southeastern Conference and national title hopes. Quarterback Tua...

Mississippi State offense gearing up for major challenge

Nov. 14, 2019 2:06 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State’s offense wants to change its recent history of frustration against Alabama. The Bulldogs have lost 11 straight games to Alabama and have failed to score more than seven points in eight of those matchups, including a 24-0 defeat last year. Mississippi State...

Mississippi State feeling better after blowout of Arkansas

Nov. 7, 2019 1:57 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State is spending its off week looking to maintain the momentum it picked up by ending a four-game skid in convincing fashion. The Bulldogs ended their losing streak last week with a 54-24 blowout of struggling Arkansas. With his team needing a win just to gain...

Mississippi State snaps slide, rolls past Arkansas 54-24

Nov. 2, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Both Arkansas and Mississippi State entered Saturday's game having underplayed to expectations. Both its head coaches have been suggested to have tenuous, at best, job security. It was supposed to gnashing and ugly, but close. Only the ugly part came to fruition. Mississippi State...