Latest Mississippi State Bulldogs football News

Mississippi State to play Louisville in Music City Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 5:09 PM EST

Mississippi State (6-6, SEC) vs. Louisville (7-5, ACC), Dec. 30, 4 p.m. ET LOCATION: Nashville TOP PLAYERS Mississippi State: RB Kylin Hill, 1,347 yards rushing, 10 touchdowns. Louisville: RB Javian Hawkins, 1,420 yards rushing, eight touchdowns. NOTABLE Mississippi State: The Bulldogs had to win three of their...

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...

Egg Bowl matchup features two productive rushing attacks

Nov. 27, 2019 2:16 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Egg Bowl will likely be decided by which team best runs the ball — Mississippi or Mississippi State. That shouldn’t come as a surprise since both teams rely heavily on their rushing attacks. Ole Miss (4-7, 2-5 SEC) has rushed for 261.5 yards per game and leads all...

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...

The Latest: Tagovailoa to miss rest of season with injury

Nov. 16, 2019 8:17 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Tua Tagovailoa’s injury (all times local): 7:13 p.m. Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss the rest of the season with a hip injury he suffered late in the first half of the Crimson Tide’s victory over Mississippi State on Saturday. Tagovailoa was...

Alabama QB Tagovailoa carted off field vs Mississippi State

Nov. 16, 2019 2:33 PM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was carted off the field after being dragged down by two Mississippi State defenders, a tackle that left him favoring his right leg and hip. Fourth-ranked Alabama was leading 35-7 with 3:01 left in the first half when Tagovailoa, who had surgery...