MSU Football Historical

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MSU History for Christmas: MSU at '41 Orange Bowl

As we countdown the final days leading up to Christmas, we thought it would be fun to give our readers a gift each day, much along the lines of the "12 days of Christmas". For 12 days, we'll be bringing you a small bit of MSU history, as a gift!

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MSU History for Christmas: MSU at '41 Orange Bowl

As we countdown the final days leading up to Christmas, we thought it would be fun to give our readers a gift each day, much along the lines of the "12 days of Christmas". For 12 days, we'll be bringing you a small bit of MSU history, as a gift!

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Egg Bowl History: "Golden Egg" added in 1927

The Egg Bowl rivalry has always been a fiercely contested in-state rivalry, but at one point, the fierceness got to be a bit too much off the field among fanbases. What did the two teams do to correct that? They brought about the Golden Egg trophy.

Egg Bowl History: "Golden Egg" added in 1927

The Egg Bowl rivalry has always been a fiercely contested in-state rivalry, but at one point, the fierceness got to be a bit too much off the field among fanbases. What did the two teams do to correct that? They brought about the Golden Egg trophy.

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MSU vs. Bama Historical: Dogs over Tide in '40

1940 was MSU's only undefeated season in school history. Some rare video footage shows us highlights from the MSU vs. Alabama game that year; a game that Mississippi State would win, 13-0.

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MSU vs. Bama Historical: Dogs over Tide in '40

1940 was MSU's only undefeated season in school history. Some rare video footage shows us highlights from the MSU vs. Alabama game that year; a game that Mississippi State would win, 13-0.

The Shorty McWilliams controversy

McWilliams' career was a great one, and even better, it was one of the more interesting and unique ones we've seen in MSU history. But that unique history was not without controversy, unfortunately.

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MSU vs. Auburn History: Dogs down #5 Tigers in '63

Just two years previous, the Bulldogs snapped a 22-game SEC losing streak against the Tigers. In 1963, State was able to down a #5 Auburn squad 13-10 in a game played in Jackson, Mississippi.

Alcorn St. Historical: Steve McNair... the DB?

We've all heard of the "Mack Brown recruited ______ player as a safety" meme, but long before that, there was the time that Jackie Sherrill recruited Mount Olive QB Steve McNair as a defensive back. Of course, many teams did.

MSU vs. OSU Historical: Bulldogs down Pokes in '70

A look back at the first ever meeting between the Bulldogs and Cowboys in 1970 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson.

Allyn McKeen: How MSU fired its winningest coach

You might think that fans these days are much more restless with their coaches than in previous years, but what happened to Allyn McKeen in 1948 proves that theory wrong.

MSU 30 for 30: Top Play No. 18: AJ 100-yard INT

In 2007, the MIssissippi State Bulldogs just found a way to win when they needed to do so. One play that best represents this opportunistic team was Anthony Johnson's 100-yard pick-six in the closing minute of the first half against Alabama.

MSU 30 for 30: Top Plays, No. 21--Morgan at BYU

Everyone remembers the hard hits from Josh Morgan, but he did much more. He put some of that talent on display with a 98-yard fumble recovery and touchdown agains BYU in 2000.

Bully I's burial march was a big deal [PHOTO]

When Mississippi A&M's first mascot, Bully I, was tragically killed on campus in 1939, the Bulldog faithful did not take the canine's death lightly.

Dudy Noble's first win came against MSU... in FB?

The legendary Mississippi State baseball coach actually coached another popular american sport before focusing on the diamond.

A young Jack Cristil interviews Elvis [PHOTO]

Two Mississippi legends crossed paths at a young age in this fascinating photograph of a young Jack Cristil interviewing Elvis.

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Top Plays No. 55: Chaney's Exclamation Point

For most of the 2007 Egg Bowl, the Bulldogs looked down and out. The team came to life for 14 quick points, and Jamar Chaney's hit on Shay Hodge forced Ole Miss to give Mississippi State the ball one last time, leading to a game winning field goal.

No. 56: Bumphis in Back of the End Zone at Troy

The Mississippi State Bulldogs looked to be in danger of falling on the road at Troy, but Chad Bumphis, in the midst of a career day, made a spectacular catch to help Mississippi State pull away late from the Troy Trojans in Troy.

Top 61 Plays in MSU FB-Morgan pops Caldwell/UF2000

What makes up a great play? How can it really be defined? Here is a stab at the 61 greatest plays in Mississippi State football history, and No. 61 features Josh Morgan delivering a punishing blow to Riche Caldwell of the Florida Gators in 2000.

1969 'Dairy Month' ad featuring MSU FB players

As National Dairy Month wraps up, a look at a 1969 ad featuring two MSU football players.

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