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All the information you need for Saturday, October 20th's homecoming matchup between Mississippi State University and Middle Tennessee State University

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Game Day Vitals

  • Who | Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-0, 3-0 SEC) vs. Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (4-2, 2-1 Sun Belt)
  • When | Saturday, October 20, 6:00p.m. (Central)
  • Where | Starkville, Mississippi - Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field
  • Tube | ESPN2 - Mark Jones, pxp; Brock Huard, color; Jessica Mendoza, sidelines [Ch. 208 DirecTV, Ch. 606 AT&T Uverse]
  • Tickets | MSU Ticket Office - StubHub
  • Spread | MSU by 20
  • Series Record | (From MTSU's game notes):
  • Saturday's football game between Middle Tennessee and Mississippi State will mark the fifth meeting between the two schools on the gridiron. The series, which began in 1999, is led by MSU, 4-0. The Bulldogs defeated the Raiders in Starkville, 40-7, in 1999 in what was the first ever game for MT as a FBS member. Middle Tennessee returned to Starkville in 2000 and lost in a shootout to the Bulldogs, 61-35. Both teams combined for 1,057 yards of total offense (MSU 530, MT 527) but the Blue Raiders had four turnovers. In 2008, MSU won 31-22 in Starkville and also took the 2009 game in Murfreesboro, 27-6.

Opponent Information

Coaches & Players

  • Head coach | Rick Stockstill (Florida State, '82) 7th season (39-42)
  • Top assistants | OC: Buster Faulkner (Valdosta State, '05) DC: Tyrone Nix (Southern Miss, '95) and Steve Ellis (Nicholls State, '03)
  • Key Offensive Players | Check back for key offensive players in MBD's Know the Foe - Part 1 tomorrow.
  • Key Defensive Players | Check back for key offensive players in MBD's Know the Foe - Part 1 tomorrow.