Game Day Vitals
- Who | Mississippi State Bulldogs (8-3, 3-3 SEC) vs. Mississippi Rebels (5-6, 2-5 SEC)
- When | Saturday, November 24, 6:00p.m. (Central)
- Where | Oxford, Mississippi - Vaught-Hemingway Stadium (60,580)
- Tube | ESPNU - Play-by-Play: Clay Matvick; Color Analyst: Matt Stinchcomb; Sideline: Allison Williams [Ch. 209 DirecTV, Ch. 605 AT&T Uverse]
- Tickets | Mississippi Ticket Office - TiqIQ
- Spread | Mississippi by 1.5
- Series Record | Mississippi leads 60-42-6, in Oxford: Mississippi leads 21-11-3 (From Mississippi State's Game Notes):
The Bulldogs are looking to capture their fourth-straight Egg Bowl victory for the first time since 1939-42, while picking up back-to-back wins in Oxford for the first time since winning three straight from 1994-98.
- Mississippi Profile | University of Mississippi, Southeastern Conference, School's Athletics Website
- Season to Date | 5-6, 2-5 SEC (Season Stats)
- Last Week | LSU 41, Mississippi 35
- Who's covering Mississippi | Red Cup Rebellion, SBNation [Twitter] - Hugh Kellenberger, Clarion-Ledger [Twitter]
- Of Interest | Oh hey, we have a pretty good offense! (via MSU game notes):
Mississippi State players have notched 83 plays of 20+ yards, more than seven per game. Last year Mississippi State averaged 3.5 plays per game of 20+ yards (46 total). Last season Mississippi State had 12 total touchdowns on plays of 20-plus yards. The Bulldogs have 16 such scoring plays in 2012.
Coaches & Players
- Head coach | Hugh Freeze (Southern Miss, '92) 1st season (5-6 at Mississippi, 35-13 overall)
- Top assistants | OC: Matt Luke (Mississippi, '00) and Dan Werner (Western Michigan, '83) DC: Dave Womack (Missouri Southern State College, '78) and Wesley McGriff (Savanna State, '90)
- 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 defensive players in MBD's Know the Foe - Part 1 tomorrow.