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Tuesday Gameday Vitals | Egg Bowl

All of the TV information, kickoff, stadium, ticket, and coaching information for the upcoming Egg Bowl rivalry game this Saturday, November 24, 2012, in Oxford.

Stacy Revere

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.

Opponent Information

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.