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Mississippi State vs. Texas A&M - Game No. 9 - OPEN THREAD

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Can Mississippi State bounce back and get a big win at home today over a ranked team? Can State's offense right the ship? Can our defense stop Johnny Football? Come here and chat with us about the game as Mississippi State looks to bounce back against the Texas A&M Aggies. Hail State!

Kevin C. Cox

Mississippi State

Texas A&M
7-1 Overall / 3-1 SEC
Mississippi State Football
Game Notes & Depth Chart
6-2 Overall / 3-2 SEC
Texas A&M Football
Game Notes & Depth Chart

• Series: MSU leads, 3-2
(in Starkville: never met | in College Station: MSU leads, 1-0 | Neutral Sites: Tied, 2-2
• First Meeting: TAMU, 41-7 (11/28/1912 in Houston, Texas) | Last Meeting: MSU, 43-41[OT] (12/31/2000 in Shreveport, LA)
• Current Win Streak: MSU, 1 game | Last 10 Years: no meetings
• Dan Mullen vs. TAMU: never met | Kevin Sumlin vs. MSU: 1-1 | Dan Mullen vs. Kevin Sumlin: 1-1

Our Bulldogs get their chance today to get back on track after last week's loss in Tuscaloosa. But getting a win today won't be easy, as Texas A&M and their talented quarterback, Johnny Manziel, will do everything in their power to prove they are the better team in maroon. If State can stifle Maziel, I believe we will have a great chance at victory, but stifling him has been a task proven to be quite difficult so far this season. It's Mississippi State. It's Texas A&M. It's the first matchup since that memorable 2000 Independence Bowl in Shreveport. Let's go out and get a win, just like we did last time. Hail State!

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