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Mississippi State Bulldogs versus LSU Tigers - Game No. 5 - Open Thread

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Come chat with us as we cheer on Mississippi State in their battle with the dreaded Bayou Bengals from Elllll Esssss Eauxxxxx.

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Mississippi State
2-2 Overall / 0-1 SEC
Mississippi State Football
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4-1 Overall / 1-1 SEC
LSU Football
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• Series: LSU leads, 70-33-3
(in Starkville: LSU leads, 13-6-1 | in Baton Rouge: LSU leads, 47-18-1 | Neutral Sites: LSU leads, 10-9-1
• First Meeting: LSU, 52-0 (11/20/1896 in Baton Rouge) | Last Meeting: LSU, 37-17 (11/10/2012 in Baton Rouge)
• Current Win Streak: LSU, 13 games | Last 10 Years: LSU leads, 10-0
• Dan Mullen vs. LSU: 0-4 | Les Miles vs. MSU: 8-0 | Dan Mullen vs. Les Miles: 0-4

Ah, the game we dread. The annual matchup with LSU. For nearly a decade and a half, the Tigers have been a source of extreme frustration for Mississippi State (among others). We've suffered blowouts (2007), and we've suffered the close heartbreak (2009), but most of all, we've just suffered. Is this the year that State breaks through? Can the maroon and white State school overcome the dominant purple and gold one? It hasn't happened since 1999, but tonight, we'll go out and try yet again to take down the Tigers, and bring home a win in the heated SEC west series.

Hail State.