2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
8-4, 5th in SEC - West
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Fitzgerald carted off with apparent leg injury (0:40)
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The Egg Bowl gets chippy before the game (0:18)
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Luke: 'I'll remember this for the rest of my life' (1:01)
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Ole Miss takes home the Golden Egg (1:34)
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Ole Miss takes down Miss State in the Egg Bowl (3:16)
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Rebels earn Egg Bowl victory vs. Bulldogs 31-28 (4:32)
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Hill gives Bulldogs life with rushing TD (0:21)
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Bulldogs take advantage of INT and score on passing TD (0:22)
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Miss State INT leads to good field position (0:26)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Even after that gruesome ankle injury, Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald remains with his teammates, taking the field coming out of halftime to a loud ovation from the crowd. He tweeted this message: "I'll be back stronger and better than ever! I love all my Hailstate fam and all I want right now is for all of y'all to ring your bells as loud as you can and support this team to a huge egg bowl win! #HaiIState"

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Coach Mullen on Fitzgerald injury: 'It's always tragic' (0:46)
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Ole Miss trades turnovers with fumble of their own (0:44)
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WR Brown breaks single-season school record (0:12)
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Miss State breaks through for punt block (0:35)
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Scott Matthews ESPN Producer 

Laura Rutledge talks with Mississippi State's Nick Fitzgerald and Jeffery Simmons about the Golden Egg, cowbells and the Egg Bowl showdown with Ole Miss (Thanksgiving night, 7:30 ET- ESPN).

ESPN Stats & Info

FPI gives Bulldogs advantage over Rebels

No. 14 Mississippi State has a significant chance to defeat Ole Miss and finish the season 5-3 in the SEC East. As the underdog, the Rebels could end a sour season with a sweet taste by defeating their archrival.

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2dMark Schlabach

This Egg Bowl might be the nastiest Thanksgiving get-together ever

Other rivalries can keep their conference titles or playoff scenarios. This Egg Bowl will be the culmination of two years of NCAA investigations, lawsuits, recruiting scandals and a fired coach, taking Mississippi State-Ole Miss to another level.

Team Stats

Passing Yards170.3109th
Rushing Yards249.615th
Points For32.140th
Points Against20.425th