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Jordan Ta'amu threw for 247 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Wilkins ran for two scores and Mississippi upset No. 16 Mississippi State 31-28 on Thursday night.
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"
Mississippi State's Nick Fitzgerald dislocated his ankle in the first quarter of the team's Egg Bowl loss to Ole Miss on Thursday night.
Alabama looks as vulnerable as it has in a while -- can Auburn spring the upset at Jordan-Hare? Here are the picks for the full slate of SEC games.
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).
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.
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.