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Mitchell Honors Friend, But Focuses On Game

Charles Mitchell was going to make the suggestion anyway, about Mississippi State honoring the memory of Nick Bell by keeping his jersey number on the roster and in the game. "I wanted to do that, I was going to mention it to them," Mitchell said. "But it came up in one of our meetings and we just made the decision."

The meeting was of Mississippi State's team leadership committee, the Bulldog players selected to both settle internal questions and represent the entire squad to their coach. And their decision met with fast approval by Coach Dan Mullen, that in the remaining 2010 games some Dog gets to don #36 and wear it out on the field. Not surprisingly Mitchell, a member of that committee, gets first chance...

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