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Dogs Muscle Michigan Around In Gator Bowl Win

He'd already rewritten touchdown records in the regular season. So why not add to his tally in the postseason? Which Vick Ballard did, reaching the end zone three times in Mississippi State's 52-14 Gator Bowl victory over Michigan.

"I just saw the goal line," said Ballard after the three-TD day. "When you're on the goal line you can't be denied, that's what Coach Mullen tells us all the time. I saw the goal line and had to go get it." The junior tailback definitely did that, thrice. He scored Mississippi State's go-ahead touchdown in the second quarter on a two-yard dive through the middle; added another on a half-yard...

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