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Offense Exercising All Its Options

Offense Exercising All Its Options

They're no threat to the great wishbone teams of the past. But these Bulldogs are showing a bit of a knack for some timely option football.

In that decisive fourth-quarter drive to turn a three-point lead into a 10-point victory, Mississippi State pulled out the run-option with Tyler Russell. Most notably, a third-down conversion early in the series when LaDarius Perkins got the pitch, shed a tackle and got to the marker. A couple of other examples weren't as dramatic, such as Russell keeping it himself and just falling forward when...

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