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Sunday Bulldog Notebook

No Call, No Play, No Harm?… The new season could not even get through an opening half without a controversial officiating call. And this was a doozy, on a play that sent MSU's fragile first-game emotions soaring and then crashing.

With 1:45 left in the second quarter Tulane had 3rd-and-11 at the MSU 35-yard line. Wave quarterback Lester Ricard was hit from opposite sides by linebacker Clarence McDougal and end Michael Heard and the ball shot into the ground. Linebacker Rico Bennett scooped up the ball on a run and dashed about 65 yards into the end zone for what most on the sidelines and all in the grandstands believed was... Recommended Stories

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