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Dogs Make Right Calls To Top Kats 31-14

Dogs Make Right Calls To Top Kats 31-14

Mississippi State made plenty of correct calls during the game. However, the most decisive might well have come on the opening coin-toss, which allowed the Bulldogs take first turn with the football…and to take charge of their afternoon at Commonwealth Stadium. "I thought we had to set the tempo of the game with our offense," Coach Sylvester Croom said.

Good call. The Bulldogs took that opening possession 80 yards for an opening touchdown, then did it all over again their next turn to take a lead never lost in a 31-14 victory over #14-ranked Kentucky. The win lets Mississippi State go into an open date 5-4 overall, 2-3 SEC, and one success shy of bowl eligibility. It was also State's first road win over a ranked opponent since 1997 at Auburn...

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