Blog – Final: Mississippi State 21, Bowling Green 20, homecoming (with video)

Records: MSU (3-3), BG (5-2)

Attendance: 55,148

Game time: 3:10

Play of the game: Will Redmond broke up a Matt Johnson on a fourth down and the Bulldogs ran the clock down to win the game.

Big quarter: 1st: The Bulldogs scored twice, a 1-yard TD run by LaDarius Perkins and a 75-yard TD run by Dak Prescott.

Stat of the game: 0-2: Bowling Green’s stat on fourth downs.

Top Dawg: LaDarius Perkins – He rushed for 99 yards on 16 carries and one score. He caught a career-high four balls for 21 yards.

Stats: Boxscore

Notes: MSU

Quote of the game:

“That’s a good win for us. A win’s a win. We’ll take it. That’s a very good football team. We knew that coming in though.” – MSU head coach Dan Mullen

Song to describe game: Hold on Loosely by .38 Special – The Bulldogs held on loosely and barely walked out with a victory on homecoming.

Video:

Senior QB Tyler Russell

Junior DL P.J. Jones

What it means: The Bulldogs took one step closer to becoming bowl eligible. They need three more wins. The best shots are Kentucky at home, Arkansas in Little Rock and Ole Miss at home on Thanksgiving night.

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