Records: MSU (4-0, 1-0) A&M (5-0, 2-0)
Kickoff: 11:01 a.m.
Stadium: Davis Wade Stadium
QB matchup: MSU junior Dak Prescott (Completed 58-of-96 passes for 964 yards, 11 TDs, 2 INTs, 378 rush yards, 3 TDs) vs. A&M sophomore Kenny Hill (Completed 118-of-180 passes for 1,745 yards, 17 TDs, 2 INTs, 136 rush yards)
Officials: Referee – Ken Williamson, Umpire – Russ Pulley, Head Linesman – Lane Thomas, Line Judge – Mickey Bryson, Field Judge – Grant Jackson, Side Judge – Rob Skelton, Back Judge – Grantis Bell, Alternate – Charles Lewis, Observer – George Ranager, Replay Official – Al Ford
One big thing to watch: MSU’s secondary against A&M pass offense: The Aggies lead the SEC with 401.2 passing yards per game. The Bulldogs give up a SEC high 319 yards per game through the air.
Gameday surprise: Sophomore Jamaal Clayborn isn’t starting at right guard, instead it’s sophomore Devin Desper. Clayborn was listed as the starter on the weekly depth chart.
Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett, who wrote this song, went to Texas A&M. It’s one of my favorite songs. I hope you enjoy.