Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen said senior wide receiver Jameon Lewis should be 100 percent for this weekend’s game, but they don’t want to rush things.
“We’ll probably ease him back in (Monday), building (Tuesday), more Wednesday, more Thursday” Mullen said at his Monday press conference.
Lewis has missed the last two games due to a right leg injury, but he has rested the last month.
The MSU offense has rolled on without him with redshirt freshman and former Starkville High School standout Gabe Myles filling in. Myles has yet to score, but has done enough for the Bulldogs.
“It just shows everybody within the program that you have to be ready when your number’s called,” Mullen said. “With how those guys have played, I’ve been really pleased. I don’t know if we’ve really skipped a beat.”
Myles has caught 13 passes for 93 yards in his first season of action. True freshman Jamoral Graham has also played some slot receiver and has just three catches for 25 yards.
Mullen also said redshirt freshman Dez Harris had successful ACL surgery this past week.