Blog – Pregame: No. 4 Mississippi State at No. 18 Ole Miss

Records: MSU (10-1, 6-1) OM (8-3, 4-3)

Kickoff: 2:30 p.m.

TV: CBS

Stadium: Vaught-Hemingway Stadium

QB matchup: MSU junior Dak Prescott (Completed 189-of-308 passes for 2,714 yards, 23 TDs, 10 INTs, rushed for 891 yards and 12 TDs) vs. OM senior Bo Wallace (Completed 206-of-328 passes for 2,789 yards, 22 TDs, 10 INTs, rushed for 216 yards and 4 TDs)

Officials: Referee – Tom Ritter, Umpire – Stan Weihe, Head Linesman – Johnny Crawford, Line Judge – Tim Beard, Field Judge – James Carter, Side Judge – Chuck Russ, Back Judge – Dax Hill, Alternate – Chris Conley, Observer – Wilbur Hackett, Jr., Replay Official – Steve Landis

One big thing to watch: MSU is looking to win five of the last six matchups in this rivalry. The Bulldogs are also looking for a Southeastern Conference Western Division title, but need to win and have Auburn beat Alabama in the Iron Bowl.

Pregame song(s):

The line “and you don’t go writing hot checks down in Mississippi,” is one of the best. Since this is the battle for Mississippi, I found it appropriate. It’s also a good song. I hope you enjoy.

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