Mississippi State’s 2015 opening game at Southern Mississippi will be a late one.
It was announced that the Sept. 5 contest between the in-state foes will kick at 9 p.m. on Fox Sports 1.
It is the Bulldogs first appearance at M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg since a 26-23 victory over the Golden Eagles in 1989. MSU and USM met last year in Starkville with the Bulldogs winning 49-0.
It will be MsU’s first appearance on FS1 since the network officially launched in August 2013.