Bulldogs rush back into the game

AUBURN, Ala. -- Mississippi State used its running game to make this a one-possession game.

The Bulldogs used nine straight rushing plays for 67 yards to get within seven points of Auburn. The Tigers lead 41-34 with just under five minutes remaining.

Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard decided to show up to the game, carrying the ball the last four plays of the drive for 41 yards, including a 3-yard touchdown run.