While some colleges saw Nick Fitzgerald as just an athlete, Dan Mullen never wavered on letting the unheralded recruit play QB. Now he's a star.
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An Egg Bowl win over Ole Miss plus a top APR score might make Mississippi State the 12th SEC team to grab a bowl berth. We're putting the Bulldogs in.
Mississippi State and Ole Miss finished with disappointing 5-7 records, but with bowl games still a possibility, they are polar opposites emotionally.
It's the Tide and everyone else in the SEC. No one else has nine wins, whereas every other Power 5 conference has at least three teams with that many.
It was a down year overall for the SEC, but Alabama is the best in the league and the nation.
Derrius Guice and Nick Fitzgerald rushed their way into their schools' record books, and receiver ArDarius Stewart was the MVP of the Iron Bowl.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs took back the Golden Egg trophy after two straight years of losing to Ole Miss.
Greg Ostendorf ESPN Staff Writer
Taking back the Egg Bowl trophy? That's reason enough for Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen to break out the victory cigar before heading back to Starkville tonight.