What You Need To Know
- Tickets for this game are still available through the 12th Man Foundation.
- Texas A&M is ranked 14th in the AP Poll and 15th in the Coaches Poll.
- Mississippi State is ranked 21st in the AP Poll and 22nd in the Coaches Poll.
- Texas A&M enters this game 4-0 (1-0 SEC), while MSU brings a 3-1 (1-1 SEC) record into College Station.
- The Mississippi State campus is located in Starkville, Mississippi.
- TEXAS A&M (unavailable at this time)
- MISSISSIPPI STATE
- The all-time series between MSU and A&M is tied 4-4.
- Mississippi State beat A&M last season 48-31 in Starkville.
- Mississippi State was founded in 1878 and currently has an enrollment of 20,161.
- Both A&M and Mississippi State were established as land-grant colleges after Congress passed the Morrill Act of 1862.
- Mississippi State was once known as Mississippi A&M. Mississippi State students were originally called Aggies, then Maroons, and finally officially became the Bulldogs in 1961.
- Former Aggie coaches in Starkville: Jackie Sherrill holds the record for most wins at MSU (75), and Emory Bellard is third on their list with 37.
- Jason Cook, Texas A&M Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs, graduated from Mississippi State.
Famous Mississippi State Students
- Buck Showalter
- Jonathan Papelbon
- Rafael Palmero
- Will Clark
- John Grisham
- Game time: 6:30 pm CT
- Channel: SEC Network
- Broadcast team: Brent Musburger, Jesse Palmer, and Maria Taylor
- Texas A&M Sports Network (Full list HERE)
- Texas A&M Spanish Network (Radio stations in San Antonio, Houston, El Paso and McAllen, Texas)
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