Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State score, live updates: Rebels upset MSU in 90th Egg Bowl
Published 5:48 pm Thursday, November 23, 2017
Final: Ole Miss 31, MSU 28.
Mississippi State runs it in for a 1-yard touchdown. Kick is good. Ole Miss 31, MSU 28. 1:04 4Q.
Kylin Hill scores from 30-yards out, Bulldogs covert for two. Ole Miss 31, MSU21 4:58 left.
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Jordan Wilkins runs for a 46-yard touchdown to answer the Bulldogs’ score. Ole Miss 31, MSU 13, 6:44 4Q
Ta’amu is intercepted by Mark McLaurin, and Mississippi State cuts into Ole Miss’ lead on Thompson’s 15-yard touchdown pass to Deddrick Thomas. The Bulldogs covered 44 yards in eight plays on that drive. Ole Miss 24, MSU 13, 9:16 4Q.
END OF THIRD QUARTER: Ole Miss 24, Mississippi State 6
Ole Miss adds to its lead on a 63-yard touchdown pass from Ta’amu to DK Metcalf, his first catch of the night. Ole Miss 24, MSU 6, 2:15 3Q.
Ole Miss extends its lead on a 77-yard catch-and-run score by Brown, who snagged the deep ball with his fingertips at the end. Ole Miss 17, MSU 6, 7:13 3Q
Mississippi State gets to Ole Miss’ 20 before Thompson fumbles again. It’s recovered by Ole Miss safety A.J. Moore to end the threat.
Mississippi State punts to back Ole Miss up at its own 1. The Rebels go nowhere and punt it back, giving the Bulldogs good field position at Ole Miss’ 40.
HALFTIME: Ole Miss 10, Mississippi State 6
Thompson completes a middle screen to Aeris Williams for a 20-yard gain on fourth-and-5 with 15 seconds left, setting up Christmann’s 37-yard field goal to end the half.
Ole Miss goes backward on its drive before Ta’amu fumbles while being sacked on third down. MSU recovers at Ole Miss’ 45.
Thompson fumbles, and Ole Miss recovers at MSU’s 42 with 1:22 left in the first half.
Mississippi State drives to Ole Miss’ 20 in six plays — five of those runs — before Benito Jones blows up back-to-back plays in the backfield to force a field goal. Jace Christmann’s 44-yarder is good. Ole Miss 10, MSU 3, 6:23 2Q
A third-down pass to Dawson Knox is short of the sticks. Gary Wunderlich comes on to increase Ole Miss’ lead with a 33-yard field goal. Ole Miss 10, MSU 0, 10:40 2Q
Ole Miss gets it right back with C.J. Moore’s interception of Thompson. Ole Miss takes over at the Bulldogs’ 28 after a late hit out of bounds on Moore.
Ole Miss lines up to go for it on fourth-and-1 before the Rebels’ fourth false-start forces them to punt. Will Gleeson’s punt is blocked and MSU takes over at Ole Miss’ 42-yard line.
END OF FIRST QUARTER: Ole Miss 7, Mississippi State 0
MSU quarterback Nick Fitzgerald is down after taking a hit low on the Bulldogs’ second possession. He’s taken off the field on a cart with a cast on his right leg. Keytaon Thompson is coming on as the Bulldogs’ backup.
Ole Miss gets the ball first and reaches the end zone in three plays. Jordan Ta’amu’s 58-yard catch-and-run completion to A.J. Brown is followed by Jordan Wilkins’ 22-yard touchdown run. Ole Miss 7, MSU 0, 14:21 1Q
STARKVILLE — Ole Miss and Mississippi State renew their Egg Bowl rivalry tonight at Davis Wade Stadium.
The 16th-ranked Bulldogs, led by quarterback Nick Fitzgerald, are looking to keep the Golden Egg for the second straight season. Mississippi State (8-3, 4-3 SEC ), winners of five of its last six games, is a 14-point favorite, per Vegas Insider.
Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. Check back here for live updates throughout.