Pick up a copy of Sunday's Dispatch and ready our centerpiece feature on what A&M's decision means for college football and the Southeastern Conference.
No. 20 Mississippi State 59, Memphis 14 - FINAL - Bulldogs start 2011 with blowout win.
Mississippi State officials announced less than two hours before kickoff five players have been suspended for the 2011 opener at Memphis.
That's right loyal readers - The Dispatch MSU Blog maeks its debut as No. 20 Mississippi State opens its 2011 campaign at Memphis Thursday night for a 7 p.m. kickoff on Fox Sports Net.
1. McQuary, Rooker lead MSU past Ole Miss COLLEGE SPORTS
2. Starkville High's Mattox receives Gatorade award HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
3. International flavor works for MSU men's tennis team COLLEGE SPORTS
4. Errors cost Heritage Academy in Game 1 of playoffs HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
5. MSU men's golf coach Homan announces retirement COLLEGE SPORTS