All eyes are on the Egg Bowl rivalry game between Mississippi State and Ole Miss at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
But first, the Bulldogs have one final tuneup.
No. 25 MSU (6-4, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) plays host to FCS Tennessee State (5-5, 3-3 Ohio Valley Conference) at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The Dispatch will have live updates from Saturday’s game at Davis Wade Stadium.
2:25 p.m. — Final: No. 25 Mississippi State 55, Tennessee State 10.
2:12 p.m. — Field goal, Mississippi State. Nolan McCord makes a 43-yarder inside the final minute. MSU 55, Tennessee State 10, 27 seconds left in the game.
2 p.m. — Touchdown, Tennessee State. Micheal Mitchell with a 5-yard touchdown for the Tigers. MSU 52, Tennessee State 10, 3:03 left in the game.
1:50 p.m. — Field goal, Mississippi State. Nolan McCord connects from 33 yards out. MSU 52, Tennessee State 3, 7:09 left in the game.
1:41 p.m. — Field goal, Tennessee State. James Lowery makes a 43-yard kick to put the Tigers on the board. MSU 49, Tennessee State 3, 11:19 left in the game.
1:24 p.m. — End of the third quarter: Mississippi State leads Tennessee State 49-0.
1:19 p.m. — Touchdown, Mississippi State. Dillon Johnson rushes for a 32-yard touchdown. MSU 49, TSU 0, 2:04 left in the third quarter.
12:58 p.m. — Touchdown, Mississippi State. Makai Polk with a 50-yard touchdown catch from Will Rogers. MSU 42, TSU 0, 9:10 left in the third quarter.
12:27 p.m. — Halftime: Mississippi State 35, Tennessee State 0.
12:21 p.m. — Touchdown, Mississippi State. Austin Williams has his third touchdown of the day, a 30-yard score. MSU 35, TSU 0, 1:21 left in the second quarter.
12:02 p.m. — Touchdown, Mississippi State. Malik Heath with a 56-yard catch-and-run score from Will Rogers. MSU 28, TSU 0, 7:52 left in the second quarter.
11:39 a.m. — End of the first quarter: Mississippi State 21, Tennessee State 0.
11:34 a.m. — Touchdown, Mississippi State. Will Rogers connects with Austin Williams for a 5-yard touchdown. MSU 21, TSU 0, 1:49 left in the first quarter.
11:24 a.m. — Touchdown, Mississippi State. Jo’quavious Marks with a 7-yard scoring run. MSU 14, TSU 0, 6:54 left in the first quarter.
11:10 a.m. — Touchdown, Mississippi State. Will Rogers hits Austin Williams for a 21-yard score. MSU 7, TSU 0, 11:28 left in the first quarter.
11:02 a.m. — Tucker Day’s kickoff goes out of bounds to get Saturday’s game underway.
11 a.m. — Mississippi State wins the toss and elects to defer.
10:58 a.m. — Mississippi State takes the field.
10:28 a.m. — Shawn Preston Jr. starts over Jalen Green at safety.
10:27 a.m. — Nathan Pickering is starting on the defensive line with Jaden Crumedy and Randy Charlton, meaning Cameron Young is not among the Bulldogs’ starters.
10:27 a.m. — Nolan McCord is announced as Mississippi State’s starting kicker once again.
Theo DeRosa reports on Mississippi State sports for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @Theo_DeRosa.