The Mississippi State football team has one final regular-season game to go.
And it’s a big one.
The Bulldogs (7-4, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) face No. 9 Ole Miss (9-2, 5-2 SEC) in the Battle for the Golden Egg rivalry game Thursday night at Davis Wade Stadium.
The Dispatch will have live updates as Mississippi State plays in its most significant game of the season to date.
10:17 p.m. — Final: Ole Miss 31, Mississippi State 21.
9:57 p.m. — Touchdown, Mississippi State. Jo’quavious Marks runs for a 11-yard touchdown, and Will Rogers hits Makai Polk for a two-point conversion. Ole Miss 31, MSU 21, 2:27 left in the game.
9:43 p.m. — Touchdown, Ole Miss. Jerrion Ealy likely ices the game with a 15-yard touchdown catch. Ole Miss 31, MSU 13, 5:35 left in the game.
9:33 p.m. — Touchdown, Mississippi State. Will Rogers finds Jaden Walley for an 11-yard passing score. Ole Miss 24, MSU 13, 7:20 left in the game.
9:16 p.m. — Touchdown, Ole Miss. Quarterback Matt Corral hits a spin move and scores on a 5-yard touchdown run. Ole Miss 24, MSU 6, 11:17 left in the game.
9:06 p.m. — End of the third quarter: No. 9 Ole Miss 17, Mississippi State 6.
8:33 p.m. — Touchdown, Ole Miss. Snoop Conner with his second touchdown of the day. Ole Miss 17, MSU 6, 10:24 left in the third quarter.
8:04 p.m. — Halftime: No. 9 Ole Miss 10, Mississippi State 6. The Bulldogs dropped three touchdown passes before Nolan McCord missed a 33-yard field goal, and they trail 10-6 at the break.
7:45 p.m. — Touchdown, Ole Miss. Snoop Conner with a 1-yard touchdown on third-and-goal to put the Rebels ahead. Ole Miss 10, MSU 6, 2:21 left in the second quarter.
7:12 p.m. — End of the first quarter: Mississippi State 6, No. 9 Ole Miss 3.
7:06 p.m. — Field goal, Mississippi State. Nolan McCord makes a 29-yard kick. MSU 6, Ole Miss 3, 55 seconds left in the first quarter.
6:54 p.m. — Field goal, Ole Miss. Cale Nation makes a 25-yard kick. MSU 3, Ole Miss 3, 7:07 left in the first quarter.
6:43 p.m. — Field goal, Mississippi State. After an Ole Miss turnover on downs, Nolan McCord makes a 34-yard kick. MSU 3, Ole Miss 0, 11:46 left in the first quarter.
6:37 p.m. — Mississippi State’s opening kickoff results in a touchback. The 2021 Egg Bowl is underway.
6:35 p.m. — Ole Miss wins the toss and will receive.
6:32 p.m. — Mississippi State takes the field. Columbus native LaQuinston Sharp holds the Mississippi flag; Will Rogers has the U.S. banner.
6:26 p.m. — The players being honored for senior night: WR Carson Banks, P Tucker Day, K Scott Goodman, WR Malik Heath, WR Brodie King, OL Scott Lashley, S C.J. Morgan, S Fred Peters, K Brandon Ruiz (not dressed to play), OL LaQuinston Sharp, RB Omni Wells
6:02 p.m. — Safety Fred Peters and defensive tackle Cameron Young are both in the starting lineup. Neither played Saturday against Tennessee State.
5:59 p.m. — Nolan McCord starts at kicker for Mississippi State.
Theo DeRosa reports on Mississippi State sports for The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @Theo_DeRosa.