Even in what was a one-possession game for most of the night, fans in Davis Wade Stadium and those watching on TV would probably tell you they watched paint dry.
In comparison to last year, Saturday sure didn't feel like a game between two rivals who couldn't stand each other.
If Mike Leach ends up succeeding in Starkville, this game could be remembered as the turning point. Then again, the Egg Bowl is next week...
Though the Bulldogs snapped a four-game skid, a 24-17 win over Vanderbilt at Davis Wade Stadium left so much to be desired.
Mike Leach admitted after the Bulldogs' 28-14 defeat to Texas A&M on Saturday he's never seen one of his teams struggle this much offensively in a three-week period.
After one incredible upset victory that looks less and less impressive as LSU's defense continues to be exposed, Mike Leach's air raid has since devolved into a mess.
Only two weeks into his tenure at Mississippi State, Bulldog fans are quickly learning what most Texas Tech and Washington State fans have known for years: Mike Leach can giveth, and Mike Leach can taketh away.
After a 44-34 win over the defending national champion, it's clear these aren't your father's Bulldogs.
In the last two weeks, college football has returned to television screens on Saturdays.
There will be plenty of time for in-depth breakdowns later, but now, it's time for a lighthearted, probably totally inaccurate season prediction column!