- Mississippi State and South Carolina have a limited history of matchups, with the Bulldogs holding the upper hand
- Key players to watch include Mississippi State's quarterback Will Rogers and running back Jo'Quavious Marks
- A victory for Mississippi State would continue their trend of strong starts to the season
Mississippi State Bulldogs are gearing up for a road game against the South Carolina Gamecocks. This will be the 17th meeting between the two teams, with the Bulldogs having shut out the Gamecocks in nearly 20% of their previous matchups. In their last face-off in 2016, Mississippi State emerged victorious with a 27-14 score. The Gamecocks’ head coach, Shane Beamer, has a strong tie to Mississippi State, having served as an assistant coach for three years. Bulldog running back Jo’Quavious Marks leads the SEC in rushing yards and lines up as a key player to watch. The Bulldogs’ defense has been impressive, recording takeaways in 32 of their last 40 games. Quarterback Will Rogers is climbing up the career passing yardage and touchdown records in the SEC. A victory in this game would make Mississippi State 3-1 for the season, a common occurrence for the program in recent years.
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