Mississippi State at South Alabama


In week 3 the Mississippi State Bulldogs (2-0 overall) travel to Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama to face the South Alabama Jaguars (1-0 overall) Saturday.

Mississippi State beat UAB last week 47-34. The Bulldogs were led by quarterback Dak Prescott with 211 passing yards and 4 TDs, he also threw 1 interception. Josh Robinson led the rushing games with 124 yards and 1 TD on 20 carries. In addition, Robert Johnson led the receiving game with 75 yards and 1 TD on 2 receptions.

The Bulldogs defense allowed 540 yards and 34 points last week. In addition, they had one interception.

South Alabama beat Kent State last week 23-13. Quarterback Brandon Bridge led the Jaguars was 161 passing yards and 1 TD. Jay Jones led the rushing game was 102 yards and 2 TDs on 21 carries.

The South Alabama Jaguars allowed 277 yards and 13 points last week. In addition, they had 1 interception.

Keys to Mississippi State win

Mississippi State is going to need quarterback Dak Prescott to play a good game and not turn the ball over. In addition, Josh Robinson will need to have another good game as well.

Keys to South Alabama win

South Alabama is going to need quarterback Brandon Bridge to play a great game and not turn the ball over, and with Mississippi State’s weak defense South Alabama should be able to move the ball.

Key Injuries

Mississippi State

Jamaal Claybron, Shelby Christy, Damien Robinson, Cedric Jiles

South Alabama

Chris May, Corliss Waitman, Ucambre Williams


Mississippi State -14.5


Mississippi State should win Saturday. The Bulldogs offense will take advantage of a weaker South Alabama team to be 3-0 before a very tough schedule the next three weeks against 3 top 10 SEC teams.

About David Campbell

David makes his home in Guatemala and follows the worlds greatest games from there. David contributes on all leagues across the world and had over 25 years experience. He has covered 10 World Cups and will do so again this year in Brazil.

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