Will Rogers passed for two touchdowns and Mississippi State stopped a potential game-tying 2-point conversion with 1:25 remaining to preserve a 24-22 Egg Bowl win over No. 20 Mississippi on Thursday night.
After accepting an invite to the Reese’s Senior Bowl just over a week ago, Aubrey Miller Jr. was named a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award Tuesday, an award given to the top defensive player in FCS football.
After starting off the season suffering tough defeats against the University of North Carolina and the University of Colorado, the Lady Tigers showed fight and responded against the Lady Rangers to secure their first win of the season on the hardwood in Lubbock, Texas.
The Reese’s Senior Bowl is the nation’s most prestigious event for graduating seniors to display their talent in organized practices and a game in front of NFL scouts upon graduation and completion of college football season.
Glendon McDaniel completed 11 of 16 passes for 113 yards and two touchdowns and 60 yards rushing — including a 10-yard touchdown — on 11 carries to help Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 27-7 Saturday night.
Shedeur Sanders had four touchdown passes and undefeated Jackson State beat Alabama A&M 27-13 on Saturday at the Gulf Coast Challenge to earn the Southwestern Athletic Conference Eastern Division berth to the league championship game for the second straight season.
A pair of rematches await in the MAIS 6A playoff bracket as the Jackson Prep Patriots (10-1) host the Hartfield Hawks (9-2) and the Jackson Academy Raiders (9-3) travel to Madison and look to send the defending MAIS 6A champs, MRA (9-3), packing early in crucial semifinal matchups.
By Garrett Busby, Quentin Smith, Holly Emery, Joseph Doehring and Kasie Thomas
Déjà Vu made an appearance Friday night between the two squads. Just like last Friday, the Raiders began the game with the first score with a short-ranged field goal splitting the uprights midway through the first quarter.