The Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-7) visit the Mississippi State Bulldogs (4-6) at Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday, November 18, 2023.
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When is Mississippi State vs. Southern Miss and when does it start?
This contest between the Bulldogs and Golden Eagles is scheduled on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Be ready to see the kickoff at 12:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Mississippi State vs. Southern Miss
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Mississippi State vs. Southern Miss Game Preview
Mississippi State Stats & Insights
- In their last game, the Bulldogs were beaten by the Texas A&M Aggies 51-10.
- Mississippi State is totaling 325.9 yards per game on offense, which ranks 106th in the FBS. On the other side of the ball, the Bulldogs rank 54th, surrendering 366.7 yards per contest.
- While the Bulldogs’ pass defense ranks 58th with 221.9 passing yards allowed per game, they’ve been worse on offense, ranking 25th-worst (183.1 passing yards per game).
- On offense, Mississippi State ranks 86th in the FBS with 142.8 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 57th in rushing yards allowed per contest (144.8).
- The Bulldogs are averaging 21.4 points per game on offense (108th in the FBS), and they rank 88th on defense with 28.2 points allowed per game.
Southern Miss Stats & Insights
- The Bulldogs enter the matchup after losing 51-10 to the Texas A&M Aggies in their last game on November 11.
- Southern Miss ranks 79th in total yards per game (372.3), but it has been less effective on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 19th-worst in the FBS with 425.5 total yards surrendered per contest.
- From an offensive angle, the Golden Eagles are compiling 201.5 passing yards per contest (95th-ranked). They rank 103rd in the FBS on the other side of the ball (244.1 passing yards given up per game).
- Southern Miss’ defense has been bottom-25 in run defense this season, allowing 181.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks 18th-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 53rd with 170.8 rushing yards per contest.
- The Golden Eagles’ defense has been bottom-25 in scoring defense this season, surrendering 35.3 points per game, which ranks ninth-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, they rank 87th with 24.1 points per contest.
Mississippi State Key Players to Watch
- Will Rogers has 1,275 passing yards (212.5 ypg) to lead Mississippi State, completing 61.4% of his passes and tossing 10 touchdown passes and four interceptions this season.
- Jo’quavious Marks has carried the ball 97 times for a team-high 500 yards (71.4 per game), with four touchdowns this year. He’s also tacked on 18 catches for 138 yards (19.7 per game) and one touchdown.
- This season Seth Davis has rushed for 307 yards (34.1 per game) on 48 carries with one touchdown.
- Lideatrick Griffin’s 588 receiving yards (58.8 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s collected 41 receptions and three touchdowns.
- Zavion Thomas has put up a 349-yard season so far (38.8 receiving yards per game) with one touchdown, reeling in 31 passes.
- Justin Robinson’s 18 catches have netted him 221 yards (31.6 ypg).
Southern Miss Key Players to Watch
- Billy Wiles leads Southern Miss with 1,845 passing yards (184.5 ypg) on 151-of-284 passing with 10 touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season.
- Frank Gore Jr. has carried the ball 196 times for a team-high 970 yards (97.0 per game), with nine touchdowns this year.
- This season Rodrigues Clark has piled up 61 carries for 388 yards (48.5 per game) and two touchdowns.
- Jakarius Caston’s 518 receiving yards (57.6 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s totaled 30 receptions and five touchdowns.
- Latreal Jones has reeled in 34 passes for 480 yards (53.3 yards per game) and three touchdowns this year.
- Tiaquelin Mims’ 34 receptions have yielded 395 yards (39.5 ypg) and one touchdown.