In Starkville, Mississippi on Saturday's in the fall nothing is more important than Mississippi State Bulldogs football. The MSU Bulldogs are a NCAA Division-I football program that competes in the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference. In Starkville football is almost as old as the town, the Bulldogs fielded their first team in 1895 and the Mississippi State home stadium, Davis Wade Stadium at Scott field is the second oldest NCAA FBS football stadium.
The Mississippi State Bulldogs aren't just an old team though, they are an old team with a history of success. Since their start in 1895, the Mississippi State Bulldogs roster has produced 38 All-Americans, 171 All-SEC players and 124 NFL draft picks. As a team they don't do too bad either, the MSU Bulldogs have a winning postseason record and can proudly claim an Southeastern Conference Title. The Bulldogs played in the 2007 Liberty Bowl beating the University of Central Florida 10-3, cementing their place in the SEC as a team to be watched.
The Mississippi Bulldogs have a long and heated rivalry with the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). The Mississippi State Bulldogs play the Ole Miss Rebels annually in "The Battle for the Golden Egg". Recently named the Egg Bowl, the game is not postseason and is not a part of the Bowl Series, but it might as well be for how excited both Bulldogs fans and Rebels supporters get. The two teams alternate home stadiums every other year, and the MSU Bulldogs always pack Davis Wade Stadium when Mississippi State is playing. The Egg Bowl is the 10th longest uninterrupted rivalry in NCAA history, with the two teams playing each other over 100 times. Bulldogs fans can always be counted to show up at the Egg Bowl with Maroon and White Mississippi State jerseys on at this high-energy match-up.
No matter what the game is: Egg Bowl, regular season play or postseason Bowl Series the Mississippi State Bulldogs are a great team to watch. Buy Mississippi State Bulldogs tickets today and watch the MSU Bulldogs put their opponents in the pound.