Mississippi State football

Mississippi State head coach Mike Leach hugs safety Marcus Murphy (7).

Running into the South end zone, MSU players celebrated the program’s 20th win in Death Valley and their first since Dak Prescott led the Bulldogs to a 34-29 win in 2014. Wearing the same shining maroon helmets, they had done the unthinkable, coming into Baton Rouge and defeating the defending national champions.

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