Vanderbilt First Look: Mississippi State

Vanderbilt First-look Mississippi State

Vanderbilt football hosts Mississippi State on Saturday in Nashville. Here is your first look at the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Mississippi State Season So Far

Date Opp. Time/Result Location
09/04 LA Tech W 35-34 Home
09/11 NC State W 24-10 Home
09/18 Memphis L 29-31 Away
09/25 LSU L 25-28 Home
10/02 Texas A&M W 26-22 Away
10/16 Alabama L 9-49 Home
10/23 Vanderbilt 4:00 pm Away
10/30 Kentucky 1:00 pm Home
11/06 Arkansas 1:00 pm Away
11/13 Auburn 12:00 pm Away
11/20 TN State 12:00 pm Home
11/25 Mississippi 7:30 pm Home

Key Stats

Stat (per game) Mississippi State Vanderbilt
Points 24.7 14.3
Points Allowed 29.0 34.0
Total YDS 407.0 310.9
Pass YDS 360.3 198.1
Rush YDS 46.7 112.7
Total YDS Allowed 355.7 449.0
Pass YDS Allowed 248.8 261.1

Mississippi State Injuries and Suspensions

 
[WR] 10/12/2021 – Trip Wilson is “?” Saturday vs Alabama (Legal problems)

Source: statfox.com

Challenges for Vanderbilt

This Vandy team seems to be improving. In Mississippi State, the Commodores have the challenge of stopping the most prolific passing attack in the SEC and fourth-best nationally, yardage wise. The Bulldogs are racking up 360 yards passing a game. Quarterback Will Rogers runs the State offense. So far this season he has completed 250 of 339 passes for 2,162 yards, 14 touchdowns and five interceptions. The Bulldogs will hit you with several short passes and then launch a deep bomb. Last season against the Commodores Rogers completed 35 of 46 for 226 yards, a touchdown, and no interceptions. The Commodore defense has to put some pressure on Rogers or it will be a long day.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at 3:00 PM CT (4:00 PM ET). You can watch this SEC football game on the SEC Network.

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