2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
5th in SEC - West
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Fitzgerald makes Davey O'Brien Award watch list

Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald has been named to the 2017 Davey O'Brien Award watch list. This year's list was selected based on player performance during the previous year and expectations heading into the 2017 college football season. In 2016, Fitzgerald threw for 2,423 yards and 21 touchdowns.

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MSU's Fitzgerald carrying torch in post-Dak era (0:53)
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Funniest moments from SEC Media Days (3:24)
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Best of Media Days: SEC players (2:17)
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Best of Media Days: SEC coaches (2:27)
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Who is the best QB in the SEC? (2:04)
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Mullen describes 'honor' of coaching Bulldogs (3:47)
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Best of Tuesday: SEC Media Days (0:58)
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Mullen: 'There's a lot more ahead of us' (2:47)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Dan Mullen, promoting kids playing multiple sports, says he was in ballet and tap danced growing up.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Dan Mullen, who is entering his ninth season as head coach at Mississippi State, says, "It's sometimes easier to build than maintain." The Bulldogs have gone to seven straight bowl games and have a QB in a Nick Fitzgerald who led the SEC in total offense and rushing touchdowns.

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Watch: Day 2 of SEC media days

Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen and several of his players are set to take the podium at 1 p.m ET on Tuesday. Watch live on SECN/WatchESPN.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

SEC head of officiating Steve Shaw kicks off Day 2 of media days in Hoover, Alabama, says there are new expectations for time of review and missed stops. Georgia, Vanderbilt, Mississippi State and Florida will follow Shaw today.

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Oft maligned, SEC QBs poised for renaissance

From the returning Jalen Hurts to the big-time transfers at Auburn and Florida, the SEC has a bevy of QB stars who belie its reputation under center.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Bret Bielema gave Misssissippi State coach Dan Mullen a shout out, saying he's "proven what he can do at the quarterback position and development." Mullen has coached two good ones in Tim Tebow and Dak Prescott.

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The SEC is delivering elite quarterbacks (2:20)
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Bulldogs' Green, Lewis embracing leadership roles (2:40)