Oxford, Miss. (AP) – Will Rogers passed for two touchdowns and Mississippi State blocked a potential two-point conversion with 1:25 remaining to preserve the Whites’ 24-22 win over No. 20 Mississippi Thursday night.
Mississippi State (8-4, 4-4 SEC), snapping a two-game losing streak in the series, rebounded from a 16-7 deficit in the second quarter with a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter. Massimo Biscardi hit the go-ahead 34-yard field goal before Rogers connected on a 22-yard touchdown pass to Rara Thomas to build a 24-16 lead with 7:58 remaining.