Mississippi State dressed 80 players for the 2005 Egg Bowl. Of these, 60 got on the field for the 35-14 victory over Ole Miss. The participation list was (*--indicates starting offense, defense, and specialists; the numbers are 2005 games started-games played.):
S Keith Fitzhugh 1-11, *LB Quinton Culberson 11-11, CB Derek Pegues 0-11, *CB Kevin Dockery 11-11, *LB Gabe O'Neal 5-11, *S Demario Bobo 9-10, *QB Mike Henig 3-8, ST Jonathan Lowe 0-7, WR Will Prosser 8-11, *HB Jerious Norwood 11-11, ST Jamaal Johnson 0-11, *WR Omar Conner 9-11, ST Marcus Evans 0-11, ST Brett Morgan 0-11, WR Tee Milons 3-10, *LB Jamar Chaney 2-10, *CB David Heard 11-11, ST Leron Yarbrough 0-11, RB/KR Brandon Thornton 0-11, ST Aubrey Bell 1-11, LB Clarence McDougal 5-11, ST Casey Rogers 0-11, ST Carlton Rice 0-11, S Jeramie Johnson 10-11, *DE Willie Evans 10-11, PK Adam Carlson 2-4, ST Adrian Griffin 0-7, *FB Bryson Davis 9-11, ST Jonathan Hill 0-9, P Blake McAdams 11-11, ST Brad Horton 0-11, *S De'Mon Glanton 3-11, KO Andrew Gambrell 0-3, TE Dezmond Sherrod 2-11, ST Terrence Beaman 0-11, *C Chris McNeil 11-11, DT Avery Hannibal 0-11, ST Jimmy Miller 0-8, *G Anthony Strauder 11-11, *T Brian Anderson 11-11, LB Anthony Littlejohn 8-11, DE Michael Heard 9-10, SN Russell Cook 11-11, *T Avery House 10-11, G James Redmond 0-3, G Anthony Dunning 1-7, C Dio Herrera 0-5, *G Royce Blackledge 6-9, T Michael Gates 0-6, T Calvin Wilson 1-8, *WR Jason Husband 2-9, WR Joey Sanders 4-10, WR Lance Long 1-11, *TE Eric Butler 9-11, ST Britt Cross 0-2, DT Antonio Johnson 0-11, *DT Charles Burns 1-11, *NG Andrew Powell 11-11, DT Corey Clark 0-9, *DT Deljuan Robinson 11-11.
*Dressed players who did not participate were: S Adron Chambers, WR Keon Humphries, QB Ty Evans, QB Tray Rutland, S Jarvis Kyles, ST Justin Williams, ST Grailen Johnson, ST Taurus Young, P Brooks Crabtree, PK Keith Andrews, OL Johnny Carpenter, OL Chris Spencer, OL Roland Terry, OL Mike Evans, OL Daniel Kennedy, WR Tyler Threadgill, DL Jeremy Jack, DL Stephen Arant, DT Marckell McKinley, DE Quinton Wesley.
*The starting lineup changes for game-eleven were: WR Omarr Conner for Will Prosser; DE Charles Burns for Titus Brown; and S De'Mon Glanton for Jeramie Johnson.
*Players in the Egg Bowl who did not play at Arkansas were: ST Jonathan Lowe, WR Tee Milons, ST Adrian Griffin, ST Jonathan Hill, DE Michael Heard.
*Participants last week who did not play in the Egg Bowl were: DE Titus Brown, RB Brandon Hart, both out with injuries.
*Players on the Arkansas trip who did not dress out this week were: RB Demarcus Johnson, WR Tay Bowser, Hart, Brown.
*16 Bulldog seniors served as game captains for the season-finale, with newly-elected permanent team captains CB Kevin Dockery, RB Jerious Norwood, and ST Brett Morgan representing the class for the coin toss.