For Mississippi State head coach Rick Stansbury and Auburn head coach Jeff Lebo, who wins have been hard to come by as of late, tonight's contest takes on great importance.
Similarities abound in MSU, Auburn tilt
The Starkville Daily News
STARKVILLE - Ask anyone involved in tonight's game to compare Mississippi State and Auburn, and the first words uttered will likely be something like this:
Tigers, Dogs meet in game of weak
STARKVILLE - If progress reports were issued at the mid-season point, Mississippi State likely wouldn't receive a passing grade.
Bulldogs would like better second half
The Daily Journal
STARKVILLE - Mississippi State fans will get an earlier than expected look at their football team this fall.
Dogs to launch season with Thursday game on ESPN
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