Mississippi State dressed 84 players for the non-conference home game. Of these, 59 saw action against Georgia Tech. The season-high is 73 against Jackson State, and the low is 55 last week against LSU. Participants are as follows (*--starter; GP-GS in 2009):
*WR Chad Bumphis
5-2, RB/ST Robert Elliot 5-0, WR Brandon Heavens 5-1, *S Charles Mitchell 5-5, *WR Brandon McRae 5-4, WR/KR Leon Berry 5-2, ST Cameron Lawrence 5-0, ST Jonathan Banks 5-0, QB Chris Relf 5-0, *QB Tyson Lee 5-5, *CB Marcus Washington 5-5, ST Maurice Langston 2-0, *ST Louis Watson
5-1, *LB Jamar Chaney 5-5, ST Sylvester Hemphill 5-1, *RB Anthony Dixon 4-4, CB/ST Corey Broomfield 5-0, CB/ST Damein Anderson 5-4, ST Tay Bowser 5-0, *RB Christian Ducre 5-3, RB Arnil Stallworth 5-0, TE Marcus Green 5-2, LB Jamie Jones 5-0, *LB K.J. Wright 5-5, RB Patrick Hanrahan 5-0, *DE Nick Bell 5-2, K Sean Brauchle 5-5, PK Derek DePasquale 2-0,*S Zach Smith 5-5, LB Mike Hunt 2-0, DS Aaron Feld 5-5, ST Chris Cameron 5-0, ST Emmanuel Gatling 5-0, LB Terrell Johnson 3-0, *LB Chris White 5-5, LB Karlin Brown 3-0, *OG Quentin Saulsberry 5-5, DE Devin Jones, 5-0, *OT Addison Lawrence 5-5, ST Reggie Odom 5-0, *OC J. C. Brignone 5-5, ST John McMillan 5-0, ST Mark Melichar 5-0, *OG Craig Jenkins 5-5, ST Phillip Freeman 5-0, *OT Derek Sherrod 5-5, ST Andrew Ellard 3-0, *WR O'Neal Wilder 5-4, ST Thomas Webb 4-0, WR Chris Smith 4-0, TE Kendrick Cook 5-1, *DE Pernell McPhee 5-5, *DT Charles Burns 5-4, Brandon Cooper 4-3, DT Fletcher Cox 5-0, *DT Kyle Love 5-5, ST/DE Shane McCardell 5-0, DT Josh Boyd 5-0, DE Sean Ferguson 5-0
*Players dressed who did not participate were: S Wade Bonner 4-1, WR Ricco Sanders 0-0, QB Riley Saunders 1-0, QB Tyler Russell 0-0, QB Daniel Stegall 0-0, WR Taylor Reed 3-0, P Heath Hutchins 5-5, ST Marvin Bure 1-0, LB Bo Walters 2-0, DE Trevor Stigers 3-0, LB Brandon Wilson 2-0, OT Chris Spencer 1-0, LB Mark Lynn 0-0, DT Joshua Jackson 0-0, ST D.J. Looney 1-0, OG Templeton Hardy 1-0, OL Sam Latham 0-0, OL Michael Bufkin 0-0, WR Charles Bailey 1-0, TE Austin Wilbanks 1-0, TE Brandon Henderson 1-0, RB Allen Tolbert 0-0, DT Rodney Prince 1-0, DT LaMarcus Williams 1-0.
*New starters for week-five were: WR Chad Bumphis, CB Louis Watson, DE Nick Bell. It was Watson's first career start.
*Starters in game-three that did not start this week were: WR Leon Berry, CB Damein Anderson, DE Brandon Cooper.
*New players from last week were: PK Derek DePasquale, LB Mike Hunt, LB Karlin Brown, OG Tobias Smith. WR Chris Smith. It was Smith's first college action.
*Players last week who did not play against Tech were: S Wade Bonner, P Heath Hutchins.
*Bulldog game captains were: QB Tyson Lee, LB Jamar Chaney, OT Derek Sherrod, DE Pernell McPhee.