Mississippi State dressed 102 players for the non-conference game and home-opener, and 68 were able to get on the field at some point. Those who saw action against Memphis were: (* starters this game; GS-GP for season)
WR/KR Chad Bumphis 0-1, *RB Robert Elliott 1-1, *WR Brandon Heavens 1-1, *S Charles Mitchell 1-1, *S Nickoe Whitley 1-1, ST/S Wade Bonner 0-1, *WR/KR Leon Berry 1-1, LB Cameron Lawrence 0-1, *WR Ricco Sanders, S Dennis Thames 0-1, *CB Johnathan Banks 1-1, *QB Chris Relf 1-1, CB Maurice Langston 0-1, QB Tyler Russell 0-1, WR Arceto Clark 0-1, CB Louis Watson 0-1, FB Sylvester Hemphill 0-1, *CB Corey Broomfield 1-1, CB Damein Anderson 0-1, RB LaDarius Perkins 0-1, RB Vick Ballard 0-1, WR Sam Williams 0-1, *TE Marcus Green 1-1, LB Jamie Jones 0-1, *LB K.J. Wright 1-1, FB Patrick Hanrahan 0-1, DE Nick Bell 0-1, PK Sean Brauchle 1-1, P Heath Hutchins 1-1, K Derek DePasquale 1-1, ST Marvin Bure 0-1, ST Zach Smith 0-1, RB Adrian Marcus 0-1, SN Aaron Feld 1-1, HO Chris Cameron 1-1, *LB Emmanuel Gatling 1-1, LB Chris Hughes 0-1, *LB Chris White 1-1, LB Deonte Skinner 0-1, LB Ferlando Bohanna 0-1, DE Trevor Stigers 0-1, OL Archie Muniz 0-1,*OG Quentin Saulsberry 1-1, *DE Johnathan McKenzie 1-1, LB Brandon Wilson 0-1, DT Devin Jones 0-1, *OG Gabe Jackson 1-1, *OT Addison Lawrence 1-1, OG Tobias Smith 0-1, OL Templeton Hardy 0-1, ST Reggie Odom 0-1, *OC J.C. Brignone 1-1, OC Sam Watts 0-1, ST/OL John McMillan 0-1, OG Mark Melichar 0-1, OL Blaine Clausell 0-1, ST Phillip Freeman 0-1, *OT Derek Sherrod 1-1, WR Charles Bailey 0-1, TE Brandon Henderson 0-1, WR Michael Carr, TE Kendrick Cook 0-1, *DE Pernell McPhee 1-1, DT Jeff Howie 0-1, *DT Fletcher Cox 1-1, DT James Carmon 0-1, *DT Josh Boyd 1-1, DE Sean Ferguson 0-1.
*Players dressed-out who did not get into the game were: QB Dylan Favre, QB Brantley Adams, WR Jameon Lewis, TE Brandon Hill, DB Matthew Wells, DB Jamerson Love, RB Nick Griffin, DB Jay Hughes, WR Dane Leake P Baker Swedenburg, K William Berg, DB Asian Ruff, LB Christian Holmes, DB Ivan Muniz, WR Randy Moulds, WR Krisjon Wilkerson, LB Mark Lynn, DE Corvell Harrison-Gay, OL Dillon Day, OL Eric Lawson, OL Ben Beckwith, DL Josh Jackson. OC D.J. Looney, OL Paul Thompson, OL Sam Latham, OL Damien Robinson, WR Malcolm Johnson WR Robert Johnson, TE Reed Gordon, TE Kenneth Baldridge, WR Allen Tolbert, DT Rodney Prince, DE Kaleb Eulls, DL Curtis Virges.
*Career first-time starters were: QB Chris Relf, DE Johnthan McKenzie, OG Gabe Jackson, WR Ricco Sanders, RB Robert Elliott, S Emmanuel Gatling, S Nickoe Whitley.
*Career first-time players were: WR Ricco Sanders, OG Gabe Jackson, DE Johnathan McKenzie, S Nickoe Whitley, S Dennis Thames, QB Tyler Russell, RB LaDarius Perkins, RB Vick Ballard, WR Sam Williams, LB Chris Hughes, LB Deonte Skinner, LB Ferlando Bohanna, OL Archie Muniz, OC Sam Watts, OT Blaine Clausell, WR Michael Carr, DL Jeffrey Howie, DT James Carmon.
*True freshmen playing this game were: LB Chris Hughes, LB Ferlando Bohanna, OL Archie Muniz, OT Blaine Clausell, WR Michael Carr.
*Redshirt freshmen making their MSU debut were: Sanders, Williams, G.Jackson, McKenzie, Whitley, Thames, Russell, Perkins, Skinner, Watts.
*Bulldogs not dressed for this game included veteran WR Chris Smith, DE Shane McCardell, redshirt FB William Shumpert (back surgery this week), and TE Thomas Webb (foot).