Bulldogs Down Jackson St 56-9 - Match Report
|Bulldogs Down Jackson St 56-9 - Match Report|
Jackson St couldn't hang with the Bulldogs on Saturday as Mississippi State blasted the Tigers 56-9 in Week 1 action at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.
Tyler Russell completed 15 of 23 pass attempts for 175 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
B.J. Lee rushed for 45 yards for Jackson St, while Clayton Moore added 42 yards. Dedric McDonald threw for 136 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Rico Richardson and E.J. Drewery had 95 and 35 yards respectively.
Jackson St lost the offensive yardage battle to Mississippi State 377-265 yards in Saturday's game. Mississippi State had more first downs as that total ended up 23-16.
The time of possession battle favored Mississippi State as their offense was on the field for 32:31, longer than the 27:29 of their opponents.