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Mississippi State Defeats Michigan 52-14 - Recap

Michigan couldn't hang with the Bulldogs on Saturday as Mississippi State blasted the Wolverines 52-14 in Gator Bowl action at Municipal Stadium.

Mississippi State was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 61.5.

Chris Relf completed 18 of 23 pass attempts for 281 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Wolverines defense.

Denard Robinson rushed for 59 yards for Michigan, while Michael Shaw added 19 yards. Denard Robinson threw for 254 yards for the Wolverines, while receivers Darryl Stonum and Roy Roundtree had 59 and 53 yards respectively.

Mississippi State outgained Michigan 485-342 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-17 by the Bulldogs.

Michigan lost the time of possession battle 35:15/24:45, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.