Alcorn State vs Mississippi State Wrap - Mississippi State Wins 51-7
The battle between the Bulldogs and Braves didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Alcorn State was handed a 51-7 defeat on Saturday at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field.
Mississippi State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 41.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 53.5.
Dak Prescott completed 12 of 19 pass attempts for 174 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Arnold Walker rushed for 23 yards for Alcorn State, while Joe Price added 5 yards. John Gibbs threw for 135 yards for the Braves, while receivers Tollette George and Arnold Walker had 80 and 34 yards respectively.
Mississippi State outgained Alcorn State 556-163 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-6 by the Bulldogs.
The time of possession battle favored Mississippi State as their offense was on the field for 38:53, longer than the 21:07 of their opponents.