Mississippi State downs Vanderbilt
Anthony Dixon rushed for 102 yards on 27 carries, as Mississippi State edged No. 13 Vanderbilt 17-14 on Saturday.
Mississippi State covered as 1.5-point home favorites as the game played under the 38.5-point total set by oddsmakers.
Tyson Lee went 12-for-22 for 92 yards with a touchdown for the Bulldogs, who got a TD reception from Brandon Henderson in the payday.
Jeff Jennings and Chris Nickson caught touchdown passes for Vanderbilt, which managed only 109 total yards offense against Mississippi State.