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Bulldogs vs Cougars Final: 47-24 - Recap

The Cougars had no answer for Vick Ballard on Saturday as the Bulldogs rolled to a 47-24 win at John O`Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium.

Mississippi State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 57.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tyler Russell completed 5 of 9 pass attempts for 72 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Terrance Broadway rushed for 18 yards for Houston, while Bryce Beall added 17 yards. David Piland threw for 301 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Tyron Carrier and E.J. Smith had 90 and 86 yards respectively.

Houston lost the offensive yardage battle to Mississippi State 538-403 yards in Saturday's game. Mississippi State had more first downs as that total ended up 28-25.

Houston lost the time of possession battle 39:02/20:58, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Mississippi State heads into a Week 7 battle against Florida. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Rice.