A 3rd Top 10 Team Just Went Down Tonight

first_imgA general view of Mississippi State's football field.STARKVILLE, MS – OCTOBER 11: A general view of Davis Wade Stadium during the game between the Mississippi State Bulldogs and the Auburn Tigers on October 11, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Auburn football entered the day at 5-1, with a single one-point loss to previously undefeated LSU. That changed minutes ago.The Tigers were in Starkville to face unranked, and somewhat disappointing relative to expectations, Mississippi State squad.MSU had lost back-to-back games to Kentucky and Florida entering the night, but looked very dangerous at home.Nick Fitzgerald ran for 195 yards and two scores en route to a 23-9 Mississippi State upset of Auburn football.In the process, he broke a record held by Tim Tebow.Nick Fitzgerald just broke Tim Tebow’s SEC career rushing record for a QB.— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) October 7, 2018Fitzgerald made very little impact through the air, only throwing for 69 total yards and a pick.The Bulldogs were able to dominate on the ground though. Kylin Hill got back on track after a few quiet weeks with 126 yards as well.Jarrett Stidham and the Auburn offense failed to reach the end zone. All nine of the Tigers points came from field goals. As a result, they’re sure to tumble from the No. 8 spot in the polls.last_img

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