MSU Football vs. Stephen F. Austin (Fans Wear Maroon or White)

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Join Coach Joe Moorhead and his Mississippi State Bulldogs as they kick off the 2018 season at Davis Wade Stadium with a game against the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks! Fans are encouraged to wear maroon or white. The fan zone opens at 2:30 p.m. Photos with Bully are available from 4:30-5:30 p.m., and Miss Maroon and White Victoria Kokinos will be signing autographs from 5-5:30 p.m. The Junction opens at 4 p.m. on Friday for tailgate setup (Tents may not be dropped off until 5 a.m.). The Dawg Walk takes place at 4:30 p.m. in the Junction. The MSU Alumni Association is hosting alumni and friends at the association's tailgate tent presented by Renasant Bank. The tailgate will be located in The Junction under two big-top tents in front of the Leo Seal M-Club. Starting three hours prior to game time, all Bulldog fans are encouraged to stop by for pre-game festivities and to enjoy complimentary food and drinks while supplies last. Face painting, pompoms and beat stickers also will be available. Hail State Rewards members ( and Bully's Kids Club members ( will receive 100 points for attendance. Fans are encouraged to arrive at Davis Wade Stadium gates approximately 30 minutes earlier than normal to ensure smooth entry through the new metal detectors ( Fans can learn more about Maroon Memories experiences available for home football games at The game will be televised on ESPNU. Information on the Davis Wade Stadium clear bag policy is available online at Bulldog Football is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @HailStateFB. Find all-access coverage of the program on Snapchat by searching for “HailStateSnap.” Hail State and Go Dawgs!

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