On the opening drive, Mississippi State completed a 63 yard pass from Dak Prescott to De’Runnya Wilson, down to the Mizzou 15. Four plays later, the two hooked up on a five-yard slant pass to go up 21-13.
On the next possession, Drew Lock’s first pass was picked up setting the Bulldogs up at the Tiger 37.
Weston Graves hit a 36-yard field goal after the Tigers’ defense held, but the deficit increased to 11 in 4:59.
On State’s next possession, Prescott drove the Bulldogs down the field again connecting for his fourth touchdown of the game, and his second to Fred Ross. Prescott has already thrown for 285 yards with one quarter to play.
Mizzou was outgained 171-27 in the third.