Auburn’s penultimate home game of the season will be the team’s second early kick in the SEC game.
The Tigers’ Week 11 game with Mississippi State is scheduled for 11 a.m. CST inside Jordan-Hare Stadium, the SEC announced Monday morning. The division’s showdown will air on ESPN.
Auburn has won three straight games against Mississippi State, including eight of the last 10 on the Plains. The Tigers beat the Bulldogs 24-10 at Starkville last season, a day before the schedule split from Gus Malzahn.
Mike leachThe Kentucky team are coming off their home win over a ranked Kentucky team over the weekend, 31-17. After winning just four games last season, Mississippi State is 5-3 so far this year, going 3-2 in the SEC. Miss State had some solid wins over Kentucky and Texas A&M on the road, but also lost to Memphis, now 4-4, at the start of the season.
The Bulldogs head to Arkansas this Saturday.
Now No. 12 in the AP poll, Auburn also scores a big home win, beating the No. 10 Ole Miss 31-20. The Tigers now hold second-place only in SEC West and are looking to win their third straight game against a divisional opponent this weekend at No.13 Texas A&M (2:30 p.m. CST, CBS).
Auburn dominated the all-time series against Mississippi State, 65-27-2.