A few thoughts on MSU football’s Thursday night-er against Kentucky

The Thursday night game will be great for national exposure


In case you haven’t yet heard, Mississippi State announced today that its home football game against Kentucky this fall has been moved to Thursday, October 24 and will be broadcast on ESPN.

KPDTYEHYKIBFQUG.20090924172617In a vacuum, the move may garner mixed reactions, but looking at the big picture of the schedule, playing the Wildcats on Thursday may be the best part of Dan Mullen’s fifth season with the Bulldogs.

On Saturday October 12, MSU hosts Bowling Green at Davis Wade Stadium.

The following Saturday is an off-week for the Bulldogs.

The result? MSU gets a week and a half of prep after a non-conference game for a Thursday home SEC game (instead of four days if it were playing the Saturday before), and then the Bulldogs have another week and a half before traveling to South Carolina, on paper one of the toughest games of the season, playing on the road against…

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