Report: The Egg Bowl Returning To Thanksgiving For 2017, 2018

first_imgOle Miss and Mississippi players need to separated by an official.Egg Bowl Thanksgiving games are coming back!The Ole Miss-Mississippi State rivalry has not been held on the football-heavy holiday since 2013, but with today’s 2017 SEC Football schedule announcement, it has been revealed that the two will play on Thanksgiving night next season.BREAKING | 2017 Ole Miss Football Schedule Announced>>— Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) September 14, 2016BREAKING | Full 2017 Schedule Unveiled?: ??— MSU Football (@HailStateFB) September 14, 2016That’s not all. According to a report by the Clarion-Ledger, the game will also be on Thanksgiving in 2018.Mississippians will be served egg with their turkey in 2017 and 2018.The Egg Bowl is scheduled to move back to Thanksgiving for the next two years a league source told The Clarion-Ledger on Tuesday. ESPN first reported the news of the move for 2017The game has been played on Thanksgiving Day 21 times total. The 2013 Thanksgiving Day game was also the last win for the Bulldogs in the series. A young Dak Prescott led Mississippi State to a 17-10 overtime win that year, with 144 total yards and a rushing touchdown in the game. Ole Miss is currently riding a two game winning streak, and holds a series record lead of 61-45-6 all time.[Clarion-Ledger]last_img

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