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"That's a big win for us," Dan Mullen said Saturday.

What Dan Mullen said after Mississippi State escaped Arkansas with 28-21 victory

It wasn’t pretty, but Dan Mullen’s Mississippi State squad got things done against Arkansas on Saturday.

After trailing by two touchdowns through the first quarter of the game, Mississippi State rallied to a 28-21 road victory in Fayetteville.

Mississippi State moved to 8-3 overall and 4-3 in SEC play. Mullen’s team will look to finish the regular season with a victory against rival Ole Miss in the Egg Bowl on Thanksgiving.

Here’s what Mullen said after beating Bret Bielema’s Arkansas squad on Saturday afternoon: