Nick Fitzgerald might have played himself into Heisman Trophy award consideration Saturday as Mississippi State thumped No. 12 LSU 37-7 during Week 3 action in Starkville, Miss.
Fitzgerald threw for 180 yards and added 88 yards and 2 touchdowns on the ground as the Bulldogs moved to 3-0.
Aeris Williams rushed for 146 yards. Keith Mixon and Deddrick Thomas each made touchdown catches.
The Bulldogs defense held the potent LSU run game to 133 yards and stopped the Tigers on 10 of 13 third-down attempts.
The cowbells are ringing in Starkville as Bulldogs fans rejoice the big win.
Check out what Mississippi State fans are saying about the performance and join the conversation here.
Note: Comments are taken verbatim from Mississippi State Bulldogs — SEC Country and only edited for spelling.
Jerry Don Keith: “Way To Go Bulldogs”
Randy White: What a way to WRAP THIS UP IN MAROON AND WHITE!! Hail State
David Lee: Orgeron unemployed in 3…2…
Sin Badd: Will this help the recruiting like it did the year we went to number 1
Brandon Halford: Fitzgerald has the propensity to be a top contender. It feels like one of the most well rounded teams. 90s team sure. But hopefully we can carry the momentum.
Heath Kinsey: Loved the win! But would love to see nick Gibson in the mix on touching the ball more!
Charles Bryan: I know we will get some new commits this week…HAIL STATE
Paul Killian: What a performance! Way to dominate! Thanks for the stupid penalties LSU! On to Athens.
Brad Brewer: This one’s over I’ve got Georgia on my mind.
Lee Baker: And we were 8 point underdog.
Cheze Smith: Keith Mixon, all the TEs and WRs blocked very well all night and consistently made great plays.
Walter Dennis: Yeah Mullen and the Dawgs!
Justin Walthall: I’ve had that 2014 feeling about this team since spring. Only difference is didn’t dominate previous year’s bowl game.
Guy Dossett: Time to proudly show off the MSU coffee mug, as Coach Sherrill would say, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Junior Ray: I know you don’t want to hear it.But we can play with BAMA.
Julie Manahan Cicak: BE SCARED BAMA! BE VERY SCARED! WE’RE COMING FOR YOU! HAIL STATE! HAIL STATE
Shaun Blaylock: I hope the university gets ready to open up the check book for coach Grantham.
Vincent Jethrow: They have Offensive line and top 3 RB in the nation.
Kevin Clark: Great atmosphere and game..Great showing for the recruits there to experience.
Kyle W. Fogarty: I guess we have the #1 Defense in the SEC.
Bruce Stuckey: Frying corn dogs and feeding them to the dawgs. Took the sticks out for stimulation at the NCAA hearings.