Mississippi State will be playing at least one game in primetime next season.
The Bulldogs’ non-conference matchup at BYU has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 and will be shown on either ESPN or ESPN2.
— MSU Football (@HailStateFB) January 25, 2016
It will be the Bulldogs’ sixth game of the season, sandwiched between a home game against Auburn on Oct. 8 and a trip to Kentucky on Oct. 22.
The game will see Mississippi State travel to Provo, Utah for the first time since 2000, when the Bulldogs’ defeated the Cougars 44-28. As part of the deal with Brigham Young, Mississippi State will host BYU in 2017.