Mississippi State reportedly has decided on a starting quarterback.
As reported by Bob Carskadon of HailState.com, the Bulldogs will put sophomore Nick Fitzgerald behind center to begin in the season opener against South Alabama today. Junior Damian Williams also is expected to play in the first quarter, according to Carskadon.
Breaking QB news: Nick Fitzgerald will take the first snaps at quarterback for MSU. He and Damian Williams will both play first quarter.
— Bob Carskadon (@bobcarskadon) September 3, 2016
Both were involved in a tight quarterback competition in fall camp. Earlier this week, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen said both Fitzgerald and Williams would play in the opener.