The Egg Bowl: Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss, Second Edition by William G. Barner

By William G. Barner

From the contentious hold up of the 1st conflict in 1901 to the conflict in 2009, The Egg Bowl covers the Ole Miss-Mississippi country contention extensive. for every online game the narrative contains each scoring force, each participant who crossed the aim line, and each ultimate rating. greater than a hundred and fifty pictures illustrate the depth of motion at the box and catch the avid gamers and exploits trustworthy fanatics will continually remember.This new paperback version beneficial properties complete bills of the video games in 2007, 2008, and 2009, together with new photographs and up-to-date facts. For the booster who calls for to understand each statistic, The Egg Bowl creates the last word reference. Which participant has scored the main touchdowns? Who rushed for the longest run or threw the longest landing go? what number kickoffs were back for touchdowns? Why is November 30 of outcome? Which males have coached at either faculties? And unusually, which 3 avid gamers have lettered at Mississippi nation and Ole Miss?The depth of the contention can't be understated. pupil leaders created the precious Golden Egg, trophy of the once a year contest, to quell widespread fisticuffs within the stands. whereas meant to chill the fervor, the Egg has been controversially reworked, refurbished, or even abducted. the tale continuously simmers. This perfect present for the soccer enthusiast will in simple terms stoke these passions.

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A&M kicked off to open the game, and in two and half minutes the University had a 6–0 lead on a touchdown by John (Scotchy) McCall and an extra point kick by Steve Mitchell. A&M replied with an unsuccessful field goal try by W. J. (Blondy) Williams, who played all four years without a helmet. Early in the second half, Williams recovered a fumble and then scored for the Aggies. Though the attempt to “kick goal” failed, A&M had closed to within 1 point at 6–5. But Mississippi iced the game with a field goal.

Also, “While Mr. Joe Robinson was . . ” It was a scoreless battle through the first half and into the second. On Mississippi’s second possession of the third quarter, however, the Red and Blue fumbled near its own 20 yard line. Aggie left end W. J. (Chick) Magee quickly [ 38 ] 1911 In top photo an Ole Miss player, left, fades for a pass. In center the Aggies, in striped sleeves, down an Ole Miss runner while others rush to join the play. At bottom a University player attempts a block of an A&M punt as a white-shirted official watches.

Harvey “bucked center for four yards . . ” With each touchdown worth five points and Harvey “kicking goal” for the extra point, the score stood at 6–0. The rules stated that the scoring team would receive the ensuing kickoff, and Aggie tackle R. S. Wilson returned the ball 40 yards to the Mississippi 50 (the center of the 110-yard field was the 55). H. H. Pearson gained 15 yards, Wilson added 5 yards, and J. C. Mahoney tacked on 10 before Harvey galloped around right end for 18. Harvey probably would have scored but fumbled when hit by Mississippi’s captain, Fred W.

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