OK, folks, here we go. Let’s set up Mississippi State’s season opener against Jackson State. To begin, you can follow my in-game updates and commentary on Twitter at twitter.com/bradlocke. I will not be putting updates on this blog, so you’ve gotta follow my Twitter feed for that.
If you haven’t gotten a hard copy of the Daily Journal’s GameDay section, get it. If you can’t, then here is the game preview from the section.
And now, here now is the basic info for today’s game. I’ll have some pregame notes up before kickoff.
• When: 2:30 p.m.
• Where: Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville
• TV: ESPNU (Todd Harris play-by-play, Charles Arbuckle color)
• Radio: MSU Radio Network, XM Channel 200, Sirius Channel 215
• 2008 records: Jackson State 7-5, MSU 4-8
• Last meeting: This is the first meeting.
• Forecast: My Weather Channel iPhone app says 30% chance of rain by noon, 40% chance by 3 p.m., with a high of 85º.
• Notable stat: MSU has lost three straight season openers, two of them at home.