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2012 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team

2012 Mississippi State Bulldogs football
Gator Bowl vs. #21 Northwestern, L 20–34
Conference Southeastern Conference Western Division
2012 record 8–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coach Dan Mullen (4th year)
Offensive coordinator Les Koenning (4th year)
Offensive scheme Spread Option
Defensive coordinator Chris Wilson (3rd year)
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Davis Wade Stadium (Capacity: 55,082)
2012 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#5 Georgia xy   7 1         12 2  
#9 Florida x   7 1         11 2  
#8 South Carolina   6 2         11 2  
#23 Vanderbilt   5 3         9 4  
Missouri   2 6         5 7  
Tennessee   1 7         5 7  
Kentucky   0 8         2 10  
Western Division
#1 Alabama x#   7 1         13 1  
#14 LSU   6 2         10 3  
#5 Texas A&M   6 2         11 2  
Mississippi State   4 4         8 5  
Ole Miss   3 5         7 6  
Arkansas   2 6         4 8  
Auburn   0 8         3 9  
Championship: Alabama 32, Georgia 28
# – BCS National Champion
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team represented Mississippi State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by Dan Mullen, who was in fourth season with Mississippi State. The Bulldogs played their home games at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi, and competed in the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC).

Schedule

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:00 PM Jackson State* Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS SECRN W 56–9   55,082
September 8 11:00 AM Auburn Davis Wade Stadium • Starkville, MS ESPN W 28–10   56,111
September 15 6:00 PM at Troy* Veterans Memorial StadiumTroy, AL ESPN3 W 30–24   29,013
September 22 6:00 PM South Alabama* #23 Davis Wade Stadium • Starkville, MS Bulldog Sports Properties W 30–10   55,186
October 6 11:21 AM at Kentucky #20 Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY (Rivalry) SECN W 27–14   49,498
October 13 8:00 PM Tennessee #19 Davis Wade Stadium • Starkville, MS ESPN2 W 41–31   57,831
October 20 6:00 PM Middle Tennessee*dagger #15 Davis Wade Stadium • Starkville, MS ESPN2 W 45–3   55,108
October 27 7:30 PM at #1 Alabama #13 Bryant–Denny StadiumTuscaloosa, AL (The Battle for Highway 82) ESPN L 7–38   101,821
November 3 11:00 AM #16 Texas A&M #17 Davis Wade Stadium • Starkville, MS ESPN L 13–38   55,240
November 10 6:00 PM at #9 LSU #22 Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA (Rivalry) ESPN L 17–37   92,831
November 17 11:21 AM Arkansas Davis Wade Stadium • Starkville, MS SECN W 45–14   54,838
November 24 6:00 PM at Ole Miss #25 Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS (Egg Bowl) ESPNU L 24–41   61,005
January 1 11:00 AM vs. #21 Northwestern* EverBank FieldJacksonville, FL (Gator Bowl) ESPN2 L 20–34   48,612
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.
Schedule Source:[1]

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP RV RV RV 23 21 20 19 15 13 17 22 RV 25 RV NR  
Coaches' RV RV RV 23 19 19 18 16 12 18 23 RV 24 RV RV  
Harris Not released 17 14 12 15 20 25 23 RV RV Not released 
BCS Not released 12 11 15 21 NR NR NR NR Not released


References

  1. ^ "2012 Mississippi State Bulldogs Football Schedule". Retrieved December 28, 2011. 
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