Egg Bowl Scheduled for ESPN Primetime on Thanksgiving
OXFORD, Miss. – (Release) The annual Egg Bowl game between Ole Miss and Mississippi State will remain in ESPN’s primetime window Thanksgiving night for the 2023 season, the SEC announced Thursday.
Egg Bowl game time is set 😤@ESPN | #HottyToddy pic.twitter.com/7MB9pRDF5N
— Ole Miss Football (@OleMissFB) May 25, 2023
This season’s Battle for the Golden Egg will be played on Thursday, Nov. 23, in Starkville, Mississippi, with kickoff set for 6:30 p.m. CT on ESPN. The game has been held on Thanksgiving night 31 times previously, including five times since 2017.
The winner of the annual matchup has been awarded the Golden Egg Trophy each year since 1927.
Ole Miss and Mississippi State have met 119 times previously, the second-most played rivalry game in the SEC, with the first game taking place in 1901. Ole Miss holds a 64-47-6 advantage in the series.
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