Mississippi State wins St. Petersburg Bowl with blocked field goal


The Mississippi State Bulldogs hung on to defeat Miami (OH) in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Monday afternoon despite a late scare. Trailing the Bulldogs 17-16, the RedHawks lined up for a 37-yard-field for the win.

Unfortunately for Miami (OH), Bulldogs defensive lineman Nelson Adams got his hand on the ball to clinch the win for Mississippi State.

The game-clinching blocked field goal can be seen below:

With the win, the Bulldogs finish the season 6-7. Miami (OH) finishes its 2016 campaign with an identical record.

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Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, ESPN.com, FOXSports.com, CBSSports.com and many others.
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