1994 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team

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1994 Mississippi State Bulldogs football
Mississippi State Bulldogs logo.svg
Peach Bowl, L 24–28 vs. NC State
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Western Division
Ranking
Coaches No. 25
AP No. 24
1994 record 8–4 (5–3 SEC)
Head coach Jackie Sherrill (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Bruce Arians (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Bill Clay
Home stadium Scott Field (40,646)
Seasons
← 1993
1995 →
1994 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Division
No. 7 Florida x$ 7 1 0     10 2 1
No. 22 Tennessee 5 3 0     8 4 0
South Carolina 4 4 0     7 5 0
Georgia 3 4 1     6 4 1
Vanderbilt 2 6 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 0 8 0     1 10 0
Western Division
No. 5 Alabama x 8 0 0     12 1 0
No. 9 Auburn 6 1 1     9 1 1
No. 24 Mississippi State 5 3 0     8 4 0
LSU 3 5 0     4 7 0
Arkansas 2 6 0     4 7 0
Ole Miss 2 6 0     4 7 0
Championship: Florida 24, Alabama 23
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1994 Mississippi State Bulldogs football team represented Mississippi State University during the 1994 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was Jackie Sherrill, the Bulldogs played their home games in 1994 at Scott Field in Starkville, Mississippi. The Bulldogs finished the season ranked 24th and 25th, respectively, in the AP and Coaches' Polls.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 PM at Memphis* Liberty BowlMemphis, Tennessee W 17–6   35,106
September 10 7:00 PM at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana (Rivalry) L 24–44   63,029
September 24 11:30 AM No. 23 Tennessee Scott FieldStarkville, Mississippi JPS W 24–21   41,071
October 1 6:00 PM Arkansas State* Scott Field • Starkville, Mississippi W 49–3   30,143
October 8 2:30 PM No. 9 Auburn Scott Field • Starkville, Mississippi ABC L 42–18   41,200
October 15 12:00 PM at South Carolina Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, South Carolina W 41–36   64,902
October 22 1:30 PM Tulane* Scott Field • Starkville, Mississippi W 66–22   30,169
October 29 6:00 PM at Kentucky Commonwealth StadiumLexington, Kentucky (Rivalry) W 47–7   49,500
November 5 11:30 AM Arkansas No. 24 Scott Field • Starkville, Mississippi JPS W 17–7   35,147
November 12 2:30 PM No. 6 Alabama No. 20 Scott Field • Starkville, Mississippi (Rivalry) ABC L 25–29   41,358
November 26 12:30 PM at Ole Miss No. 19 Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi (Egg Bowl) W 21–17   36,521
January 1 7:00 PM No. 23 NC State No. 16 Georgia DomeAtlanta (Peach Bowl) ESPN L 24–28   64,902
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released week prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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