Bulldogs gear up security for upcoming Alabama game

The Bulldogs are gearing up for one of the biggest football games this year against number two ranked Alabama.

Posted: Nov. 9, 2017 8:04 PM
Updated: Nov. 9, 2017 8:29 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - The Bulldogs are gearing up for one of the biggest football games this year against number two ranked Alabama.

It’s a sold out game, expecting more than 60,000 fans plus tailgating. Security

Campus police laid out some security details for me.

“A big crowd a big loud, sellout rowdy crowd supporting their Bulldogs,” says Leah Beasley, Senior Associate Athletic Director.

Campus will be beefing up security and making it as easy as possible for fans to find their seats and keep their mind on the game.

“We’ll have our maps out there,” said Beasley. “We’ll also have more parking attendants to direct traffic as well as shuttles.
More security will be here to protect your safety.

“Basically we’ll do what we normally do with other games,” said Corporal Emmitt Johnson Jr. “We’ll have outside agency guys to help us work this out because it’ll be one of the biggest games we’ll have this year. Just make sure we have enough people on staff for all the people tailgating.”

Even after the game, police will be monitoring any post-games celebrations.

“Don’t set drinks done and try to come back to them and drink them,” said Johnson. “Make sure they enjoy themselves, but also be mindful of themselves while they’re out partying.”

You can check online at the MSU Athletics website for the size of purses and bags you can bring.

The game kicks off at 6 CT.

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