Egg Bowl run another hit for fans

Ole Miss cadets transported the game ball from Oxford to Calhoun City. | Photo Date: Nov. 25, 2019

The relatively new tradition brings Ole Miss and MSU fans together in Calhoun City.

Posted: Nov 25, 2019 5:12 PM

CALHOUN CITY, Miss. (WTVA) - Ole Miss ROTC cadets carried a football to Calhoun City where they gave the game ball to Mississippi State cadets in preparation for Thursday's Egg Bowl.

The "Egg Bowl run" is a relatively new tradition, but it's been a big hit each year.

MSU cadets received the game ball and transported it to Starkville. | Photo Date: Nov. 25, 2019

Calhoun City is the mid-point between Oxford and Starkville.

After receiving the game ball, MSU cadets then carried it to Starkville, where the football game will be held on Thanksgiving night.

Once at MSU, the cadets will present the ball to head football coach Joe Moorhead.

The Egg Bowl kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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