STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - It's formally known as the Battle for the Golden Egg and is commonly referred to as the Egg Bowl.
It's one of the nation's best college football rivalries: Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss.
Ole Miss wins the 2017 Egg Bowl in Starkville. Photo Date: Nov. 23, 2017.
Ole Miss won last year in Oxford. MSU will be the site of this year's game.
Thursday's kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT on ESPN.
As of Wednesday, Nov. 24, Ole Miss leads the overall series 63-48-6.
The Golden Egg trophy has been awarded to the winning team every year since 1927.
The trophy is that of a football, but it resembles an egg, thus the name.
AthlonSports.com put together a list of the "10 Things You May Not Know About the Egg Bowl."