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QB Garrett Shrader breaks MSU record in first start

Freshman quarterback Garrett Shrader led Mississippi State to a 28-13 win over Kentucky in week four of 2019 season.

Posted: Sep 23, 2019 10:07 PM
Updated: Sep 24, 2019 10:05 AM

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - Freshman quarterback Garrett Shrader led Mississippi State to a 28-13 win over Kentucky in week four of 2019 season.

The SEC opener was his first collegiate start, getting 305 yards of total offense and completing 17-22 passes.

He was named SEC Freshman of the Week on Monday.

Shrader is the first-ever true freshman quarterback to get the title in the school's history.

Shrader rushed for 125 yards with 11 carries in the Kentucky victory.

He was also the first in the school's history to rush for more than 100 yards and pass over 100 yards in his first career start with the Bulldogs.

MSU is now 3-1 overall and 1-0 in conference play.

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