"We knew we were in a position", said Brown, who finished the season with 75 catches for 1,252 yards and 11 touchdowns.
Mullen - 69-49 in nine seasons, including 8-4 in 2017, in arguably the toughest job in the SEC - now makes $4.5 million annually at Mississippi State, but according to SI.com's report, "word is the school is willing to bump him up to around $6 million and also making an even stronger financial commitment to his staff".
Though the Mississippi State was able to add 10 more points in a long fourth quarter, Ole Miss' lead was insurmountable and coach Luke was met with two Gatorade baths and chants of his name as the team stormed the field and engulfed the Egg Bowl trophy. That forced true freshman Keytaon Thompson into action.
The Bulldogs trailed 31-13 with 8:23 remaining, but scored two touchdowns to pull to 31-28 with 1:05 left.
Mississippi State is ready to "go all in" to prevent football coach Dan Mullen from leaving the SEC school for another job, SI.com reported Friday, citing an unidentified source.
Mississippi State hurt itself with five turnovers - two interceptions and three fumbles.
The junior had his leg bent backward on a running play.
Ole Miss: Ole Miss has an eventful offseason ahead of it - the program is still awaiting word on its full punishment from the NCAA in its rules infractions case against the school. The Rebels are ineligible for postseason play due to a self-imposed bowl ban. "We want him to be our head coach". We love that guy.
The Ole Miss Rebels pulled together an upset against the No. 14 Mississippi State Bulldogs in the 90th annual Egg Bowl on Thursday night.
Ole Miss' season is over.