Egg Bowl will be played on Thanksgiving in 2017

WJTV – Starting in 2017, Ole Miss and Mississippi State will be back to playing the Egg Bowl on Thanksgiving.

The SEC released all of its teams’ schedules for next season, showing the new holiday date for the rivalry. This game is the start of a multi-year agreement for the Rebels and Bulldogs to play on Thanksgiving. The Clarion-Ledger reports that multi-year agreement goes through 2017 and 2018.

2013 was the last time these two met on Thanksgiving. Dak Prescott entered the game in the fourth quarter to lead the Bulldogs to a 17-10 overtime win.

Here are the full 2017 schedules for both the Rebels and Bulldogs:

OLE MISS

Sept. 2                         SOUTH ALABAMA
Sept. 9                         UT MARTIN
Sept. 16                       at California
Sept. 30                       at Alabama*
Oct. 7                          at Auburn*
Oct. 14                         VANDERBILT*
Oct. 21                         LSU*
Oct. 28                         ARKANSAS*
Nov. 4                           at Kentucky*
Nov. 11                         LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE
Nov. 18                         TEXAS A&M*
Nov. 23 (Thurs.)             at Mississippi State*

MISSISSIPPI STATE

Sept. 2                         CHARLESTON SOUTHERN
Sept. 9                         at Louisiana Tech
Sept. 16                       LSU
Sept. 23                       at Georgia
Sept. 30                       at Auburn
Oct. 14                        BYU
Oct. 21                        KENTUCKY
Oct. 28                        at Texas A&M
Nov. 4                          UMASS
Nov. 11                        ALABAMA
Nov. 18                        at Arkansas
Nov. 23 (Thu.)              OLE MISS

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