#22 Mississippi State @ Illinois
2023 ReliaQuest Bowl
Final
January 02, 2023 12:00 PM
#22 Mississippi State
Bulldogs
8-4 / 4-4
19
10
Illinois
Fighting Illini
8-4 / 5-4
2022 Season

Raymond James Stadium
Tampa, FL
Capacity: 65,828
Attendance: 35,797

Series Stats

Mississippi State
Illinois
Tie
2
1
0
3rd
meeting
More Games
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Mississippi State
*the data for this team and coach are incomplete

Head Coach
Zach Arnett
Schedule
vs Auburn W 33-39 11/5/2022
vs Georgia L 45-19 11/12/2022
vs East Tennessee State W 7-56 11/19/2022
@ Mississippi W 22-24 11/24/2022
@ Illinois W 10-19 1/2/2023
Mississippi State
has outscored their opponents
392 to 290
this season
Zach Arnett's record
at Mississippi State
0 - 0 - 0
vs Illinois
0 - 0 - 0
Longest Winning Streak
Mississippi State
2 game(s)
from 1980
to 2023
Illinois
1 game(s)
from 1923
to 1923
Box Score
1 2 3 4 OT T
Mississippi State 0 3 0 16 0 19
Illinois 0 7 3 0 0 10
Team Stats
1st Downs
21
21
3rd Down Conv/Att
6-14
3-11
4th Down Conv/Att
1-1
0-0
Passing Yards
274
253
Comp-Att
30-45
23-34
Yards per pass
6.10
7.40
Interceptions thrown
2
0
Rushing Yards
116
35
Rushing attempts
22
29
Yards per rush
5.30
1.20
Total Yards
390
288
Penalties
6-55
3-25
Turnovers
2
1
Fumbles lost
0
1
Interceptions thrown
2
0
Possession
28:15
31:45
Notes
Illinois

West Division
Head Coach
Bret Bielema
Schedule
vs Michigan State L 23-15 11/5/2022
vs Purdue L 31-24 11/12/2022
@ Michigan L 19-17 11/19/2022
@ Northwestern W 3-41 11/26/2022
vs Mississippi State L 19-10 1/2/2023
vs Ohio State 11/28/2020
Illinois
has outscored their opponents
305 to 147
this season
Bret Bielema's record
at Illinois
13 - 11 - 0
vs Mississippi State
0 - 0 - 0
Latest Winning Streak
Mississippi State
2 game(s)
from 1980
to 2023
Illinois
1 game(s)
from 1923
to 1923