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Mississippi State’s Starting Quarterback Is Officially Out Today

Mississippi State starting quarterback Tommy Stevens is officially ruled as out for today’s game against Kentucky.

Stevens will be replaced by freshman Garrett Shrader:

The Bulldogs will be without senior quarterback Tommy Stevens against Kentucky on Saturday. Stevens has been ruled out with an upper-body injury.

When Stevens emerged from the tunnel at Davis Wade Stadium on Saturday for pre-game warm-ups, he was already wearing his maroon No. 7 jersey. Almost all the other Bulldogs were wearing white warm-up shirts.

Speculation started stirring then, and Mississippi State made Stevens’ injury status official when the university issued a pre-game statement that denoted him as “out.