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Miss. St. loses Egg Bowl, QB Fitzgerald

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(TSX / STATS) -- STARKVILLE, Miss. -- In the blink of an eye, Nick Fitzgerald's life changed on Thursday night.

Mississippi State's star dual-threat quarterback cut up the field for a 3-yard run before two Ole Miss defenders tackled him to the ground. When they got up, he stayed down in pain.

Fitzgerald sustained a gruesome dislocated ankle that resulted in him being carted off the field and replaced by true freshman Keytaon Thompson. The Rebels took full advantage of the change, and they forced five turnovers that proved to be the difference in their 31-28 upset of No. 14 Mississippi State.

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