Lideatrick Griffin’s big plays lead Mississippi State past Tulsa in Armed Forces Bowl

FORT WORTH, Texas — Mississippi State scored touchdowns to open both halves and held off a pesky Tulsa team to win the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, 28-26, Thursday. A limited capacity of 9,000 braved a cold drizzle and 37-degree temperatures at Amon G. Carter Stadium on the campus of TCU. The weather didn’t seem to hamper the players. Jo’quavious Marks scored on a 28-yard run on the Bulldogs’ first possession after Lideatrick Griffin’s 53-yard return on the opening kick set Mississippi State up at the Tulsa 39. Tulsa closed to within 7-6 by halftime on Zack Long’s field goals of 27 and 3…

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