No SEC team will be happier to see Nick Fitzgerald graduate than Texas A&M
Leading up to the Texas A&M game, Nick Fitzgerald was asked by local media if his previous success against Texas A&M would be a factor Saturday night in Starkville. According to the Mississippi State quarterback, considering the Aggies were led by a different coaching staff and had new players, he wasn’t willing to believe what happened previously would affect the upcoming game.
Turns out, he may have been wrong.
Of course, you know by now what happened, the senior QB connected on a few deep balls and his receivers made some great plays against the Aggies over the weekend in a 28-13 win in Starkville. By the time the game was over, Fitzgerald had connected on 14 of 22 passes for 241 yards and two scores in addition to 88 yards on the ground and two additional scores. His 76-yard touchdown in the closing minutes of the game put the Aggies away for good.
Following the game, Mississippi State sports information director Bill Martin shared some incredible information on the program’s heralded quarterback in his three games against Texas A&M. Most impressive, Fitz will end his career 3-0 against the Aggies, with each win coming as an unranked team beating a ranked Texas A&M.
As for individual statistics, Fitzgerald put up 591 passing yards, 375 rushing for a total of 966 yards on the Aggies and 11 touchdowns in those three games. Fitzgerald scored multiple touchdowns in each of the three contests.
Needless to say, when Fitzgerald exhausts his college eligibility, there won’t be a program happier to see him go than the one in College Station.
The run that sealed the deal 🎥⤵️
— Mississippi State Football (@HailStateFB) October 28, 2018