MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Nick Fitzgerald was the first one to ask Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead for this weeks scouting report, and hell probably be the first one to have his cleats on Saturday.
Thats what happens when you havent stepped on the field since last years Egg Bowl.
The Heisman Trophy candidate dislocated his right ankle against Ole Miss, forcing him to miss the Bulldogs bowl game. Then, Fitzgerald was suspended for this seasons opener against Stephen F. Austin for violating an unspecified team rule, relegating him to running the scout team.
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