Homecoming couldn't have gone any better for Mississipi State and Derek Pegues.
The Bulldogs routed Jacksonville State 35-3 and Pegues was the star. The former South Panola star intercepted a pass in the 1st quarter and returnedt 26 yards for a touchdown.
In the 2nd quarter, Pegues returned a punt 44 yards for a touchdown. Quarterback Michael Henig returned from a broken collarbone and threw for 183 yards and a touchdown. Mississippi State wins big 35-3.