Mississippi State game day recipes and cocktails! These appetizers, sweet treats & drinks are perfect for a Gators Tailgate!
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It's 4pm the day before the game at Mississippi State... where are you? Waiting for "Hail State" to sound and signal the start of setting up the tailgate at The Junction, of course!
Whether you're manning the grill, mixing drinks or simply donning your maroon and white and enjoying the pre-game banter, a Bulldogs tailgate is something to look forward to during football season!
In this post, I'm sharing some Mississippi state facts and top picks for game day food and tailgating essentials that will help you stand out as the talk of the tailgate.
Mississippi State Football Facts
Before we get to the food, here are a few facts about the Mississippi State Bulldogs:
- Location: Mississippi State University is located in Starkville, Mississippi
- Stadium: Davis Wade Stadium
- Mascot: Bully the Bulldog
- Team Colors: Maroon and White
- Team Saying or Chant: "Hail State!"
- Marching Band: Famous Maroon Band
- Fight Song: "Hail State"
Mississippi State Football Food
Setting up a tailgate can sure make you hungry! This Mississippi State-insired tailgate menu features team colors and state flavors that will satisfy the masses before kickoff!
Here's what we've got:
- Cocktails: Bulldog Cocktail, Mississippi Sunset
- Appetizers: Pimento Cheese BLT's, Mississippi Caviar
- Desserts: Mississippi Mud Dip, Pecan Rolo Pretzels
Game Day Essentials
A Mississippi State tailgate isn't complete without some team gear! Show your Bulldog spirit with these handpicked maroon and white accessories from my Amazon team shop page!
No matter what team you're rooting for, you'll need the fundamentals such as tailgate chairs, tables, grills, speakers and accessories. I've compiled some of the best-rated tailgate essentials in my Football Season shop page, so make sure to check those out as well!
More Themed Tailgate Recipes
Interested in exploring tailgates for the other SEC teams? Take a look at my the other posts in the Tailgate Thursday series:
- Alabama Crimson Tide
- Arkansas Razorbacks
- Auburn Tigers
- Florida Gators
- Georgia Bulldogs
- Kentucky Wildcats
- Missouri Tigers
- Ole Miss Rebels
- South Carolina Gamecocks
- Tennessee Volunteers
- Texas A&M Aggies
- Vanderbilt Commodores
Don't forget to tag me and the recipe authors and show off your game day tailgate spread!