Owls (7) @ Bulldogs (44)

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013, 4:00 PM EST

AutoZone Liberty Bowl - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN

The Chick-fil-A saved New Year's Eve

The first three bowls on December 31 had an average scoring margin of 30 points, but the classic, ridiculous Chick-fil-A Bowl entertained enough for all of them.

Bully's Growler: MSU 44, Rice 7

Some of the best tweets from MSU's rout of the Rice Owls in the 2013 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

Libery Bowl: Mississippi State Rings in New Year

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There's a little bit of reason for hope after the Bulldogs slam the Owls in their postseason game. But is it the first sign of a turnaround, or just a mirage?

Liberty Bowl Preview: A Close Game in Memphis?

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Neither Mississippi State nor Rice has made a habit of lopsided wins this year, so why would the Liberty Bowl be any different?

MSU vs. Rice: TV, Time, Odds, and Streaming

Kickoff is just under a day away, so if you're one of those fans who couldn't make the trip to Memphis, make sure you get your TV, game time, odds, and streaming information right here for the 2013 Liberty Bowl: MSU vs. Rice matchup.

The big Liberty Bowl breakdown

In 2013, Mississippi State pulled a Rice, improving late in the season to reach a bowl and get its coach off of a relatively hot seat. Can the young Bulldogs ride quite a few defensive advantages to a seventh win?

Rice's OL has TD celebration skills [VIDEO]

This video is undeniable proof of this.

Dan Mullen raps Rice Rice baby

What would a Vanilla Ice-themed rap from coach Dan Mullen about this season and playing Rice look like? Well, maybe (probably not) like this!

2013 Liberty Bowl, MSU vs. Rice: The Big Preview

So can MSU overcome the long layover and maintain momentum continued in Thanksgiving's Egg Bowl win? It's the Bulldogs battling hunger and the Rice Owls in the 2013 AutoZone Liberty Bowl. This is Mississippi State vs. Rice: The Big Preview.

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